Every day our people at Sinai Health are doing extraordinary things. Captured Caring is a series featuring submissions from our people to provide you with inspiration and encouragement as we care for patients and each other. Have your own story or photo to share? Submit it here.

“This holiday season is the seventh year we are supporting The Red Door, a Women’s and Children’s shelter for families fleeing violence.  We are looking for new groups or units to join our campaign, collecting new winter clothing of all sizes, toys, board games, full size toiletries, grocery and clothing store gift cards. No stuffed animals please. Please contact [email protected] or [email protected] for info.”
Submitted by: George Jewell, Director, Business Development, Sinai Health

“Our team in the Neonatal Follow-up Clinic recognized World Prematurity Day on November 17.”
Submitted by: Daphne Jackson, Physiotherapist, Neonatal Follow-up clinic and NICU, Mount Sinai


“Sinai Health secured a new vendor and made the switch from disposable to reusable isolation and surgical gowns, drapes and wrappers. This year to date, Mount Sinai has diverted 521,953 gowns and 67,015 surgical drapes and wrappers from landfill. Studies have shown reusable gowns provide a significant improvement in energy, environmental footprint, water conservation and energy-associated emissions and energy-associated emissions.”
Submitted by: Tracy Clatworthy, Environmental Sustainability, Building Services, Mount Sinai

“November 17 was Worldwide Pressure Injury Prevention day. At Mount Sinai we planned a week of events to highlight and celebrate the contributions our people make to preventing pressure injuries. The events included:

  • Vendor fairs to educate on and highlight hospital-owned therapeutic surfaces
  • Webinar on pressure injury prevention in acutely ill patients
  • Pressure injury prevention lobby table display
  • Pressure injury eLearning competition to celebrate the launch of the new eLearning module titled, Pressure Injuries: Population specific risk factors and prevention strategies

Submitted by: William Mundle, Manager, Quality and Performance, Mount Sinai