Letter from Samuel Elfassy, Board Chair, North York General Hospital

First responders run towards the problem and help others. With an infection, it is the collaborative response of us all that makes the difference. Our government will provide the necessary institutional responses, but that pales compared to the response we collectively can supply.

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

Dear Friends, I am writing to you from my kitchen table, as we made the sensible decision to move the Foundation operations to a remote mode.

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

In these times of uncertainty and shifting priorities for many of us, you can be assured that some things remain ever constant. The first is this hospital’s utmost commitment to the effective and safe care of our community, our staff, our patients and our families.

Message from the President – March 5, 2020

In these times of uncertainty and shifting priorities for many of us, you can be assured that some things remain ever constant.

The first thing I’d like to address is this hospital’s utmost commitment to the compassionate, effective and safe care of our community, our staff, our patients and our families.

Message from the President – January 1, 2020

Last year was one of tremendous renewal and growth. We saw the opening of many new outpatient clinics to better serve the needs of our diverse and growing community.

Message from the President – December 3, 2019

The holiday season is the perfect time to pause and reflect on the special role North York General plays in our community. Our physicians, nurses and staff are entrusted with the compassionate care of nearly 400,000 individuals, each with their unique health care needs.

Message from the President – September 30, 2019

We’re a community hospital.  To me, that means more than only caring for the community – we’re part of the community. I truly felt that sentiment this past Saturday as we hosted our second Rally in the Ravine.

Message from the President – September 10, 2019

After a terrific summer filled with extensive planning and anticipation – the day finally arrived. On September 4th, after many years in the making, we officially opened Phillips House, the new home of North York General’s child and adolescent outpatient mental health programs.

Message from the President – May 24, 2019

Our first floor is a hub of activity, as construction crews work to complete important renovations that will update and refresh a number of our outpatient clinics, patient registration/check-in and public areas for our patients, families and staff.

Message from the President – December 10, 2018

Our recent news of exceeding our $150M Campaign for North York General was an incredible milestone for this community.