Awards

2018 Award for Merit for Excellence in Interprofessional Education Teaching (Darlene Hubley)

Darlene Hubley and colleagues in the IPE Leader Network received The Center for Interprofessional Education, University of Toronto, 2018 Award for Merit for Excellence in Interprofessional Education Teaching.

American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows (Dr. Jan Andrysek)

Dr. Jan Andrysek, senior scientist has been inducted to the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows (Class of 2019). This prestigious nomination puts Dr. Andrysek at the top two per cent of the medical and biological engineering community.

Canada's Most Powerful Women Top 100 (Julia Hanigsberg)

Julia Hanigsberg named a Women's Executive Network (WXN) 2018 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner presented by KPMG.

Children’s Healthcare Canada Organizational Leadership Award

Recognizing an innovative training program developed for leaders in education and healthcare sectors, and children and community services across the province. The training program offers organizations the chance to practice patient and family centred care principles when working with children and youth who have disabilities and their families.

College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists (Sally Lindsay)

Dr. Sally Lindsay has been elected to the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists of the Royal Society of Canada. Dr. Lindsay is the second Holland Bloorview scientist to be appointed, joining Dr. Barbara Gibson who was elected in 2016.

Empowered Kids Ontario Advocacy Award

Dear Everybody campaign was recognized for having an outstanding positive impact on the quality of life for children and youth with disabilities and their families.

Gold Quill Award of Excellence from the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC).

Dear Everybody wins a Gold Quill Award of Excellence from the International Association of Business Communicators. IABC’s Gold Quill awards are the industry standard for communications excellence.

Governor General's Innovation Awards (Tom Chau)

The Innovation Awards recognize and celebrate Canadians who contribute to the country’s success and future, and inspire the next generation. Chau was nominated by MaRS Discovery District.

Greater Toronto's Top Employers

Holland Bloorview has been named one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for the ninth consecutive year.

Holland Bloorview recognized for 12 Leading Practices

Holland Bloorview recognized for 12 Leading Practices by the Health Standards Organization (HSO). The 12 are: Connect2Care, Helping Hands, Schwartz Rounds, Patient Engagement Framework integrated vertically and horizontally across the organization, Patient Safety Education Program for Family Leaders, Standards of Care for Clowning, Chronic Pain Toolbox, Concussion Centre, Outcome Measurement, Outcome Simulation Video, Equity Lens, Family Leadership Accreditation Group.

Innovative Team Award from The Beryl Institute quality, safety and performance (QSP) team

The quality, safety and performance (QSP) team wins The Beryl Institute's Innovative Team Award for creating the Family Leader Accreditation Group (FLAG). The QSP team created FLAG to improve quality across Holland Bloorview by bringing clients and families together as full and equal partners.

IPFCC Partnership Award (honourable mention)

Received an honourable mention for the 2018 Institute for Patient and Family Centred Care Partnership Award recognizing an innovative training program we developed for leaders in education and health care sectors, and children and community services across the province.

The Nursing Award of Excellence for 2018 (Elise Quinn)

The Nursing Award of Excellence for 2018 was presented to Elise Quinn, a registered nurse on the BIRT unit for excellence in clinical care.

Top 40 Research Hospital

Holland Bloorview has been named one of Canada's Top 40 Research Hospitals for the 7th year in a row. Holland Bloorview is ranked at #36 this year.

Top Employers for Young People

Holland Bloorview selected as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People for the eighth consecutive year. Canada’s Top Employers for Young People is an annual award that recognizes employers who provide the nation’s best workplaces and programs for young people at the beginning of their careers.

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