CHEO celebrates Pride 2022
Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2022 01:14 PM
Pride at CHEO and in our region
What started as a small group has grown to nearly 300 staff, medical staff and family members who joined CHEO's contingent in the Capital Pride parade each year!
Team CHEO’s new SOGIE Advisory Committee is made up of five Working Groups and 45+ members helping make us a more inclusive for 2SLGBTQ+ staff and medical staff and the patients and families we serve
One in 300 people in Canada aged 15 and older are transgender or non-binary, according to Canada's 2021 census
TechTalk: a sneak peek into CHEO’s new IR, Cath and Sim lab
Posted on Thursday, May 26, 2022 04:43 PM
In January 2020 CHEO broke ground on a project to revamp our catheterization (cath) and interventional radiology (IR) labs and build a new state-of-the-art simulation (Sim) lab for medical learners – spaces that will support some of CHEO’s sickest children and youth and provide medical learners with a risk-free training environment.
After months of demolition, we’re excited towelcome some of the new tech that will bring these labs to life! We want to give you a breakdown of some...
Be a Hero. Be an Organ Donor.
Posted on Thursday, April 28, 2022 02:58 PM
April is #BeADonor Month in Ontario – a month devoted to raising awareness about the need for organ and tissue donations and to encourage joining the 4.5 million Ontarians who are registered donors. To recognize this important month, Joanna & Ryley Mitchell share how an organ donor changed their lives.
“When Ryley was just 2 months old, we noticed that she was vomiting quite a bit over a few days and she was making this funny little noise when she was breathing....
'We are children and adults of the future generation
Posted on Saturday, April 02, 2022 12:00 AM
'We are children and adults of the future generation’ Sharing the voices of CHEO’s autism community on World Autism Day
Each year in April, we recognize World Autism Month and World Autism Day – an opportunity to raise awareness about autism spectrum disorder and the individuals, families and caregivers in the autism community.
Today, on World Autism Day, we are sharing and amplifying the voices that make up CHEO’s autism community. We spoke to families, members of our Autism Family...
Child Life – combining play with care!
Posted on Tuesday, March 15, 2022 04:55 PM
This post was written by Kimberly Courtney – Certified Child Life Specialist
March is Child Life Specialist Awareness Month!
Did you know there are now 19 Child Life Specialists at CHEO? And more importantly, do you know what a Child Life Specialist does? If you said play, you're on the right track. Play is the basis for how we assess, teach, prepare and support children,...