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Our Inspirations

We have many donors and patients who have stories to tell about the compassionate care they’ve experienced at North York General. We are committed to sharing those stories with the community because we are proud of the care the Hospital provides.

"I’m alive because of North York General"

When 54-year-old Brian Merriman was experiencing chest pains he first thought it was just indigestion, but it was really an early sign of a heart attack. Not wanting to ignore his symptoms, Brian phoned his family doctor who told him to seek emergenc...

Dr. Frank Sullivan appointed Gordon F. Cheesbrough Research Chair in Family and Community Medicine

Four years ago, through the seed funding of an anonymous $2-million gift, North York General established the Gordon F. Cheesbrough Research Chair in Family and Community Medicine. A leader and a champion of North York General, Gordon was just finishi...

Meet Dr. Bent, co-founder of OrthoWalk

From 1971 to 2013, Dr. Maurice (Mo) Bent was a well-respected orthopaedic surgeon with North York General. Though retired from surgery, Dr. Bent is still an active member of the NYGH community and as part of his 43 year history he was responsible for...

North York General a provincial leader in medical imaging

Each year, more than 200,000 patients rely on the comprehensive range of imaging services offered at North York General to help ensure the right diagnosis, which leads to the right care at the right time. Thanks to the generous ongoing support of Gul...

Remembering Jennifer Bronsema: How one volunteer can make a world of difference

In her 2012 keynote speech at the North York Masters Golf Tournament, Jennifer Bronsema said, “a lot of people will agree that there are many similarities between the game of golf and life. As with golf, our daily walk through life brings new opportu...

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