In our latest In the News round-up, our experts reflect on palliative care in the Globe and Mail and host a podcast to highlight the nursing voice and bedside experience – plus, the University of Toronto places among the top 10 in the prestigious Times Higher Education ranking.

 

CEO Gary Newton with a microphoneU of T Named Among World’s Top 10 for Health Sciences

Sinai Health is a proud affiliate of the University of Toronto, which has ranked sixth in the world for clinical, preclinical and health programs, according to the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) subject rankings. Dr. Gary Newton was quoted in his role as the Chair of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network. He says, “These rankings illustrate the power of institutional collaboration and teamwork.” Learn more.

 

Reflections on the nature of Palliative Care         

Dr. Joshua Wales, a physician with the Temmy Latner Palliative Care Centre at Sinai Health recently published two moving pieces that reflect on his experiences on the nature of palliative care. Read them in the New England Journal of Medicine and the The Globe and Mail.

 

 

Nursing podcast earns Innovator Award

Christianna Facey-Crowther, a nurse at Mount Sinai Hospital produces a podcast called At The Bedside, which earned her one of the Registered Nurses Foundation of Ontario’s Nurse Innovator Awards. The goal is to bring the nursing voice and bedside experience to the podcast world. It is accessible through any internet-enabled device at www.atthebedside.ca

 

babies and donated milkReminding nursing moms to donate this holiday season

On the heels of World Prematurity Day the Rogers Hixon Ontario Human Milk Bank appeared on CBC News, CBC’s Here and Now, The Huffington Post and The Telegram to remind nursing mothers to donate their extra breast milk especially during the holiday season.

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