News and Views from SickKids and Beyond

Articles that appear here will change from time to time.  Click on the title of the article for more detail.

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New Book – History of HSC Now Available – Dec 2016

Here is a link to a new history of the Hospital for Sick Children written by David Wright, McGill University.  It is available at Sick Kids and Chapters/Indigo.  Also available on line through Amazon and U of T Press.  Enjoy! http://www.sickkids.ca/AboutSickKids/Newsroom/Past-News/2016/new-book-chronicles-history-SickKids.html

Alumnae Endowment Fund Launched on Nov 20, 2012

Many Alumnae members, SickKids Foundation and hospital staff gathered to celebrate the launch of the Endowment Fund and to hear Judith Young, RN, MScN speak on innovations in care over the first 100 years (1886-1975), all introduced at the hospital by nurses or relied on nurses for their success.  While we know we need to […]

Top Research Stories of 2013

We had this article posted on our Facebook page in early 2014.  Thought we should share the link address here as well.  For other articles from the Foundation go directly to their link or check out the Alumnae Facebook page, both links are on the right side bar.   Unfortunately this link does not go […]

Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning Opens – Fall 2013

The Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning is about to open to the public.  The SickKids Foundation website describes the facility: “Towering 21 storeys at the corner of Bay and Elm, the Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning stands as a testament to the past, present, and future, of scientific achievement in child […]

The End of an Era:Alumnae Successfully Implements Its Strategic Plan

….A Little Background…. At the Annual General Meeting held on November 13, 2010, members of the Alumnae Association voted to draw operations to a close  in 2012 rather than in 2020, the original proposed date.  In February 2010 members had received a letter from the Executive outlining the rationale for shortening the journey and recommendations […]