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April 12, 2021

SickKids launches The SKOOP!

New SickKids YouTube channel, The SKOOP, provides inpatients, families and kids at home access to a variety of original programming to help children and youth cope with hospitalization.

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April 6, 2021

SickKids scientist Michael Taylor receives prestigious European cancer research prize

Dr. Michael Taylor, along with Dr. Stefan Pfister of Hopp Children’s Cancer Center Heidelberg, is a co-recipient of the 2021 Léopold Griffuel Award from Fondation ARC, recognizing their contributions to childhood cancer research.

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March 8, 2021

Six women leaders share their perspective on leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic

On the United Nations’ International Women’s Day, we shine a spotlight on six women leaders making a difference every day at SickKids.

January 21, 2021

News release: Updated COVID-19 school operation guidance document released by SickKids-led group

Experts stress that in-person school with strong application of the recommended enhanced infection prevention and control strategies and a robust testing strategy is the best option for children of all ages.

January 21, 2021

Full document: COVID-19: Guidance for School Operation during the Pandemic

SickKids-led group of Ontario experts updated their guidance document on school operation during the COVID-19 pandemic. The most significant changes include testing recommendations, enhanced physical distancing and non-medical mask use, emphasis on cohorting and updates to the section on mental health and wellness.

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December 16, 2020

Recognizing our own: 2020 President’s Award winners making a difference

It has been an extraordinary year, with inspiring stories of individuals and teams at SickKids going above and beyond in unprecedented times. Get to know this year's President's Award winners who have inspired their colleagues and continue to improve experiences for our patients and families.

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December 9, 2020

Welcome to the new SickKids.ca

We’re thrilled to launch the refreshed www.sickkids.ca. Our new modern and easy-to-use website features many exciting features, such as an accessible and mobile-friendly design.

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November 13, 2020

SickKids named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for the sixth straight year

SickKids is proud to be named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc. for the sixth straight year.

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July 29, 2020

SickKids-led group of experts proposes latest guidance for school reopening

A group of experts from across Ontario have come together to develop updated considerations for a safe school reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 30, 2020

SickKids scientists receive international recognition for extraordinary achievements

Dr. Lewis Kay and Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta were elected to prestigious international academies for their work in medical imaging science and in maternal-child health.

March 8, 2020

International Women’s Day 2020: Researchers in Profile

Allison Daniel and Isabel Potani first met in Blantyre, Malawi about four years ago. At the time, Isabel was the head nurse at the Moyo Nutritional Rehabilitation and Research Unit (Moyo) at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, and Allison was starting her PhD research on a counseling program for mothers of children with severe acute malnutrition (SAM).

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March 4, 2020

Dr. Meredith Irwin appointed Chief of Paediatrics at The Hospital for Sick Children

SickKids is pleased to announce the appointment of Meredith Irwin to the position of Chief of Paediatrics at SickKids and Chair of Paediatrics at The University of Toronto.

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