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Accountability

As a publicly funded organization, SickKids is committed to the principles of accountability and transparency as we manage our precious health-care resources. By ensuring that public money is spent appropriately, we enhance the strength of our organization and optimize our performance ensuring that we provide the highest quality of care to children and families in Ontario. The following documents demonstrate our commitment to fiscal accountability and transparency. 

Fiscal Accountability and Transparency

Executive expenses and associated documents

Board of Trustees

  • October 2018 - March 2019 (no expenses to report) 
  • April 2018 - September 2018 (no expenses to report) 
  • October 2017 - March 2018 (no expenses to report) 
  • April 2017 - September 2017 (no expenses to report) 

Dr. Ronald Cohn

Megan Evans

Peter Goldthorpe

Laurie Harrison

Lennox Huang

Pam Hubley

Karen Kinnear

Jeff Mainland

Dr. Sarah Muttitt

Susan O’Dowd

Roxana Sultan

Executive Director, Provincial Council for Maternal and Child Health

Judy Van Clieaf

Former executives

Dr. Michael Apkon

Former President and CEO

Dr. Christopher Calderone

Former Surgeon-in-Chief, Chief of Perioperative Services

Dr. Jeremy Friedman

Former Interim Paediatrician-in-Chief

Marilyn Monk

Former Vice President, Clinical

Dr. David Naylor

Former Interim President and CEO

Dr. Michael Salter

Former Chief of Research

Travel & Expense Reimbursement Policy

The Travel & Expense Reimbursement Policy sets out the conditions under which expenses incurred for authorized travel and other reimbursable expenses will be reimbursed.

Read our Travel & Expense Reimbursement Policy

Supply Chain Code of Ethics

All staff involved in Supply Chain activities shall adhere to the Hospital's Code of Conduct that encompasses the Supply Chain Code of Ethics.

All individuals with purchasing or other Supply Chain-related activities must act, and be seen to act, with integrity and professionalism. Honesty, care and due diligence must be integral to all Supply Chain activities within and between Broader Public Sector organizations, suppliers and other stakeholders. Respect must be demonstrated for each other and for the environment. Confidential information must be safeguarded. All participants must not engage in any activity that may create, or appear to create, a conflict of interest, such as accepting gifts or favours, providing preferential treatment, or publicly endorsing suppliers or products.

Supply Chain activities must be open and accountable. In particular, contracting and purchasing activities must be fair, transparent and conducted with a view to obtain the best value for public money. All participants must ensure that public sector resources are used in a responsible, efficient and effective manner.

All individuals involved in purchasing or other Supply Chain-related activities must comply with this code of ethics and the laws of Canada and Ontario. All individuals should continuously work to improve the Supply Chain policies and procedures to improve their Supply Chain knowledge and skill levels, and to share leading practices.

As part of our commitment to our community, all staff, physicians and volunteers at SickKids are bound to our Code of Conduct, which includes the Supply Chain Code of Ethics. Concerns can be reported by emailing supply.chain@sickkids.ca or anonymously using SickKids Whistleblowing System.

Service and Ministry Accountability Agreements

Each year, SickKids enters into Service Accountability Agreements with the Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network (Toronto Central LHIN). The agreements set out SickKids’ responsibilities for ongoing advancement of the health system. Ontario's LHINs are required under the Local Health Services Integration Act, 2006, to negotiate a Service Accountability Agreement for each Health Service Provider they fund.

As a Health Service Provider that cares for patients across the spectrum, from emergency care to mental health services, SickKids is required to complete a Hospital Service Accountability Agreement (H-SAA) and a Multi-Sector Service Accountability Agreement. The H-SAA reflects that to the extent one party succeeds, the other party will also succeed as the parties share a common interest in supporting "...a health-care system that keeps people healthy, gets them good care when they are sick and will be there for our children and grandchildren."

Download the H-SAA for 2018-2020 (PDF)

Download the H-SAA Amending Agreement for 2018-19 (PDF) 

Download Value and Affordability in Paediatrics report (PDF)

Download the 2019-2020 Multi-Sector Service Accountability Agreement (PDF)

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