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June 1, 2021

Celebrating Caring with Pride and the 2SLGBTQIA+ community at SickKids

SickKids is raising the Inclusive Pride flag for the first time to celebrate Pride Month and 2SLGBTQIA+ inclusiveness, and our commitment to Caring with Pride.

May 30, 2021

Statement on Kamloops Indian Residential School

SickKids President and CEO Dr. Ronald Cohn offers his condolences to Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation and all Indigenous communities across Canada and reflects on our reconciliation journey.

May 29, 2021

Response to Premier Ford’s request for advice on school reopening

Health and science organizations from across Ontario, including SickKids, have come together to respond to Premier Doug Ford’s request for advice on reopening schools.

May 27, 2021

SickKids-Ghana Paediatric Nursing Education Partnership extended to support Ghana’s COVID-19 response

SickKids is working together with the Ghana College of Nurses and Midwives, Ghana Health Service and Ghana Ministry of Health to assist their response to COVID-19.

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May 25, 2021

Reaffirming our solidarity against anti-Black racism

SickKids President and CEO Dr. Ronald Cohn reflects on SickKids’ journey to create a more inclusive environment and to challenge anti-Black racism experienced by our patients, families and staff.

May 20, 2021

SickKids experiencing COVID-19 outbreak on inpatient unit

SickKids is currently experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19 on an inpatient unit specializing in paediatric medicine and respirology.

Tee Garnett leans against an outdoor bannister outside SickKids

May 20, 2021

Why we need to transform health-care systems to reflect the communities they serve

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.

May 19, 2021

Photovoice: Through the eyes of teens with cancer

Photovoice is a therapeutic photography program focused on creating a supportive peer-focused environment aimed at bringing a voice to teens with varying cancer diagnoses.

May 14, 2021

Let the children play: Getting children and youth outdoors now for an active recovery

Native Child and Family Services of Toronto, SickKids and researchers from the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto are sending a call to action to prioritize children’s health and development during the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 6, 2021

SickKids scientist Julie Forman-Kay named Fellow of the Royal Society for disordered protein research

Julie Forman-Kay was named a Fellow of the Royal Society for her internationally-recognized research on the critical role of dynamics and disordered protein regions in biology.

May 5, 2021

Innovative ultrasound technique developed by SickKids and Sinai researchers enables earlier detection of placental diseases

Placental diseases often implicated in stillbirths, serious illnesses of newborns, making early detection critical.

April 26, 2021

Survey highlights challenges of caring for infants and toddlers during the COVID-19 pandemic

A survey of over 2,000 families across Canada revealed struggles to find information and support in caring for their young children during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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