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Beyond parenthood: Chronicling the experience of family caregivers

November 12, 2015

At the Centre for Innovation & Excellence in Child and Family-Centred Care at SickKids, we realize how valuable caregivers’ experiences are to how we care for our patients, conduct research, educate ourselves and run our organization.

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Learning from Olympians: improving treatments for kids with chronic illnesses

August 11, 2016

Dr. Greg Wells, Associate Scientist, Physiology & Experimental Medicine, gives his perspective on how understanding the bodies of Olympians can shed light on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of chronic illnesses in kids.

Caring Safely: SickKids’ journey to becoming a high reliability organization

June 8, 2017

Dr. Michael Apkon, President and CEO of SickKids, gives his perspective on patient safety and SickKids' journey to becoming a high reliability organization.

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Stopping the next generation of smokers

January 29, 2016

Dr. Theo Moraes, Staff Respirologist and Scientist-Track Investigator at SickKids discusses the concern with teens and e-cigarettes.

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Enhancing patient safety through culture change

February 10, 2016

Dr. Trey Coffey, Medical Officer for Patient Safety and Medical Lead for the Caring Safely initiative gives her perspective on the state of patient safety in Canada and what this means for us here at SickKids.

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When to take your child to the ED and when to stay home

December 16, 2015

A Perspective from Dr. Stephen Porter, Staff Physician in Emergency Medicine at SickKids.

Death and Dying in PICU: Bringing academic focus and wisdom to frontline care

August 13, 2018

The death of a child is profound, with implications that impact the family and the health-care team for years. A new framework is helping clinicians advance compassionate evidence-informed care of critically ill children. Karen Dryden-Palmer and …

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Investing in our future: Time for a ‘moonshot’ to reduce Canada’s childhood mortality

December 4, 2017

Dr. Michael Apkon, President and CEO of SickKids reflects on the opportunities to enhance value and gauge improvement in the Canadian health-care system. Adapted from a speech to the Empire Club of Canada.

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Genetic counselling and the path towards precision medicine

November 21, 2016

Cheryl Shuman is Director of Genetic Counselling at SickKids, and was the first genetic counsellor in Canada.

Treating the body and mind together

January 27, 2016

Most of us know where to go when our children are physically unwell. Some of us know where to go and what to do when we have concerns about our children’s mental health. But what about when we are worried about the physical AND mental well-being …

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