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Mackenzie Daybutch
“No one should feel alone at work”: New network helps Indigenous hospital employees feel connected

A place to connect, share and listen, the Indigenous Employee Network at The Ottawa Hospital supports Indigenous staff. Mackenzie Daybutch, Program Coordinator, Indigenous woman, and trailblazer of the network explains why all hospitals should have one.

Portrait project recognizes staff from all corners of our hospital

From the warehouse team to our supply attendants, porters and food service specialists–the one thing that ties all our staff together is their commitment to patient care

Virtual Schwartz Rounds
Introducing a new kind of grand rounds that supports staff and physician wellness

Caring for our staff and physicians is essential to delivering quality care to our patients and their families. A new virtual open forum series has created a safe space for our caregivers to connect with their colleagues and receive emotional support during challenging times.

Black History Month at The Ottawa Hospital
Celebrating Black History Month at The Ottawa Hospital

This year, we are celebrating Black staff and physicians at The Ottawa Hospital who have made history in their fields, breaking down barriers and laying the groundwork for others to follow. Meet some of these inspirational trailblazers, and learn about their remarkable achievements.

Iuliana Popescu
New Canadians find meaningful employment at The Ottawa Hospital

Iuliana Popescu came to Canada from Romania in 2002, and began working in the Human Resources Department at The Ottawa Hospital five years later. No matter where her travels took her, she always felt a sense of belonging here. The Ottawa Hospital was recently recognized for helping new Canadians like Iuliana find meaningful employment.

Megan Ellis, Aboriginal Program Coordinator, wears her red sash to show her Métis heritage
Blanket Exercise boosts staff awareness about colonization effects on Indigenous patients

It moves some to tears. Others are shocked, yet hopeful. Anger, guilt and shame can also come with the heightened awareness hospital staff members have after taking part in the KAIROS Blanket Exercise, which retells 500 years of Canada’s history through the perspective of First Nations, Inuit and Métis.

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