FOR VACCINATION: Book an appointment for COVID-19 vaccination. >>

FOR TESTING: Book an appointment for COVID-19 testing at one of our Assessment Centres. >>


Stories and media releases

View by year: 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007

December 21 St. Michael’s Family Health Team Home Visiting Program doubles its capacity to care for frail seniors during the pandemic
December 17 Dr. Jiwon Oh named Clinic Director of the BARLO MS Centre at St. Michael’s
December 16 Study finds traffic light system helps reduce clinical uncertainty and improve doctors’ treatment decisions
December 9 Collaborative operations between St. Michael’s gastroenterology and general surgery divisions push surgical limits
December 2 Policy changes to pharmacy-based naloxone provision significantly increased uptake among individuals at a high risk of opioid overdose, suggests new study
December 1 Collaboration between the Research Biobank and scientists at St. Michael’s enables COVID-19 research for decades to come
December 1 Commentary argues for stronger family planning support for people with HIV
November 23 St. Michael’s researchers contribute to United Nations’ Research Roadmap for the COVID-19 Recovery
November 18 St. Michael’s “Patient as Teacher” program recognized at provincial awards ceremony for quality and innovation
November 17 St. Michael’s research leadership suggests a third diabetes medication effective in treating patients with heart failure
November 17 COVID-19 Assessment Centre at St. Michael’s has adapted to ethically test children
November 13 The importance of patient engagement in basic science research
November 10 St. Michael’s Hospital receives national recognition for surgical outcomes
November 10 New report details opioid-related overdoses in Ontario during COVID-19 pandemic
November 4 Shifting the power imbalance in healthcare through mental health outreach
November 3 Health Canada approves first HIV self-testing kits
November 2 Health survey offers new insights into the size, cultural strengths, and service access barriers of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples in Thunder Bay
October 29 St. Michael’s Outpatient Stroke and Neurology Clinic proves highly specialized care can be delivered quickly
October 22 New research shares safety strategies for women experiencing domestic violence during the COVID-19 Pandemic
October 21 Three St. Michael’s research teams awarded funding to study impact of COVID-19 on mental health and substance use services
October 21 Indigenous led COVID-19 testing centre opens in Toronto at Na-Me-Res
October 15 Ontarians stockpiled prescription medications at beginning of pandemic, according to new drug monitoring tool
October 9 TAHSN statement on the death of Joyce Echaquan
October 8 Helping the healers: How a St. Michael’s Chaplain is supporting staff
October 7 Haematology-Oncology Unit moves into new space in the Peter Gilgan Patient Care Tower
October 6 Virtual awards ceremony celebrates the work of St. Michael’s staff during COVID-19
October 6 Small team, big efforts; Green Team at a St. Michael’s clinic makes health care more sustainable
October 5 Providing CARE to help the homeless in Toronto
September 30 Analysis explores why fewer long-term care residents died from COVID-19 in BC compared to Ontario
September 30 Cannabinoids associated with negative respiratory health effects in older adults with COPD: study
September 29 When your family physician also provides obstetrical care: streamlined care at St. Michael’s Academic Family Health Team
September 28 New entrance to St. Michael’s opens in the Peter Gilgan Patient Care Tower
September 23 Two St. Michael’s Family Health Team clinics are integrating into a larger and more patient-centered space
September 22 Unity Health physician who worked in Sierra Leone during Ebola helps build model to project local COVID-19 numbers
September 17 Clinical Ethicists: They work amongst us but what do they do?
September 16 General Internal Medicine expands into its new location in the Peter Gilgan Patient Care Tower
September 10 St. Michael’s researchers awarded grants from Canada’s COVID-19 Immunity Task Force
September 8 World-first cardiac procedure at St. Michael’s Hospital offers new treatment for high-risk patients
September 2 Analysis of seven trials finds that corticosteroids reduce risk of death by 20 per cent in critically ill COVID-19 patients
August 28 New Keenan scientist’s research hits close to home
August 26 New study examines cost-effective imaging that protects patients and health care workers from COVID-19 exposure
August 24 Delayed access to cystic fibrosis drug could result in preventable death: study
August 20 Most family doctors unaware of centralized intake services available in Toronto
July 29 Unity Health pediatricians recommend students return to full-day school in September
July 28 An anniversary of advocacy: Five years of Sumac Creek in the community
July 28 A history of innovation and community care: celebrating 10 years at 80 Bond
July 22 Four St. Michael’s scientists awarded Canada Research Chair titles
July 17 ‘We should not normalize it’: Commentary led by St. Michael’s explores microaggressions in pediatric education and how everyone can play a role
