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Lalieta, Lead Hand at Etobicoke General, answers a call on her mobile device

A “behind the scenes” clean: Our Medical Device Reprocessing Team

Posted on Friday, November 18, 2022 09:30 AM

Ever wonder how medical tools and devices are sanitized and prepped for procedures?

The Medical Device Reprocessing Department (MDRD) is where the sanitizing magic happens. This efficient team are responsible for sanitizing medical instruments from across Osler’s hospitals and prepping them for their next use in safe patient care.

Lalieta, is the lead hand at Etobicoke General Hospital, and has been a part of the MDRD for many years. She tells us about her unique role and its impact on patient care...

Dr. Sud Dharmalingam, Osler’s Division Chief of Endocrinology and Medical Director of the Centre for Complex Diabetes Care

Dr. Dharmalingam’s five tips to help prevent type 2 diabetes

Posted on Thursday, November 17, 2022 10:10 AM

Dr. Sud Dharmalingam, MD FRCPC, is an Endocrinologist and Osler’s Division Chief of Endocrinology, Medical Director of the Centre for Complex Diabetes Care, and Co-Chair of the Glucose Best Practices Subcommittee. After completing medical school at the University of Manitoba, Dr. Dharmalingam completed his Internal Medicine and Endocrinology Fellowship in Manitoba. Dr. Dharmalingam is also an Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct) at McMaster University, and operates a community-based endocrinology...

Osler leaders want to hear from you at upcoming Telephone Town Hall

Posted on Monday, October 31, 2022 01:27 PM

Get the latest hospital updates, including progress on expansion projects and options for care during the fall and holiday seasons

William Osler Health System (Osler) is inviting community members to participate in its next Telephone Town Hall from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 17. Participants will have the opportunity to hear about important Osler updates including the transformation of Peel Memorial, and where to go for care this fall and into the holiday season.

As always, residents...

Dom, a Respiratory Therapist at Etobicoke General Hospital

Dom lives and breathes Osler’s values as a respiratory therapist

Posted on Thursday, October 27, 2022 03:41 PM

For the last 20 years, Dom has worked as a registered Respiratory Therapist (RT) at Etobicoke General Hospital. He is the team lead of the RT program across the site and is a core member of the Critical Care Unit, caring for some of the hospital’s sickest patients.

Dom cares for patients at all stages of life, from newborns to end of life care and all of the populations in between. “Our goal, first and foremost, is to establish airways and ensure the patient is breathing. If you can't breathe, we're...

Dr. Jaclyn Herman, Osler's Interim Corporate Chief of Emergency Services

Dr. Herman's five tips to a safe and healthy fall season

Posted on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 01:00 PM

Dr. Jaclyn Herman, MD CCFP (EM), is Osler's Interim Corporate Chief of Emergency Services and previously served as the Site Chief for Etobicoke General Hospital's Emergency Department and Physician Lead for the Urgent Care Centre at Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness. Dr. Herman completed medical school and residency at the University of Toronto and her Emergency Medicine training at McGill University.

With the fall season upon us, it’s important to do everything we can to protect...