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St. Joseph’s facilitates in-hospital smudging ceremonies for the first time

As an Oncology Counsellor at St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Paula Larrondo’s job is to understand the impact an illness has on a patient, their family and their care team. She seeks to understand the strengths and barriers of a situation and help everyone navigate a challenging time. A couple of months ago, she was able […]

Meet Irfan Dhalla: Unity Health Toronto’s first vice president of Physician Quality and director of the Care Experience Institute

Jan. 6, 2020 – We’re excited to introduce you to Dr. Irfan Dhalla, our new vice president, Physician Quality and director, Care Experience Institute. From 2013 to 2019, Dr. Dhalla was a vice president at Health Quality Ontario where he and his colleagues transformed the way the provincial agency supported Ontario’s health care system. In […]

St. Joseph’s pediatrician honoured for research and advocacy for Inuit children

Dr. Anna Banerji is a world traveler. She has visited more than 50 countries and became an infectious disease specialist so she could maximize her impact as a health care provider in helping underserved communities around the world. But no matter where her travels take her, it’s a region much closer to home that holds […]

How to prevent infections at work, at home and at play

Tips to stay healthy from an infection prevention and control expert Our world is full of bacteria and viruses and our best defence is learning how to coexist with them safely as we go about our daily routines. Ina Belu is an infection prevention and control practitioner at St. Joseph’s who advises staff on best […]

Meet Mark Kocsis – St. Joseph’s first-ever de Souza Nurse Associate

The last few years in Mark Kocsis’ life have been busy, to say the least. Kocsis graduated from Ryerson University’s nursing program in June 2017, and by November of that year, had begun his career on the Medicine, Oncology and Palliative Care (6M) unit at St. Joseph’s Health Centre. All the while, Kocsis was fueling […]

David Anderson

Paying it forward: mentor role inspires Dr. David Anderson, chief resident

Each year, St. Joseph’s Health Centre welcomes new chief residents (CRs) to guide the experience we offer to incoming medical students. The CR role honours the skills and abilities of stand-out residents and places them in a position to help formally train and mentor the next generation of students. For 2019-20, St. Joseph’s welcomed four […]

Dr. Ellen Thompson

Sharing in patients’ successes motivates Dr. Ellen Thompson, chief resident

Each year, St. Joseph’s Health Centre welcomes new chief residents (CRs) to guide the experience we offer to incoming medical students. The CR role honours the skills and abilities of stand-out residents and places them in a position to help formally train and mentor the next generation of students. For 2019-20, St. Joseph’s welcomed four […]

Dr. Marisa Leon-Carlyle

Caring for those experiencing disadvantage inspires chief resident Dr. Marisa Leon-Carlyle

Each year, St. Joseph’s Health Centre welcomes new chief residents (CRs) to guide the experience we offer to incoming medical students. The CR role honours the skills and abilities of stand-out residents and places them in a position to help formally train and mentor the next generation of students. For 2019-20, St. Joseph’s welcomed four […]

Bridging cultures and languages

High quality health care involves providing information to patients so they can make informed decisions about their own health – which can become a challenge when patients and providers don’t speak the same language. This is when interpreter services becomes vital. At each of our sites, we have partnerships with agencies or interpreters who become […]

Our 2019 Legend Award winners shine brightly

Since opening nearly a century ago, St. Joseph’s Health Centre Toronto has established an enduring tradition of serving the diverse needs of our community. Our roots run deep, as does our commitment to living the promise made by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto when they founded our hospital in 1921 to care for […]

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