Giving the gift of life through organ donation

This week’s CEO guest blogger is Osler Hospital Donation Physician, Dr. Alexandra McMillan.

This flag flies for every organ donor at Brampton Civic.

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Getting ready for Holi Gala

In this week’s CEO vlog, I take a road-trip to Sahiba Fashions in Brampton to get fitted out for the upcoming Holi Gala on April 7 and learn a little more about this fabulous Osler fundraiser and South Asian festival celebrating the arrival of Spring.

Going Global for Patient-Inspired Care

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This week’s CEO guest bloggers are Dr. Naveed Mohammad, Executive Vice President (EVP) Quality, Medical and Academic Affairs, and Florine Lobo, Chief Financial Officer and Vice-President of Organizational Performance

On February 15, we boarded two planes heading to two different countries with one shared purpose – to put into action Osler’s Vision of patient-inspired health care without boundaries.

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Compression-only CPR: A simple life-saving skill we should all learn

This week’s guest blogger is Dr. Frank Martino, William Osler Health System’s Chief of Staff.

Did you know that Osler serves a population with one of the highest incidence of cardiac arrest in the province?

The reality is that 14 per cent of all cardiac arrests in Ontario happen in the Central West LHIN, with the majority of patients coming to our hospitals for care.

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Bringing hope and healing through research

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Osler’s Corporate Chief of Research, Dr. Ron Heslegrave, works with EMS to test a new medical device for heart attack patients.

This week’s guest blogger is Dr. Ron Heslegrave, Osler’s Corporate Chief of Research

How many of you made a resolution to learn a new skill in 2018? To improve your health or discover a new passion? As I rang in 2018, it occurred to me that the very things that inspire our own personal New Year’s Resolutions – learning, improving, discovering – also drive Osler’s Research and Innovation Program.

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