COVID-19 Updates: Message from the President – June 19, 2020

Dear Friends, It has been 96 days since the Foundation staff decamped from the heart of North York General to reduce the community footprint within the hospital.

COVID-19 Updates: Message from the President – May 28, 2020

Dear Friends, My team and I remain working remotely and like many of you, it is still unclear when we will be able to return to our office on a regular basis.

COVID-19 Updates: Message from the President – May 14, 2020

Dear Friends, This week may not be well known outside the hospital world, but it is Nursing Week, celebrated in close proximity to Florence Nightingale’s birth, some 200 years ago.

COVID-19 Updates: Message from the President – May 7, 2020

I have to confess that I have an overwhelming urge to open with, “Hey All You Cool Cats And Kittens”. For those of you who appreciate this reference, you can see that I broke my own standards of guilty viewing pleasure (The Crown, Better Call Saul, or The Last Dance) to something completely different.

COVID-19 Updates: Message from the President – May 1, 2020

Dear Friends, Today was chosen by the Canadian Medical Association as Physicians’ Day in honour of Dr. Emily Stowe, the first female physician to practice in Canada.

COVID-19 Updates: Message from the President – April 23, 2020

Tomorrow marks six weeks of working remotely by turns perched on a counter stool, a chair at the kitchen table or standing up…

COVID-19 Updates: Message from the President – April 16, 2020

I took time over the long weekend to think about my colleagues in the hospital whose calling is to care for our community…

COVID-19 Updates: Message from the President – April 9, 2020

Dear Friends, This weekend, I will be thinking of our city’s first responders and our health care workers on the front line, and many more behind the scenes.

COVID-19 Updates: Message from the President – April 1, 2020

Dear Friends, As the third week of working from home (#WFH) presses on, I have figured out how to (mostly) flawlessly log onto “Teams” for video conferencing and (mostly) remember when I am not on mute.

COVID-19 Updates: Message from the President – March 25, 2020

Dear Friends, I am still working from my kitchen table although I confess to have occasionally moved to the couch, with my laptop precariously perched on a pillow.