Seeing green: Unity Health Toronto launches a sustainability campaign

The SusDEANability campaign is named after Dean MartinNov. 26, 2019 – Unity Health Toronto is launching a sustainability campaign in a bid to reduce our carbon footprint and waste, and to identify how we can continue to improve our conservation efforts.

Leading this campaign is Dean Martin, chief financial officer and executive vice-president of Corporate Services at Unity Health Toronto. The campaign, named SusDEANability, targets Providence Healthcare, St. Michael’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Health Centre and all our offsite clinics and offices.

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Honouring the people behind the research

This year’s Research Month Awards winners

This year’s Research Month Awards winnersNov. 25, 2019 – As this year’s Research Month winds down, the fourth annual Research Awards honoured nine outstanding members of the Research community. For the first time ever, research volunteers were also recognized for their contributions in a new category of the awards.

“These awards are meant to recognize people who have contributed in a meaningful way within Research,” said Dr. Ori Rotstein, vice-president of Research and Innovation at Unity Health Toronto. “These people have lived and conducted their research according to our values and advanced our mission of: The best care experiences. Created together.

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Our Shared Values reception honours network’s award winnersOur Shared Values reception honours network’s award winners

Nov. 22, 2019 – When our three hospitals and long-term care home integrated in 2017, we became one of the largest Catholic health networks in the country. We came together with a confidence that stems from the strong foundation of our shared mission and values.

With the launch of Unity Health Toronto’s new values earlier this year, we also introduced a harmonized approach for our values-based recognition program: the Our Shared Values Awards. Each of our sites had a tradition of annually presenting values awards with the same touchstone: a recognition of a person’s or team’s dedication to living the values in the work they do.

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New VP of Medical Affairs at St. Joseph’s

Nov. 14, 2019 – Unity Health Toronto is pleased to announce that Dr. Kunuk Rhee will be joining the organization as St. Joseph’s new VP of Medical Affairs, effective Jan. 6. He joins us from Cambridge Memorial Hospital where he has been the chief of staff and VP since 2013. He has also concurrently held a VP of Clinical Quality role at the Waterloo-Wellington LHIN since 2017.

Prior to joining these two organizations, Dr. Rhee was the regional clinical quality lead at Health Quality Ontario. He has nearly 20 years of extensive medical leadership experience at such organizations as Mackenzie Health, Humber River, William Osler and UHN.

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