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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…

St. Michael’s researchers contribute to United Nations’ Research Roadmap for the COVID-19 Recovery

By Jennifer Stranges Researchers from St. Michael’s Hospital are among 250 global experts who contributed to the recently published United Nations’ Research Roadmap for the COVID-19 Recovery. The Roadmap seeks…

A new St. Michael’s-Providence initiative is tackling painful wait times

By Selma Al-Samarrai and Michael Oliveira Trevor Kampen is the first patient to take part in the new St. Michael’s-Providence clinical collaboration that could eventually help double the number of…

QuILT study reveals systemic barriers to safe patient transfers in labour and delivery

By Emily Dawson The QuILT research study team. Delivering a baby is one of life’s most thrilling and nerve-racking experiences. Whether someone is about to become a first-time parent or…

Can we make #MMIWG the next #MeToo?

By Jennifer Stranges Dr. Suzanne Shoush Health care service providers must recognize the legal, ethical and moral obligations they have to Indigenous patients as detailed in the recently released final…

Eight researchers at MAP Centre for Urban Health Solutions receive more than $18 million in federal funding

By Anna Wassermann Eight researchers at St. Michael’s Hospital’s MAP Centre for Urban Health Solutions have received more than $18 million in federal funding from recent Canada Research Chair allocations…

REID showcases Specialized Complex Care’s innovative work

By Mary Dickie (from left to right) SCC medical director Dr. Jerry Teitel, REID co-chairs Nida Irshad and Katherine Mansfield, and program director Joyce Fenuta. Innovation, education and excellence in…

All about the holistic work of occupational therapists

By Selma Al-Samarrai It can be helping people to get back to bathing, making meals, or exercising. October is Occupational Therapy month and we interviewed three occupational therapists across the…

Hospitals share medical imaging data to learn how to cut radiation doses

By James Wysotski Radiologist Dr. Bruce Gray and data analyst Lianne Concepcion review data submitted to the Medical Imaging Metadata Repository of Ontario. (Photo by Katie Cooper) Patients might expect…

Patient and Family Partners

At Unity Health Toronto, our mission is to create the best care experiences—together. Our Patient and Family Partners (PFPs) collaborate with hospital staff and leadership to improve the delivery…

Q&A with Emily Little

By Leslie Shepherd and Emily Holton Emily Little, Case Manager and Device Triage Co-ordinator, Arrhythmia Service (Photo by Yuri Markarov) Q. Tell us about your job. How do you care…