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May 11, 2022

Celebrating excellence in nursing at SickKids

The Nursing Excellence Awards recognize the unique contributions of SickKids nurses across practice, education, research, innovation, and leadership. Learn more about this year’s award recipients!

May 5, 2022

SickKids experts share their tips and strategies for supporting resiliency in children and youth

For Children’s Mental Health Week, SickKids mental health experts share their strategies and tips to support the mental wellbeing and foster resiliency in children and youth

April 27, 2022

Thank you to our SickKids volunteers, whether on site, remote or waiting to return

What better occasion than National Volunteer Week to take our hats off to volunteers for all they do for our patients, families and staff.

April 5, 2022

Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta receives prestigious Gairdner Foundation award for work in maternal-child health

Dr. Bhutta receives the John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award in recognition of global health research and interventions in the ‘first 1,000 days’ of life.

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March 31, 2022

SickKids receives patients with cancer and their families from Ukraine

SickKids is one of many international organizations working to ensure paediatric patients with cancer from Ukraine are able to access medical care.

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March 18, 2022

SickKids, CHEO awarded HIMSS Stage 7: recognizing digital excellence in quality health care

SickKids and CHEO ranked among the world’s safest providers of quality care.

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March 8, 2022

International Women’s Day 2022: Meet Dr. Maryse Bouchard, Sherry Jin and Teresa Pannozzo

On International Women’s Day, we highlight three SickKids staff members who are making gains for female representation in traditionally male-dominated fields.

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February 28, 2022

Propelled by voices of SickKids’ community, SickKids charts path to embed EDI principles across the organization

The SickKids Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy will build an EDI foundation across SickKids’ care, research and education initiatives so that all can feel acknowledged, valued and respected.

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February 11, 2022

Five women in science who are shaping child health research at SickKids

On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, learn about five women in diverse roles that support child health research at SickKids, and their insights on pursuing a career in science.

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February 1, 2022

Black History & Liberation Month Speaker Series reflects on Black health and wellness

Starting February 2, the Black Health & Wellness Speaker Series will support critical reflection and learning as SickKids celebrates Black history, present realities, culture and excellence.

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February 1, 2022

Parents, have you done your homework? Children’s Health Coalition launches new campaign to help parents get up to speed on the COVID-19 vaccine for kids

Just as children are asked to do their homework, now it’s time for parents to do their own to make an informed choice about COVID-19 vaccination for their children.

January 25, 2022

Nursing students receive inaugural SickKids Award for Indigenous and Black Nursing Students

The SickKids Award for Indigenous and Black Nursing Students helps support students interested in becoming paediatric acute care nurses at SickKids.

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