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November 10, 2021
SickKids clinicians and scientists call for a national, coordinated strategy on genomic medicine to support adoption of genome sequencing as a standard-of-care diagnostic test.
May 20, 2021
Tee Garnett, the inaugural Executive Lead and Strategic Advisor, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) at SickKids, shares their perspective on identity and the need to transform health-care systems to authentically reflect the communities they serve.
March 15, 2021
A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Jeremy Friedman shares his experiences caring for patients on the COVID-19 unit.
March 11, 2021
The Kidney Transplant Program has reached a significant milestone with its 1,000th paediatric kidney transplant performed at SickKids. Medical Director Dr. Chia Wei Teoh and Surgical Director Dr. Armando Lorenzo share their reflections on the continued medical advances of kidney transplantation over the years.
February 9, 2021
In honour of Resident and Fellow Awareness Week, Melanie Hamilton, Education Program Manager, Critical Care Medicine at SickKids, shares her experience as a parent as her child received care from SickKids residents and fellows.
January 29, 2021
SickKids Emergency Department Physician, Dr. Daniel Rosenfield, offers tips on tobogganing safety and a perspective on risky play.
January 19, 2021
Dr. Jeremy Friedman, Associate Paediatrician-in-Chief at SickKids, shares his perspective on why paediatrics has been slow to embrace the Choosing Wisely movement to reduce unnecessary tests, treatments and procedures.
June 19, 2020
In recognition of World Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Day and Juneteenth on June 19, Dr. Isaac Odame discusses how communities must work together to develop and act on policies that directly address race-based inequalities.
February 13, 2020
Drs. Julia Orkin and Reshma Amin are SickKids leaders in the care of children with medical complexity who are technology-dependent. SickKids is home to the largest program in Canada for children with medical complexity as well as for long-term ventilation. Their new study, Understanding of Advance Care Planning in Children with Medical Complexity, was published February 13, 2020 in Pediatrics.
January 29, 2020
With 70 per cent of mental health disorders presenting before the age of 17, mental health in paediatrics and extending to transitional age youth is a critical area of concern.
September 16, 2019
Dr. Theo Moraes, Staff Respirologist at SickKids shares his tips for parents on how to have important conversations with children and youth about e-cigarette use – otherwise known as vaping – to help keep all kids happy and healthy.
July 22, 2019
Dr. Suzanne Beno, Emergency Medicine Physician and Co-Medical Director of the Trauma Program at SickKids, shares her perspective on the need to remove access to firearms in society.