July 16 Immediate dialysis for patients with acute kidney injury no better than wait-until-necessary approach, researchers find
July 16 Bringing generations of knowledge to health care
July 15 Can positioning COVID-19 patients on their stomach lead to better outcomes?
July 14 How patients can use their experience to influence real change in health care
July 13 How a snake bite made two St. Michael’s doctors share a liver
July 2 How digital tools can advance quality and equity in genomic medicine
June 29 Connecting Indigenous communities to health care
June 25 St. Michael’s researchers receive more than $4-million in federal funding to better understand the impact of COVID-19
June 23 How phone calls from Unity Health are improving health during COVID-19
June 18 Unity Health Toronto experts issue help guide Ontario’s back to school plans
June 17 Orthopaedic Unit opens inside the Peter Gilgan Patient Care Tower
June 16 “Risk is a spectrum”: Moving forward in our new normal
June 2 Pilot program in the emergency department helps patients experiencing homelessness and substance use during COVID-19
June 1 Researchers to test up to 10,000 Canadians for immunity to COVID-19
May 22 More floors of the Peter Gilgan Patient Care Tower open to support COVID-19 response
May 22 How quick training helped expand Unity Health’s critical care team for COVID-19
May 19 Regional Anesthesia moves into its newly renovated space as part of St. Michael’s 3.0
May 13 Collaborating to provide safer care for pregnant patients and newborns during COVID-19
May 8 While warmer weather won’t slow the spread of COVID-19, closing schools will, suggests research led by St. Michael’s Hospital and the University of Toronto
May 8 St. Michael’s could be the ‘catalyst’ for global collaboration on COVID-19 clinical research
May 7 St. Michael’s pharmacy technician shares COVID-19 recovery experience
May 6 How St. Michael’s Family Health Team physicians are supporting neighbourhood partners during COVID-19
April 28 Toronto’s unregulated opioid supply more contaminated than any other unregulated drug, report finds
April 28 Can an existing HIV medication slow the spread of COVID-19? Team of Toronto researchers launches clinical trial to find out
April 23 Using existing studies to generate new understandings of COVID-19
April 16 Dr. Xavier Montalban steps down; Dr. Jiwon Oh named interim Medical Director of BARLO MS Centre
April 15 Select floors of the Peter Gilgan Patient Care Tower have opened to support the COVID-19 response
April 14 St. Michael’s satellite dialysis centre in Thorncliffe Park has opened
April 2 Study finds new medication can significantly block early stages of COVID-19 in engineered human tissues
March 13 ‘Patients are the reason we’re here’: Creating and testing a tool to measure patient-centred outcomes in the Emergency Department
March 11 Study examines how Ontario family doctors charge for uninsured services
March 10 QuILT study reveals systemic barriers to safe patient transfers in labour and delivery
March 9 Solutions for Healthy Cities Symposium marks launch of networks designed to address urban health challenges
March 6 Two COVID-19 research projects from St. Michael’s receive federal funding
March 5 Thinking outside the box to improve surgical safety for patients
March 3 Practicing what they preach: Equity-focused health care at St. Michael’s Hospital’s Academic Family Health Team
March 2 How physicians and researchers plan to make AEDs easier to locate in the GTA
February 28 Understanding infection risks in patients with myasthenia gravis
February 27 St. Michael’s inaugural Scholar-in-Residence kicks off international collaboration within our walls
February 26 First phase of The Walter and Maria Schroeder BRAIN&HEART Centre renovations brings a new catheterization lab to St. Michael's Hospital
February 18 People living with HIV diagnosed with COPD 12 years younger than HIV-negative people, study finds
February 12 Psychologists contribute to best care experience at St. Michael’s
February 11 A surgeon, engineer, inventor, scientist, mentor and mom: Dr. Monica Farcas shares her passion for science and medicine for the Day of Women in Science
February 5 Generous donation transforms brain and heart care at St. Michael’s Hospital
January 30 Home-grown technology has potential to change diabetes care
January 28 New trauma bay at St. Michael’s Hospital shows the impact of simulations on hospital design
January 27 St. Michael’s receives federal funding for projects about multiple sclerosis, obesity, diabetes and HPV
January 24 ‘Disabilities are not always apparent or visible’
January 23 Progress update: Construction of St. Michael’s satellite dialysis clinic in Thorncliffe Park
January 21 Rates of head collision events at women’s and men’s World Cups similar but women received more medical assessments: study
January 16 How physician feedback is helping improve patient care
January 9 DiaBiteSize: Educational video from our researchers focuses on diabetes and kidney health
January 7 Surgical team offers unique treatment for gynecological disease
January 6 Insufficient home care the biggest challenge to overcome after being released from hospital, say Ontario patients and caregivers in new study
January 3 Why a health behaviour change approach could help parents tackle screen time and other challenges