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New elementary school named after SickKids scientist

September 17, 2019

Dr. Freda Miller, a scientist at SickKids Research Institute, will soon have a new elementary school named after her. Dr. Miller is a Senior Scientist in the Neurosciences & Mental Health Program, and an alumna of the Calgary public school system.

Dr. James Drake appointed Surgeon-in-Chief and Chief of Perioperative Services

September 28, 2018

The SickKids Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. James Drake to the position of Surgeon-in-Chief and Chief of Perioperative Services, effective immediately, for a five-year term.

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SickKids CEO named Canadian Academy of Health Sciences Fellow

September 19, 2019

Dr. Ronald Cohn was formally inducted into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) Fellowship, one of Canada’s highest academic honours. Dr. Cohn was selected for his global leadership and scientific achievements in genetic medicine.

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SickKids and UHN recognized by International Hospital Federation for excellence in patient safety leadership

October 10, 2018

“Caring Safely - a joint SickKids and UHN collaboration to prevent harm and promote patient and staff safety” has been selected as a Merit Awardee of the International Hospital Federation (IHF) Excellence Award for Leadership and Management in …

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A SickKids patient asks to "stop the smoking"

August 1, 2017

The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) President and CEO Dr. Michael Apkon received a notable letter recently. It was from a patient named Elise who had received a pass to go outside and enjoy the fresh air. Unfortunately, it wasn’t the …

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Photovoice: The power of photography brings teen cancer patients and siblings together

September 30, 2019

“I’ve been on a journey from sickness to health - I’ve gone from needles in my arms to a camera in my hand.” Teens in the Photovoice therapeutic program experience their cancer journeys through a different lens – the camera lens.

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Drs. Janet Rossant and James Rutka appointed to Order of Canada

July 1, 2015

On July 1, 2015, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, announced 100 new appointments to the Order of Canada, two of which are from SickKids.

SickKids scientist Dr. Eric Bouffet addresses UN about childhood cancer on behalf of International Society of Paediatric Oncology

October 25, 2018

Dr. Eric Bouffet, Senior Associate Scientist and Oncologist at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and President of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP) spoke in support of the World Health Organization's (WHO) announcement …

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Holiday giving at SickKids

October 17, 2019

Our toy shelves at SickKids are full for the 2019 holiday season! Toys donated to SickKids for the upcoming holidays will be redirected to our community partners.

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SickKids hosted a special Canadian guest for Canada Day!

July 2, 2015

On Canada Day, SickKids had a very special visit from Chicago Blackhawks’ Left Wing, Bryan Bickell, and the Stanley Cup.

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