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Link to Caring Safely one year anniversary story
Shift-change handoff program recognized for improving patient safety through standardization of provider-to-provider communication (Thursday, April 6, 2017)
The I-PASS Study Group, of which The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is a member, has been recognized for excellence and leadership in patient safety with the John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award.
Link to Muise Kahr study
SickKids research team identifies a new disease and solves a medical mystery (Monday, April 3, 2017)
In a paper published online in Nature Communications, a team of SickKids clinician-scientists led by Drs. Aleixo Muise and Walter Kahr report the discovery of a new hereditary condition: ARPC1B deficiency.
Link to web story about Lewis Kay and Gairdner award
Lewis E. Kay named Canada Gairdner International Award Laureate (Tuesday, March 28, 2017)
Dr. Lewis E. Kay has been named a 2017 Canada Gairdner International Award laureate. He is recognized for his role in developing modern nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy which is used to study the structure and dynamics of large molecules like proteins.
Link to firearms ICES study
A child or youth is injured by a firearm every day in Ontario: study (Monday, March 27, 2017)
Every day a child or youth is shot in Ontario and 75 per cent of those injuries are unintentional, according to a new study from the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids).
Link to web story about Teddy Bear Clinic
Helping sick kids have a more positive hospital experience (Friday, March 24, 2017)
Hosted by the Child Life Department, the ninth annual Teddy Bear Clinic took place on March 22. Through this special clinic, patients and siblings were given the opportunity to become the health-care professionals and lead their teddy bear friends through what a regular day at the hospital may be like for them.

SickKids in the headlines

Toronto boy's DNA reveals mysterious new disease and possible cure (CBC The National)

One child or youth suffers firearm injury almost every day in Ontario, study finds (CTV News)

Toronto hospitals embrace virtual reality (Toronto Star)

Lewis Kay, Winner of the Canada Gairdner International Award: One of the world’s foremost surveyors of the small (The Globe and Mail)

Recall of 'dangerous' magnets led to fewer ER visits: study (CTV News)

Physical activity can prevent depression in kids (Today’s Parent)