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Posts tagged "@OttawaHospital"

  • Excellence Awards: Outstanding actions, commitment and compassion improve care for patients

    Evan Van Zuylen (center), Protection Officer with Security and Parking, won the Respect for the Individual award, recognizing how he keeps his cool in challenging situations, such as his work with Psychiatry Emergency Services. He takes the time to build rapport with patients and makes them feel at ease around him. Renée Légaré (left), Executive […]

  • Researchers share passion for science with youth

    Stem cell researcher and PhD student Marissa Lithopoulos has volunteered with the Let’s Talk Science outreach program since 2014. The University of Ottawa chapter of this national program celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. Photo by Zhaoyi Chen. Marissa Lithopoulos has always had a passion for science. “My favourite show growing up was ‘Bill Nye […]

  • Blanket Exercise boosts staff awareness about colonization effects on Indigenous patients

    Megan Ellis, Aboriginal Program Coordinator, has been leading the KAIROS Blanket Exercise with groups of staff from The Ottawa Hospital. She wears her red sash to show her Métis heritage. 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 […]

  • Community Engagement Group helps build ownership for the new campus

    Paul Johanis, President of the Greenspace Alliance, co-chairs the newly-established Campus Engagement Group, which is examining all the issues that have been consistently rated as most important by the public. Building a new, modern health and research centre in the heart of Ottawa is about health care and about the community. Public involvement is essential […]