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March 11, 2022

SickKids exploring possibility of caring for some patients with cancer from Ukraine 

SickKids is working with government and community partners to explore the possibility of providing care for paediatric patients with cancer from Ukraine.

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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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March 1, 2022

Cracking the genetic code: SickKids researchers develop new method to classify genetic variants

A new study from SickKids published in Nature Biotechnology details a novel genome-editing strategy using CRISPR technology to better understand genetic variations.

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March 1, 2022

SickKids and ICES-led research illustrates risk of COVID-19 for childhood cancer survivors

Survivors of childhood, adolescent and young adult cancer were not at increased risk of COVID-19 infection or subsequent severe outcomes during the first 18 months of the pandemic

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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 15, 2022

SickKids fellows work to help improve childhood cancer care worldwide

A Q&A with former and current SickKids fellows who are working in Haematology/Oncology care around the world.

February 14, 2022

Dr. Louise Gallagher – Chief, Child and Youth Mental Health Collaborative

SickKids, CAMH and UofT pleased to welcome Dr. Louise Gallagher to leadership roles at each organization.

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February 11, 2022

Potential protest activity for second weekend at Queen’s Park may cause travel delays

Plan ahead for road closures when travelling to and from SickKids.

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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 4, 2022

Preparing for traffic disruptions due to convoys

SickKids urges patients and families to anticipate delays when travelling to and from the hospital over the weekend.

SickKids honours Black History & Liberation Month. Graphic is black with red, yellow and green stripes.

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.

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