Approximately 80% of the care delivered in hospitals thoughout Ontario occurs in community hospitals. As a leading community hospital with a long track record of innovation in patient safety and process improvements in serving a diverse community, North York General Hospital (NYGH) is very well positioned to ask vital questions and derive new insights —essentially functioning as a
in research that matters to everyone.
There is a vibrant research community at NYGH. Teams of people are engaged in research and a culture is emerging where everyone is empowered to ask questions, solve problems, develop new approaches and disseminate the findings to allow adoption; in short, to innovate.
The Office of Research and Innovation
is helping investigators meet potential collaborators, seek funding, manage grants, agreements, and intellectual property, and gain access to the resources to be successful.
The Research Ethics Board
at NYGH ensures that research is designed and conducted with the utmost regard for the people who choose to participate in research studies.
Generous support from donors, the North York General Foundation, and NYGH led to the creation of the Exploration Fund,
which is now allowing investigators to test promising ideas and compete for research grants from external agencies. Clinical trials
are providing patients with alternatives and allowing North York Generalto contribute to improvements in medicine and the delivery of health care.