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Living with a facial difference

November 21, 2017

SickKids patients shared their experiences living with facial differences through letters to the star of the new film 'Wonder'. Farah Sheikh, social worker in the Cleft Lip and Palate and Craniofacial Programs at SickKids, shares her perspective on …

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‘Grieving in chunks’: helping kids cope with the death of a loved one

November 15, 2017

Norah Shaughnessy, Grief Support Coordinator at SickKids, reflects on how children and families can be better supported through their own bereavement experience.

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How to improve health technology assessments for children

October 6, 2017

Dr. Avram Denburg, Staff Oncologist and Project Investigator, reflects on the need to think differently and systematically about how to make drug policy for children across Canada.

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Obesity and mental illness: an epidemic within an epidemic

February 13, 2017

Dr. Elizabeth Dettmer, Staff Psychologist and Mental Health Lead with the SickKids Team Obesity Management Program (STOMP), offers her perspective on the need to provide a specialized, holistic approach to overall health for vulnerable teens who …

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International Women’s Day 2018: Claudia Schauer’s global child health journey

March 7, 2018

Global health is undergoing tectonic shifts. Claudia Schauer reflects on her global child health journey helping aid developed countries improve malnutrition among children.

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One year later: A trauma director’s reflections on the Danforth shooting

July 22, 2019

Dr. Suzanne Beno, Emergency Medicine Physician and Co-Medical Director of the Trauma Program at SickKids, shares her perspective on the need to remove access to firearms in society.

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Nursing and Mental Health: Cross-training and collaboration increases mental health care capacity across SickKids

May 9, 2019

In celebration of both Nursing Week and Children’s Mental Health Week, meet two of our cross-trained nurses, who share their perspectives on bridging medical health care and mental health care.

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How my daughter’s rare disease diagnosis saved my life

February 29, 2016

SickKids parent Ian Stedman shares the story of his family's experience with a "one in a million" genetic disorder called Muckle-Wells Syndrome (MWS). Their doctor, Dr. Ronald Laxer, reflects on rare disease diagnosis for families like Ian's.

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The younger face of eating disorders

February 5, 2016

Dr. Seena Grewal, Associate Head, Eating Disorder Program; Medical Director of Acute Inpatient Day hospital and Emergency psychiatry (AIDE); Department of Psychiatry, shares her perspective on behalf of the SickKids Centre for Brain & Mental Health.

Food Insecurity

October 14, 2016

October 16 is World Food Day, a day when people around the world come together to declare their commitment to eradicating hunger in our lifetime. Katie Boone, a Core Paediatric Resident at SickKids, offers her perspective.

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