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Meet Rachel Blair: The first Therapeutic Recreationist to join the Mental Health Department at Unity Health

By Jessica Cabral Rachel Blair holds artwork from a group program she runs on 7M called “Art from the Heart – Painting Through Emotions” Recreation and leisure can help…

Three Wishes honours lives of ICU patients

By Michael Oliveira Ashley Henderson holds the commemorative skateboard designed through Three Wishes to honour her late husband Darrell Smith. Orla Smith, co-leader of the Three Wishes program at St….

Virtual awards ceremony celebrates a century of care in a challenging time

On May 3, we celebrated 100 years of compassionate, quality care instilled in us by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto, who founded St. Joseph’s Hospital in 1921…

Announcing Unity Health Toronto’s new chair of the Board of Directors: Colleen Johnston

July 8, 2019 By Jennifer Stranges Colleen Johnston Unity Health Toronto is pleased to announce that Colleen Johnston has been appointed as chair of our Board of Directors, effective late…

Celebrating the year that showed science as the ‘silver lining’

By Ana Gajic and Jennifer Stranges (November 3, 2020) – The onset of the pandemic last March shuttered schools, businesses and a core part at Unity Health Toronto: research. Studies…

Who We Are

Unity Health Toronto is one of Canada’s largest Catholic healthcare networks serving patients, residents and clients across the full spectrum of care, spanning primary care, secondary community care, tertiary…

Indigenous led COVID-19 testing centre opens in Toronto at Na-Me-Res

By Jennifer Stranges Dr. Janet Smylie Auduzhe Mino Nesewinong, an Indigenous-led COVID-19 assessment and testing centre opened on October 19th. Indigenous peoples can now receive integrated COVID-19 testing, including case…

Psychologists contribute to best care experience at St. Michael’s

By Emily Dawson Melissa Button (left) and Juliana Tobon. (photo by Yuri Markarov) This February, Unity Health Toronto is celebrating Psychology Month and highlighting the role of psychologists at St….

St. Michael’s receives nine CIHR project grants

By Ana Gajic (Left to right, from top top row) Dr. Sakina Rizvi, Dr. George Yousef, Dr. Ron Wald, Dr. Andras Kapus, Dr. Wanrudee Isaranuwatchai, Dr. Jane Batt, Dr. Lisa…

St. Michael’s honours those with 50 years of service

By Mary Dickie GALLERY: See highlights from our Employee Service Recognition luncheon St. Michael’s celebrated its longest-serving employees and physicians Oct. 30 with a luncheon where those with 20 or…

Occupational therapists help make the everyday possible

By Emily Dawson Oct. 23, 2019 – Across Unity Health Toronto, occupational therapists (OTs) enable people to overcome barriers in their everyday life so they can do more and live…

Eight St. Michael’s-led research projects receive CIHR project grants

By Anna Wassermann Eight projects led by researchers in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at St. Michael’s Hospital have received more than $3.4 million in funding from the Canadian…