Health Care

Students walking across a hallway, with someone being pushed in a wheelchair in the distance, all in sepia tone except for one woman in a blue jacket walking down the centre

A New Era in Medicine

How a historic $250-million gift to U of T will transform medical education–and improve patient care

Paramedics wearing protective equipment wheel a patient into a hospital emergency department

Heroes of Our Time

Members of the U of T community are working alongside colleagues from around the world to respond to the pandemic

Who Cares for the Caregivers?

There is a steep personal cost to caregiving, from chronic stress to physical injury. How can we help those who minister to family and friends?

Graduation photo of Elizabeth Bagshaw

Doing the Devil’s Work

The local bishop called her a heretic. The Criminal Code deemed her work illegal. But Dr. Elizabeth Bagshaw was more concerned with helping women at Canada’s first birth control centre

U of T professor Nav Persaud

The High Price of Pills

More than two million Canadians don’t take their full dose of medications because of the cost. How can they be helped?

A surgeon's hand reaching for a scalpel, being offered by a robotic hand

AI and the MD

Doctors will soon use artificial intelligence to help diagnose and treat patients, opening up new possibilities for better health

Dr. Joseph Cafazzo holding a mobile device showing the Medly app

Healing Hearts at Home

Apps such as Medly are expected to reduce hospital admission rates for heart patients while also helping them recover

A U of T medical student examines a patient at the IMAGINE clinic.

Team Health

City residents without a health card get care from U of T undergrads

Mary Jo Haddad. Photo by Lorne Bridgman

Taking Care

Mary Jo Haddad came to Sick Kids to look after ill children. As CEO, she helped nurse the whole hospital back to good health

Samir Sinha. Illustration by Adam Cruft

Aging Well

Samir Sinha wants to help keep older Canadians healthy and independent for longer. As the population ages, the viability of our health-care system depends on it

James Orbinski

A Doctor in Kigali

Dr. James Orbinski served as head mission for Doctors Without Borders during the Rwandan Genocide. What he saw there transformed him

The Last Scene

Last scene of all...is second childishness and mere oblivion, sans teeth, sans eyes, sans everything