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Teen patients got dressed to the nine(tie)s for a prom-inspired after hours event

July 23, 2018

It was a blast to the past at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) on Friday, July 13 for the annual prom-inspired after-hours teen event. The event’s vintage vibes brought back memories of the 90's with crazy shapes, neon colours, CDs and …

Engineering curiosity: How the SickKids Robotics Club is introducing patients to STEM

March 14, 2018

Curious laughs and giggles spread throughout the classroom when a special guest paid a visit to the SickKids Robotics Club last month. The program hosted Toronto Police Const. Nick Sword and a robot from The Chemical, Biological, Radiological, …

Colonel Chris Hadfield inspires SickKids trainees to reach for the stars

November 4, 2015

Research trainees at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) had an out-of-this-world guest Tuesday afternoon as Colonel Chris Hadfield gave keynote address to the young scientists at the Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning.

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Reaffirming our solidarity against anti-Black racism

May 25, 2021

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.

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Caring Safely – our journey to eliminating preventable harm

June 26, 2016

SickKids recently celebrated the one year anniversary of Caring Safely, an ambitious patient and staff safety initiative that will have significant impact in making care better and safer across the hospital and also make the hospital an even safer …

Jacob Tremblay reunites with patients and hosts screening of Wonder at SickKids

November 21, 2017

A group of current and former patients from the Craniofacial and Cleft Lip and Palate Programs at SickKids had their chance to walk the red – or rather, blue –carpet on Monday, and to reunite with young Canadian actor Jacob Tremblay.

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Three leading paediatric health-care centres launch Kids Health Alliance

June 6, 2017

Three of Ontario’s largest paediatric health-care providers launched a new partnership called Kids Health Alliance, today. The new partnership created by SickKids, Holland Bloorview and CHEO – OCTC aims to provide better access to high quality, …

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Lewis E. Kay named Canada Gairdner International Award Laureate

March 28, 2017

Dr. Lewis E. Kay has been named a 2017 Canada Gairdner International Award laureate. He is recognized for his role in developing modern nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy which is used to study the structure and dynamics of large …

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Garry Hurvitz donates $50 million to SickKids in support of paediatric brain and mental health

September 21, 2021

A transformative gift of $50 million donated by Garry Hurvitz to SickKids Foundation was announced today, unveiling the Garry Hurvitz Centre for Brain & Mental Health and The Garry Hurvitz Centre for Community Mental Health.

SickKids Centre for Global Child Health welcomes significant grant for more paediatric nurse training in Ghana

January 13, 2015

The Centre for Global Child Health at SickKids has been granted $9,465,000 from Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Canada over the next five years for the SickKids-Ghana Paediatric Nurse Training Programme that improves the health and saves …

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