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About Sickkids
About SickKids


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SickKids named to Canada’s Top Employers for Young People (Friday, January 17, 2020)
SickKids’ reputation for taking care of young people is second to none. That doesn’t just apply to our patients, but our people too.
Mark Henkelman
Dr. Mark Henkelman appointed Officer of the Order of Canada (Tuesday, January 7, 2020)
Researcher Dr. Mark Henkelman receives one of Canada’s highest honours for pioneering work on magnetic resonance imaging and ongoing commitment to the development of medical imaging in Canada.
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Evidence grows for iron deficiency screening in childhood (Tuesday, January 7, 2020)
Two recent studies from The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and the University of Toronto are adding to mounting evidence that Canadians would benefit from more screening for iron deficiency in early childhood.
SickKids-led review finds parents of chronically ill children experience poorer health outcomes (Monday, January 6, 2020)
A new literature review led by SickKids paints a clear picture of physical and mental health outcomes for parental caregivers of chronically ill children
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Grab your courtside seat and enjoy the plays of the year… SickKids style! (Friday, December 20, 2019)
It was a year to remember for SickKids (and for Toronto!). Check out this action-packed highlight reel, as we look back at 2019.

SickKids in the headlines

Test infants if siblings are autistic, study says (Canadian Press via Toronto Star)

Ontario builds first-of-its-kind screening program to help children with hearing loss (The Globe and Mail)

Asthma attacks in pregnancy tied to complications for mothers, babies (National Post)

Infants more vulnerable to measles than previously believed, study finds (CBC Online)

Pediatric cancer can affect mental health of patients’ families long after initial diagnosis, study finds (The Globe and Mail)

Hundreds of Canadian transplant patients crowd fund to cover costs, study says (National Post)