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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

We’re thrilled to launch the refreshed 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.

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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.

March 2, 2020

SickKids launches new five-year strategic plan

SickKids has launched its new five-year strategic plan, SickKids 2025 - a roadmap to achieving unprecedented outcomes powered by Precision Child Health.

February 25, 2020

Sarkar Symposium celebrates a stellar 55-year career in science

There was an outpouring of respect and admiration for Dr. Bibudhendra (Amu) Sarkar at the Sarkar Symposium, which was held to celebrate his remarkable 55-year anniversary as a scientist at SickKids.

February 11, 2020

What it takes to be a successful female scientist

In honour of the United Nations’ International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we talked to some notable female physicians and scientists at SickKids who work in research.

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January 17, 2020

SickKids named to Canada’s Top Employers for Young People

SickKids was once again named to Canada’s Top Employers for Young People list. This recognition comes on the heels of being named to Canada’s Top 100 Employers.

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January 7, 2020

Dr. Mark Henkelman appointed Officer of the Order of Canada

Dr. Mark Henkelman was named an Officer of the Order or Canada for his work on magnetic resonance imaging in Canada.


December 20, 2019

Grab your courtside seat and enjoy the plays of the year… SickKids style!

It was a year to remember for SickKids (and for Toronto). Check out this action-packed highlight reel, as we look back at 2019.

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