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A librarian (far right) assists a staff member in their online research

Keeping tabs on health care innovation: Our Health Sciences Library

Posted on Friday, October 13, 2023 11:30 AM

Whether help is needed surrounding a patient care scenario or new research has been published relevant to an internal program, Osler’s Health Sciences Library team is on it.

The small but mighty team holds the key to countless online databases and resources, and have the expertise required to help our staff and physicians find the information they need, when they need it. We spoke with Janice Thompson, Team Lead, Health Sciences Library, to learn more about the unique role of the library in...

Dr. Priya Chopra, General Surgeon, Brampton Civic Hospital

Dr. Chopra’s five tips for breast cancer awareness and prevention

Posted on Tuesday, October 10, 2023 12:28 PM

Dr. Priya Chopra, MD, FRCSC, is a general surgeon at William Osler Health System’s (Osler) Brampton Civic Hospital. Upon completing her Medical Degree at Western University, Dr. Chopra completed her general surgery residency at the University of Ottawa, along with paediatric surgical training at the University of Montreal.

Canadian cancer statistics1 show that one in eight Canadian women will be diagnosed or develop breast cancer in their lifetime, as well as almost 300 men each year.2 Here are...

Participants of the 2023 Summer Student Research Program poster presentation day

Meet our 2023 Summer Student Research Program students

Posted on Thursday, October 05, 2023 10:54 AM

Each summer, post-secondary students from across Ontario join forces with Osler physician and staff supervisors to undertake research projects that help advance patient care. In August 2023, 21 students and their research supervisors presented their work at the Summer Student Research Program (SSRP) poster presentation.

Our SSRP gives students the opportunity to learn new research methods, gain experience and work alongside hospital researchers in clinical and non-clinical areas. We spoke to a...

Kiki Ferrari, Chief Operating Officer, William Osler Health System

September as the ‘Other January’?

Posted on Monday, September 25, 2023 09:00 AM

For some, September feels more like the start of a new year than January. Kiki Ferrari, Osler's Chief Operating Officer, is definitely one of those people. She’s even been known to wish her colleagues a happy new year at the start of those first few September meetings.

‌We dug a little deeper into why she feels like September is the ‘Other January’ and how this mindset influences her approach to work, especially as Osler moves forward with transformational initiatives and prepares for what is...

Alexandre De Campos, Registered Nurse, Cardiology Unit

Alexandre's inspiring cardiology journey: Nurturing hearts, one patient at a time

Posted on Friday, September 15, 2023 09:00 AM

Imagine a career where your passion for health care meets a team that feels like family. Meet Alexandre De Campos a registered nurse, who has been with Osler’s Cardiology Unit since 2009.

A decade of dedication

For over a decade, Alexandre has dedicated himself to the cardiovascular and stroke program at Osler, becoming an integral part of the team at Etobicoke General Hospital. Through the years, he’s seen Osler's commitment to growth, experiencing incredible opportunities for his own...