Research Spotlight

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As a leading community academic hospital serving a diverse community, North York General Hospital (NYGH) has a long track record of innovation in patient safety and process improvements.

North York General essentially functions as a "Living Lab" in learning and research that matters to everyone — specifically, research that permits significant transformation to improve patient- and family-centred health care. 

Read our two Research Spotlight articles to learn more:


Dr. Ronik Kanani and Dr. Joanne Yu

Dr. Ronik Kanani, Chief of Paediatrics, and Dr. Joanne Yu, Oncologist and Cancer Clinical Trial Lead, discuss their involvement with clinical trials at NYGH and their hopes for the future. 

Dr. Kevin Katz

Dr. Kevin Katz is the Medical Director of both Infection Prevention and Control and Research & Innovation. His research areas of focus are broad, including antibiotic resistant pathogens and febrile respiratory illnesses, like influenza virus. 

This article first appeared in the October 2019 issue of The Pulse. Subscribe now. 

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