Celebrating National Nursing Week

May 9 to May 15 is Nursing Week, which acknowledges the diverse roles of nurses and their tremendous impact on patient care. Read stories from five of NYGH’s dedicated nurses who have committed their careers to helping others. Together with the 1,500 other nurses at NYGH, they make #NorthYorkGeneralStrong.

Celebrating National Physicians' Day

May 1 is National Physicians’ Day, an annual day of recognition for the remarkable contributions and compassionate care of physicians across the country. Learn more about five of NYGH’s outstanding physicians who are changing lives every day. Their stories, along with those of the 850+ other NYGH physicians, are part of the fabric of our hospital. Collectively they make #NorthYorkGeneralStrong.

Meet Michael Peak

On one particular day, his chest hurt and his breathing was laboured, causing him to worry that he was having a heart attack