North York General Hospital
North York General Hospital is a popular training site for University of Toronto family medicine residents and MD students. It is a suburban community hospital in northern Metro Toronto with departments in all major fields of medicine: family medicine, internal medicine, geriatrics, surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, emergency, medical imaging, paediatrics, genetics and psychiatry. The hospital has approximately 80,000 emergency visits and over 7,000 obstetrical deliveries a year. Family medicine is one of the four strategic foci for the hospital, along with cancer care, regional maternal newborn and paediatric care and care of the elderly.
Chief of Family Medicine
Teaching Site Facilities:
- A large and busy Emergency Department, excellent General and Orthopedic Surgery, Labour and Delivery and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
- In-hospital and outpatient paediatrics care are among the busiest in the city.
- Busy Breast Diagnostic Clinic, Fracture Clinic and Plastic Clinics.
- 20 family physicians that practice obstetrics at North York General Hospital.
- Home of the Research and Innovation space which houses the University of Toronto’s Practice-Based Research Network (UTOPIAN).
- General site at 4001 Leslie Street
- Seniors' Health Centre at 2 Buchan Court
- Located on the Sheppard subway line and easily accessible by transit or car.
- Approximately 21 km from downtown, a 30-minute drive.
- The patients are community-based patients coming from a wide range of cultural communities and socioeconomic levels.
- The patient demographics are those of a typical suburban hospital, including patients from many immigrant groups and different socioeconomic levels (i.e., broad).
- An active paediatric inpatient program and strong geriatric program result in patients of all ages as both inpatients and outpatients.