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Speak up we’re listening: preventing youth suicide takes a team

September 9, 2016

Joanne Bignell, Nurse Practitioner with the Urgent Care Psychiatry Program at SickKids, gives her perspective on preventing youth suicide as a team.

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Using a white cane for vision loss can be more challenging than you’d think

February 7, 2017

Alissa Ulster, Social Worker in the Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, offers her perspective during National White Cane Week on challenges facing thousands of Canadians who are living with vision loss.

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Progress on advancing cultural safety for Indigenous patients and families

June 21, 2022

As part of SickKids' reconciliation journey, Tee Garnett, Executive Lead and Strategic Advisor, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) and Karima Karmali, Director of the Centre for Innovation & Excellence in Child and Family-Centred Care share …

A wooden plaque painted with tree branches, leaves, flowers and human faces. At the centre is the SickKids Land Acknowledgement statement, included in the image caption.

It’s time to recognize that mental illness is illness like any other

May 2, 2016

Dr. Daphne Korczak, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at SickKids, discusses the progress that our society has made for children's mental health and the challenges we continues to face.

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Basic science research is indispensable for future medical discoveries

May 27, 2016

Drs. Lynne Howell and Perrin Baker give their perspective on the importance of basic scientific research to make future medical discoveries.

Pipette in a research lab

Building on trailblazers’ work: How the impact of cancer genetics is being realized today

May 30, 2016

Dr. David Malkin, Senior Staff Oncologist and Senior Scientist at SickKids, discusses the relationship between our genes and cancer predisposition.

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Intersection of the pain crisis and the opioid crisis

April 11, 2018

Though recent attention about the use of opioids has focused on the potential negative outcomes, the reality is opioids are indispensable for the treatment of pain. Drs. Fiona Campbell and Lisa Isaac, staff anesthesiologists, share their perspective.

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Parent with Pride

June 13, 2019

Jen Lockwood, Program Manager, Engagement and HR Communications, Human Resources at SickKids shares her perspective on supporting her son's journey with gender identity.

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From community to hospital: Developing a mental health strategy to meet the needs of children and youth

January 29, 2020

With 70 per cent of mental health disorders presenting before the age of 17, mental health in paediatrics and extending to transitional age youth is a critical area of concern.

Christina Bartha

Childhood cancer doesn't discriminate. Neither should geography.

November 12, 2015

Dr. Jim Whitlock, Director of the Garron Family Cancer Centre and Division Head, Haematology/Oncology, gives his perspective on access to paediatric cancer clinical trials.

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