Awards and Recognition

Latest awards and recognition


Learn about the latest awards and recognition.


Marina Brezinov recognized by Ryerson University

April 30, 2019
Marina Brezinov, Professional Practice Leader for Nursing at North York General Hospital, has been awarded the Preceptor Award of Excellence from Ryerson University. This award is given to nursing leaders who have precepted a Master of Nursing Student from Ryerson University during their Practicum in Professional Nursing Advancement placement during the winter 2019 semester.

Physicians honoured by the University of Toronto

April 30, 2019
The following North York General Hospital physicians were honoured by the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine for their commitment and pursuit of excellence in education: 
Dr. Risa Bordman 
Dr. Brian Yau
Dr. Adam Hutchinson-Jaffe
Dr. Moises Maria
Dr. Joey Latino 
Dr. Josephine Dunston
Dr. Karthika Devarajan

Dr. Martin Shack

Learn more about this physician recognition.


North York General ranked #2 hospital in Canada

Newsweek-NYGH  World's Best Hospital 2019 logo

April 15, 2019
In a comprehensive review of 1,000 hospitals in 11 countries, Newsweek recently ranked North York General Hospital (NYGH) the #2 hospital in Canada and one of the top 100 hospitals in the world. One thousand hospitals were ranked, based on recommendations from medical professionals, patient surveys and medical performance measures, such as data on the quality of treatment, hygiene and patient safety. Read the complete article on this recognition. 



North York General Hospital's breast cancer program winner of 3M Health Care Quality Team Award

April 3, 2019
The Canadian College of Health Leaders and 3M Canada Company has selected the Breast Cancer Integrated Care Collaborative (ICC) at North York General Hospital for the 2019 3M Health Care Quality Team Award (Across a Health System). NYGH was chosen for its innovative approach to providing high-quality care to breast cancer patients. Read the complete article on the NYGH website.


North York General Hospital Women's Health Innovation Fund

March 6, 2019
In 2018, we continued our partnership with Shoppers Drug Mart to help change the course of health care for women in our community. This past year, Shoppers Drug Mart, along with 20 of their store owners and frontline staff, raised $49,579 for North York General Hospital through their Growing Women's Health campaign and in-store Holiday Beauty Gala. These funds helped establish the North York General Hospital Women's Health Innovation Fund, a grant program designed to improve women's health care experiences at North York General by providing funding for specialized projects. To learn more about the selected projects go to the North York General Foundation website: 
Early pregnancy loss Lead Investigator: Katie Dainty PhD, Research Chair, Patient-Centred Outcomes, North York General Hospital

Breast Surgery and Regional Anesthesia Lead Investigator: Dr. Sanjho Srikandarajah, Anesthesiologist, North York General Hospital