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November 10, 2016

SickKids ranked No. 2 on Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals list in 2016

The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is proud to have once again been named one of Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals by Research Infosource Inc.

SickKids earned second place on the annual top 40 list for overall research spending, a jump from third place last year. The list examines research hospitals across the country and ranks them based on research spending and intensity.

SickKids also ranked first for institution intensity (research spending as a percentage of total hospital spending) and second for researcher intensity (research spending per researcher) in the medium-sized hospital tier.

According to Research Infosource Inc, the total research spending for Canada’s top 40 research hospitals was $2.39 billion in Fiscal 2015.

The list highlights the important role hospitals play in fuelling Canada’s research ecosystem. This is the sixth time since 2011 SickKids has received this award.

As Canada’s largest, hospital-based child health research institute we strive to achieve research excellence, driven by our vision of Healthier Children. A Better World. SickKids’ research programs cover the spectrum of child health from wellness and normal development to causes of diseases, diagnostics, treatments and therapies. Learn more about SickKids programs on our Research site.

To view the complete list of Canada’s top 40 research hospitals, visit the Research Infosource website.