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Transplant and Regenerative Medicine Centre

GIFT Program

Natasha sits smiling on a bench in the hospital atrium
Natasha, 6, is an intestinal failure patient. She loves to colour, create art and play with her friends

The Group for Improvement of Intestinal Function and Treatment (GIFT) at SickKids is the first formal multidisciplinary team in Canada dedicated to the treatment and research of intestinal failure in children. GIFT began in November 2002 and is a multidisciplinary team with representation from SickKids: general surgery, gastroenterology, neonatology, nursing, clinical nutrition, social work, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, child life and transplantation. 

Medical Director: Dr. Paul Wales