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At UHN, we strive to deliver Compassionate Care & Caring. Learn more about the services and supports that are available to you throughout your journey.
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.
At the heart of everything we do at UHN are our Healthcare Professionals. Refer a patient to one of our 12 medical programs. Learn more about the resources and opportunities available for professional growth.
University Health Network has grown to be one of the largest research and teaching hospital networks in Canada - pioneers in improving the lives of patients. Our long history of health professions education at Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret and Toronto Rehab hospitals has consistently advanced the science of education.
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.
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.
Clinical Nutrition contributes to the overall health and quality of life of our patients. Optimal medical nutrition therapy can reduce complications, hospital stays and mortality. Appropriate nutrition therapy can also decrease the impact of many medical conditions including diabetes, cardiovascular disease and hypertension.
Clinical Nutrition currently has 54 Registered Dietitians (RDs) and 6 Clinical Diet Technicians who are essential to the 4 UHN sites. RDs provide high quality and evidence-based practice within a multidisciplinary framework. Clinical Diet Technicians work under the supervision of RDs, assisting in the provision of optimal patient care to patients.
Many clinical nutrition staff are involved in research to improve the nutrition education and diet therapies they deliver. RDs also contribute to promoting the mission and vision of UHN through participation in both departmental and hospital-wide committees.
RDs at UHN are registered with the College of Dietitians of Ontario, the provincial regulatory body. The practice of dietetics and nutrition at UHN adheres to the standards of care and conduct, as mandated by this organization. Registered Dietitians at UHN also hold membership with Dietitians of Canada, our national organization.
Clinical Nutrition provides comprehensive nutrition care for our patients by translating the complex science of nutrition into practical dietary advice.
Clinical nutrition provides assessment, education, and counseling in the following areas:
UHN is a work place where you will enjoy the unique challenges of your chosen field, create and engage in best practices, and you will be at the heart of facilities bringing the world new health care innovations. .