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Photograph collage of physicians using point-of-care ultrasounds

SRH physicians advancing use of point-of-care ultrasounds to improve patient care

Photo above: SRH anesthesiologists take an advanced course in assessing cardiac and lung function in patients under anesthesia using point-of-care ultrasounds.

It’s a sunny Saturday afternoon in mid-June and while many are enjoying an early summer-like day, Scarborough and Rouge Hospital (SRH) Anesthesiologist Dr. John Oyston and eight of his colleagues are learning critical skills that will significantly advance the way they provide patient care.

Dr. Venu Tadiboyina with Dr. Michael Kidd, Chair, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto.

SRH physician honoured with U of T Postgraduate Award of Excellence

Scarborough and Rouge Hospital (SRH) physician Dr. Venu Tadiboyina has received an Excellence in Teaching Award from the University of Toronto’s (U of T) Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM).

“Each year, we receive many high-caliber nominations and this award recognizes your exceptional level of excellence and the major impact you have had in postgraduate family medicine education at the Department of Family and Community Medicine,” said Dr.

Top from left: Dr. Wael Mahmoud, Dr. Dale Connor, , Dr. Zhixing (Jack) Xu, Dr. Amir Zeinaly Bottom from left: Dr. Jennifer McDonald- Post-graduate Program Dir., Dr. Anthea Selvantha, Dr. Sahar Othman, Dr. Jessica Rodriguez, Dr. Yuan (Helen) Zhao, Dr. Petra Wildgoose, Stacey McKeown (Milley) - Program Assistant

Family Medicine Resident Graduation 2018

​The annual graduation ceremony for family medicine residents was held at the Scarboro Golf and Country Club on June 22, with graduates, families, friends, and physician preceptors in attendance. Addresses were given by Dr. Dick Zoutman, Chief of Staff, and Liz Buller, President and CEO.

Congratulations and welcome to our colleagues and new physicians: Dr.

New satellite dialysis unit opens at SRH Centenary site

SCARBOROUGH (July 12, 2018) – Scarborough and Rouge Hospital’s (SRH) Scarborough Regional Nephrology Program (SRNP) officially opened a new satellite hemodialysis unit at the hospital’s Centenary site on July 9.

“The 12-station, interim unit will serve current patients who are receiving dialysis at the General site,” said Dr. Paul Tam, chief of the nephrology program.

2018 World Cup

SRH Celebrates World Cup 2018

During the final week of World Cup 2018, the Scarborough and Rouge Hospital (SRH) community, as well as our patients and families, have been gathering to watch the semi-final matches at each of our hospital sites.

Our hospital community reflects Scarborough’s diversity and love of soccer, so needless to say, the viewings have attracted lively crowds.

Group photo

Remembering SRH Patient Family Advisor Phyllis Hill

Photo above: Phyllis Hill (far left) and community member Lai Chu (third from left) at a ceremony to recognize their involvement in interviewing and selecting community members to serve on SRH’s first Community Advisory Council.

When Kristy Macdonell thinks of Phyllis Hill, she remembers a person who was passionate about sharing her voice as a patient and community member to shape the health care experience for others.

Scarborough and Rouge Hospital previews inaugural strategic plan at 2018 AGM

SCARBOROUGH (July 4, 2018) – Government officials, health partner organizations, donors, and community members joined Scarborough and Rouge Hospital (SRH) staff, physicians, and volunteers to celebrate an unforgettable year and preview the organization’s inaugural strategic plan at SRH’s 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) on June 28.

“This year’s AGM was made possible because of the many individuals – both within and outside our hospital – who have taken the time to share their candid insights and experiences as part of our strategic planning process,” said Elizabeth Buller,

Celebrate Eid al-Fitr at SRH

SRH’s Spiritual and Religious Care team, in partnership with members of the Muslim community, invite you to celebrate Eid al-Fitr.

When: Thursday, 28 June, 2018

Time: 11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m.

Where: Birchmount site, 3050 Birchmount Road,

Irene Stickland Centre, Ground floor

Lunch will be served.

Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day at SRH

SRH Spiritual & Religious Care, in cooperation with members of the Indigenous Community, invite the Scarborough and SRH community to Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day.

Friday, June 22, 2018

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

SRH General site, 3050 Lawrence Avenue East

Lee Family Auditorium, Ground Floor

Please join us for an afternoon dedicated to wellness,

Rapid Access Addiction Medicine Clinic now open in Scarborough

Barrier-free access to medical treatment for addiction and same-day counselling at Scarborough and Rouge Hospital

A Rapid Access Addiction Medicine (RAAM) Clinic is now open at the General site of Scarborough and Rouge Hospital (SRH), offering immediate help in the treatment of alcohol, opioid, or other drug-related addictions. Care is provided on a walk-in basis without an appointment or physician referral.