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Dr. Kevin Lumb, Osler’s Division Head of Respirology

Dr. Lumb's five tips for asthma awareness and management

Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 10:41 AM

Dr. Kevin Lumb, MD, FRCP, is Osler’s Division Head of Respirology and has been practicing at Osler since 2010. Dr. Lumb has also been the Medical Advisor for Osler’s pulmonary function laboratories since 2019, and was the Site Chief of Medicine at Etobicoke General Hospital from 2020-2021. He completed his medical and subspecialty fellowship training at the University of Toronto.

Asthma is a common and potentially serious chronic disease caused by inflammation in the airways of the lungs. This inflammation...

Public consultation for Osler’s permanent President and CEO

Posted on Monday, May 16, 2022 11:00 AM

William Osler Health System’s Board of Directors has appointed a CEO Search Committee to lead the recruitment of the President and CEO, and has retained the professional services of Promeus Inc. to inform the executive search process for this important role.

In the spirit of collaboration, we would like to hear from you, our community, about our organization and future direction, and the skills and competencies that will be important in Osler’s next President and CEO. Your feedback will help inform...

Aakashdeep Dhillon, Biomedical Technologist, stands with a piece of medical equipment

Working on the front line, behind the scenes: Osler’s Biomedical Engineering team

Posted on Thursday, May 12, 2022 09:00 AM

When medical equipment needs fine-tuning, an update or a repair, Osler’s Biomedical Engineering team is only a phone call away. Working exclusively behind the scenes, the team is extensively trained to ensure every piece of medical technology that enters our hospitals is working at its best.

We spoke to Aakashdeep Dhillon, Biomedical Technologist at Brampton Civic, about his role and its direct impact on patient care.

Tell us about your role.

With anything involving medical devices within the hospital,...

Maria, an RN in the Respirology Unit at Etobicoke General Hospital, poses with a vital signs monitor

Maria is a breath of fresh air for respirology patients

Posted on Thursday, May 05, 2022 09:00 AM

Maria is a Registered Nurse (RN) at Etobicoke General Hospital. There, she works in the Respirology unit in Osler’s General Medicine program, where she and her team care for patients with serious respiratory conditions.

New country, new opportunities

Maria is originally from the Philippines, where she first began her nursing career. In 2002, she and her husband made the decision to immigrate to the Greater Toronto Area. During her first few years in Canada, she worked as a caregiver to seniors in...

Osler’s May 2022 Telephone Town Hall

Posted on Wednesday, May 04, 2022 11:36 AM

On May 3, 2022, Osler held a live event which included the latest information on Osler’s COVID-19 recovery, the transformation of Peel Memorial into Brampton’s new hospital, and more. Participants engage with hospital leaders, including:

  • Dr. Frank Martino, Osler’s Interim President and CEO
  • Linda Franklin, First Vice Chair, William Osler Health System Board of Directors
  • Kiki Ferrari, Chief Operating Officer
  • Ann Ford, Executive Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Services
  • Ken Mayhew, President...