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The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) program Empower Reading was in focus at the World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education in Toronto last month. The SickKids team began working with the Cree School Board in the Cree Nation of James Bay, Quebec in January 2015. Originally a pilot project in two schools in one community, Empower Reading has expanded to eight remote communities in the region.
A Canadian study published in Genetics in Medicine today has identified a genetic link that may explain how cerebral palsy (CP) develops in-utero. New groundbreaking evidence suggests a much stronger underlying genetic link in children with hemiplegic CP than previously thought.
The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) President and CEO Dr. Michael Apkon received a notable letter recently. It was from a patient named Elise who had received a pass to go outside and enjoy the fresh air. Unfortunately, it wasn’t the experience she had hoped for.
Cell Biology Seminar
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
The Lancet Oncology Commission on Sustainable Paediatric Cancer Care
Friday, September 8, 2017
Global Leadership Series- Childhood Injuries: The Neglected Public Health Issue
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Charis Kelly, Nurse Practitioner in the Burn Program, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, gives her perspective on burn prevention and safety.
Drs. Lucy Duan, Stephanie Erdle, Laura Erdman, Alisha Jamal, and Gabrielle Salmers are Paediatric Residents at SickKids and leads of the Paediatric Outpatient Program (POP) clinic. Dr. Hosanna Au is a staff paediatrician and overseeing supervisor of POP. They give their perspective on advocating for the health of child refugees and newcomers.
Dr. Michael Apkon, President and CEO of The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), gives his perspective on patient safety and SickKids' journey to becoming a high reliability organization.