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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

For me, the holidays are about family, friends and being grateful for the many blessings as Canadians we’re able to enjoy. This Christmas, as I think about what I am particularly thankful for, I can’t help but reflect on the many opportunities health care has afforded me. As a young doctor starting at St. Michael’s […]

How to stay healthy over the holidays

The holidays can be a wonderful time of year, full of friends and family and lots of delicious food. For many of us though, the change in schedule can throw us off, which can impact how we’re eating and feeling. To keep us healthy and energized, we asked Melissa Murray, registered dietitian in our Family […]

Grateful for emergency surgery: Veronika’s story

Above: Dr. Sullivan and Veronika Veronika thought she was going to die. It was 2 a.m. and she was lying on her kitchen floor, unable to feel her face or hands and seeing a stream of shooting white lights. As she called 911, she was thinking about her family and wondering if she’d ever see […]

When mental illness affects families

For more nights than she can count, Shannon has waited for a phone call to tell her that her sister, Laura, was not okay. Last July, Shannon was at work when she had a bad feeling – Laura hadn’t been well the day before and calls to her cell phone were now going straight to […]

Connecting healthcare providers for seamless care

A new resource is helping patients receive faster care by connecting their family physicians with specialists at St. Joe’s. SCOPE (Seamless Care Optimizing the Patient Experience) is a Toronto-born initiative that allows community physicians to dial one number and have access to community resources and health-care professionals, including internal medicine specialists and our diagnostic imaging […]

Innovative new teaching model supports future doctors

An innovative new model of teaching is giving patients with vascular disease better access to care and helping medical residents with hands-on learning that’s helping develop their careers as doctors. Last year, we opened our Medical Education Teaching Clinic (METC), a space where residents receive one-on-one time with our doctors and see patients as a […]

Why Dr. Pilon was inspired to join the Invictus Games

As Toronto gears up to host the Invictus Games (IG), a St. Joe’s physician is preparing for his role – as a volunteer on the IG medical team. “I’ll be part of a large team providing medical services for athletes, coaches and friends and family of the athletes,” said Dr. Ed Pilon, who took on […]

Behind the scenes of patient care: Meet our lab teams

In 2016, St. Joseph’s Health Centre and St. Michael’s Hospital made the move to join labs, creating an integrated system that improves turnaround times for tests and allows clinical knowledge to be shared across both sites, improving quality of care for patients at both organizations. Meet the people who work across both sites, supporting patient […]

The lab: Behind the scenes of patient care

Patients will likely never see the inside of a hospital lab – but it’s a department that’s critical to the care they receive; 75 per cent of medical decisions our physicians and care teams make are based on lab results. And in some cases, those results are needed quickly to make life-saving decisions. In 2016, […]

Peter Gilgan honours parents and west-end roots with $10 million donation

Peter Gilgan, founder and CEO of Mattamy Homes, is paying tribute to his parents and his childhood in the west end of Toronto with a $10 million donation to the Promise Campaign at St. Joseph’s Health Centre. Gilgan, who was born at St. Joseph’s Health Centre, is making one of the largest donations in the […]

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