March 15, 2021
A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Jeremy Friedman shares his experiences caring for patients on the COVID-19 unit.
May 18, 2017
David Manly, Manulife Kids Science Officer, shares his perspective on how the Kids Science programming is helping get kids and youth interested in research.
May 1, 2017
Christina Bartha, Executive Director of the Brain and Mental Health Program, offers her perspective on the need for better access to mental health care to improve mental health outcomes for our patients.
March 7, 2018
Whether it be brief therapy, psychosocial support, psychotherapy, advocacy, or case management, social workers provide essential mental health supports to patients and families at SickKids.
January 31, 2018
Kelly McNaughton, Manager of the Peer Support Program at SickKids, reflects on Bell Let's Talk Day and how our Peer Support and Trauma Program is helping improve the psychological health and safety of our staff and penetrate the cycle of silence …
July 18, 2017
Approximately 50,000 children under 15 arrive in Canada annually. In 2009, SickKids residents founded the Paediatric Outpatient Program (POP) clinic in response to a need for paediatric consultation services for newcomer children facing barriers to …
March 26, 2019
It’s Purple Day for Epilepsy awareness – Kiren Gill, Sr. Communications Specialist at SickKids provides a perspective on what it was like to be diagnosed with Epilepsy as a teen.
February 13, 2020
Drs. Julia Orkin and Reshma Amin are SickKids leaders in the care of children with medical complexity who are technology-dependent. SickKids is home to the largest program in Canada for children with medical complexity as well as for long-term …
August 10, 2018
International Youth Day serves as an annual celebration of young women and men as essential partners in change, and an opportunity to raise awareness of challenges and problems facing the world’s youth. As a sibling of a SickKids patient and a …
September 14, 2018
Helena Kirk, a SickKids patient, is currently advocating for changes that the federal government could lead that would help more kids survive cancer. This is her story.