Black History Month: Meet some of our team
Posted on Friday, February 03, 2023 09:14 AM
February is Black History Month, a time to honour, remember and learn about the contributions of Black people in Canadian society. This year, CHEO is celebrating Black History Month by focusing on Black Canadians in health care. Each week we feature stories of Black CHEO staff, giving a glimpse of their profession and what Black History means to them.
We hope to inspire everyone at CHEO to learn about the many contributions of Black Canadians to Canadian Society.Meet:Dr. Ewurabena Simpson
Black History Month: Black Excellence in Canadian Health Care
Posted on Wednesday, February 01, 2023 08:41 AM
February is Black History Month, a time to honour, remember and learn about the contributions of Black people in Canadian society. This year, CHEO is celebrating Black History Month by focusing on Black Canadians in health-care. Our aim is to showcase the foundation of Black experiences on which our health system is built on and offer perspectives on how to improve it further.
For instance, did you know: during World War I, Black women were denied the chance to participate in Canada’s war...
Holiday greeting 2022
Posted on Thursday, December 22, 2022 11:22 AM
In his holiday greeting, Alex mentions all the cards, emails, letters and social media messages sent to CHEO throughout the year. Thank you.
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Now, while Team CHEO is all-hands-on-deck to ensure that we are here if you need us, your support means everything.
A moment for gratitude and stars, after 25 years
Posted on Wednesday, November 23, 2022 12:04 PM
There are stars of all kinds and CHEO helps make them — helps them find a way to shine.
At the beginning of October one of those stars, Julian, a CHEO oncology grad (as we like to say), returned to Ottawa with his family to thank all the people who cared for him and to thank CHEO. As did his father, John, who has just published a book about the family’s experiences with cancer, Only When It’s Dark Can We See the Stars. The family wanted to present the books to CHEO, at CHEO. They had lived...
Quinn’s best life story
Posted on Monday, November 07, 2022 12:14 PM
One great day
On June 10, 2021, 12-year-old Quinn stepped onto the sidewalk at the CHEO main entrance, paused on the sidewalk, turned his face to the sky, lifted his hands in the air, and let rip with a long, loud shout as he took of running with his parents Olivia and David: “Freeeedom!”
Moments before, CHEO Certified Diabetes Educator Liz Stevens had finished helping Quinn get started with his new insulin pump. Diagnosed with diabetes just before he turned two, Quinn’s sidewalk celebration was...