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It’s our top stories of 2017, eh?

December 28, 2017

It’s not every year that you sequence the genome of a Canadian icon, so before we dive into a new year, let’s take a step back and reflect on what’s been a stellar 2017 at SickKids!

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Congratulations to our SickKids staff members who’ve received awards, honours and appointments

November 27, 2015

In September, October and November, members of the health-care and science communities are recognized for their achievements and contributions.

The ultimate gift: Transforming lives through organ and tissue donation

April 24, 2017

In recognition of National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week, Emily Ghent, a Social Worker in the Liver Transplant Program at SickKids, talks about how life-changing organ transplantation can be for her patients and their families.

Woman has her arm around a young girl and they both face the camera. Behind them is a mural of a tree with orange and red leaves.

The value of female mentorship for women and girls in science

February 11, 2021

On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, female mentors and mentees share how female mentorship plays an important role in shaping their careers.

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Five women in science who are shaping child health research at SickKids

February 11, 2022

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.

Headshots of five women.

SickKids-led study shows success with a blenderized diet for children with G-tubes

February 13, 2018

A SickKids-led collaborative study with Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) has shown the benefits of switching gastrostomy tube (G-tube)-fed children from commercial formula to homemade puréed food.

It’s been a wonderful year at SickKids! Here’s why…

December 28, 2016

That’s a wrap on 2016! Thanks to all our staff, volunteers, patients, families, community partners and supporters for everything you do to help us along our journey.

Pioneering genome sequencing study links rare genetic changes to congenital cardiac condition

September 20, 2018

In a remarkable new genetic discovery, researchers at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, University Health Network, Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research and SickKids have found strong evidence that rare DNA variations can lead to Tetralogy of Fallot.

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Choosing Wisely at SickKids means holding off on X-raying infant bronchiolitis cases coming to the ED

November 10, 2021

Instead of offering peace of mind, confirmatory X-rays in infant bronchiolitis cases can result in incorrect diagnosis of bacterial pneumonia, according to an article by Dr. Jeremy Friedman, Associate Paediatrician-In-Chief, in The BMJ.

Chest x-ray.

Dr. Ronni and Hallie make fluffy pancakes

December 10, 2019

Junior reporter Hallie interviews Dr. Ronald Cohn on his first seven months as President and CEO of SickKids, while they make pancakes together.

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