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Awards and Recognition

North York General Hospital, affiliated with the University of Toronto, is one of Canada's leading community academic hospitals. Our staff and physicians are regularly recognized for their excellence in teaching and their contribution to health care.

See our complete 2017 archive.

Latest awards and recognition:

Transfusion Medicine Lab awarded Long Standing Certificate
November 14, 2017
North York General Hospital's Transfusion Medicine Laboratory has been awarded the Long Standing Certificate by the Ontario Regional Blood Coordinating Network for its overall reduction in outdates* of red blood cell units across the province. Read more on the Transfusion Medicine Laboratory's Long Standing Certificate.

North York General Hospital's Family Advisor wins prestigious Minister's Medal
October 24, 2017
Margo Twohig, a volunteer patient and family advisor at North York General Hospital (NYGH), has been awarded a 2017 Minister's Medal for her contributions as a patient, family and caregiver champion at the hospital. Read the news release.

Urban Hero: Surgeon Everton Gooden goes beyond patient care
Sept. 20, 2017
Dr. Everton Gooden, an Otolaryngologist/Head and Neck Surgeon at North York General Hospital, is the winner of Metroland's 2017 Urban Hero Winner — Health Category. Read the article on Dr. Everton Gooden on the InsideToronto.com website.

NYGH receives 2017 Patient Safety Champion Award
June 20, 2016
On June 12 North York General Hospital received the Patient Safety Champion Award from a consortium of patient safety groups. This national award recognizes NYGH’s commitment to patient safety and the efforts to address “never events” in health care. Learn more and link to a larger article.

Dr. Michael Quejada honoured by University of Toronto
May 2, 2017
Dr. Michael Quejadaof North York General Hospital's Department of Family and Community Medicine is the recipient of the University of Toronto's New Teacher Award, Postgraduate Clinical Teaching, Department of Family and Community Medicine. The award recognizes Dr. Quejada's outstanding contributions to teaching and learning at the university and educating our future health care professionals.