Our UHN programs and services are among the most advanced in the world. We have grouped our physicians, staff, services and resources into 10 medical programs to meet the needs of our patients and help us make the most of our resources.
University Health Network is a health care and medical research organization in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The scope of research and complexity of cases at UHN has made us a national and international source for discovery, education and patient care.
Our 10 medical programs are spread across eight hospital sites – Princess Margaret, Toronto General, Toronto Rehab’s five sites, Toronto Western – as well as our education programs through the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. Learn more about the services, programs and amenities offered at each location.
Maps & Directions
Find out how to get to and around our nine locations — floor plans, parking, public transit, accessibility services, and shuttle information.
Ways You Can Help
Being touched by illness affects us in different ways. Many people want to give back to the community and help others. At UHN, we welcome your contribution and offer different ways you can help so you can find one that suits you.
The Newsroom is the source for media looking for information about UHN or trying to connect with one of our experts for an interview. It’s also the place to find UHN media policies and catch up on our news stories, videos, media releases, podcasts and more.
Whitney Goulstone's epileptic seizures were once so severe, she had to wear a helmet and could not hold her children. Watch Global Toronto's series to see how surgery at UHN has changed her life. (Photo: Courtesy of Whitney Goulstone)
As part of Epilepsy Awareness Month, tune into a five-part series on Global Toronto featuring UHN doctors and patient, Whitney Goulstone, whose life with epilepsy forever changed thanks to groundbreaking surgery.
You'll hear about a reporter's experience having a seizure on-air, an epileptic mother's desperate hope to one day hold her children, how myths and stigma affect those with the disorder, and much more.
Check out the schedule below for when to watch. We'll also post the Global Toronto segments here featuring our UHN experts and Goulstone. You can also catch these video updates by following us on Facebook
( facebook.com/UniversityHealthNetwork and
WHEN TO WATCH:
Thursday, March 7, 5:30 p.m. ET: Reporter has seizure on-airMark McAllister recalls the moment in 2011 when he had what was then called a "medical condition" live on Global Toronto's News Hour.
Reporter has seizure on-air
Friday, March 8, 5:30 p.m. ET: Life-changing surgeryThe story of Whitney Goulstone, a young woman who opted for brain surgery after epileptic seizures took control of her life. Also meet her surgeon, Dr. Taufik Valiante.
Epilepsy patients turn to brain surgery for treatment
Saturday, March 9, 5:30 p.m. ET: Inside Epilepsy– A Focus Ontario SpecialThis special will give an in-depth look at the medical efforts to understand, treat and explain a disorder that affects one in every 100 Canadians. The feature will offer first person insight into the silent disorder and talk about the uncertainty and fears that are associated with diagnosis. Mark McAllister will share his personal journey of being diagnosed with epilepsy and the fallout of the on-air seizure that led to this discovery. You'll also meet UHN's Dr. Danielle Andrade and Dr. Peter Carlen.
Focus Ontario: Inside Epilepsy
Sunday, March 10, 7 a.m., 11:30 a.m., midnight ET: Inside Epilepsy– A Focus Ontario Special
Repeat of Saturday
Monday, March 11, 5:30 p.m. ET: Whitney's Wish Wanting to help other epilepsy patients like herself, Whitney Goulstone created Whitney's Wish to make medical treatment more accessible to others living with epilepsy. Tune in to see how Whitney is supporting the epilepsy program at Krembil Neuroscience Centre.
Whitney's Wish Website:
Whitney's Wish (Donate)
Tuesday, March 12, 5:30 p.m. ET: Support services Those diagnosed with epilepsy often struggle, not just with the physical symptoms, but also the stigma that surrounds the disorder. This is an inside look at the support services and organizations providing help.
Wednesday, March 13, 5:30 p.m. ET: How you can help General awareness plays a huge part in helping those with epilepsy cope with the social stigma related to seizures. This segment explains why it's important to understand more on the condition and how you can help. Also learn about Purple Day on March 26.
How you can help