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  October 20, 2020  
More than words: Addressing anti-Indigenous racism in healthcare »
  A group of hospital staff at Kensington Gardens Long Term Care facility
Last chance to register for BRA Day »
  A group of hospital staff at Kensington Gardens Long Term Care facility
A guide to talking about your
BRCA mutation »
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Patient Safety - it takes a team »
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Health Records on iPhone Now Available to Women’s College Hospital Patients »
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Women’s History Month - WCH’s Early Women Doctors and the Spirit of Activism »
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Get your 2020 flu shot! »
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Missed the Virtual Town Hall? Watch it online »
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People's Choice Award Peer-to-Peer Recognition Program – Who Will You Recognize? »
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Staff Wellness Resources »
Meet Angelina Tryon »
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Womens College Research Institute 
The Screen Project: Know your risk »
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Evaluating the impact of rapid genetic testing on breast cancer treatment decisions »
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Take a virtual tour of Florence, Italy, while supporting Women's College Hospital! »
Women’s Health Matters
10 tips to cope with anxiety and breast cancer »
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WCH in the media

CityNews – Racism putting Canadians’ health at risk  
Dr. Aisha Lofters and Jennifer Bernard - The Georgia Straight  – Remedies for anti-Black racism in Canadian healthcare 
Dr. Michael Gardam – CBC – The latest on the coronavirus outbreak for Oct. 13 
Mina Tadrous – CBC – Ontario family doctors warn early supply drying up as they see surge in demand for flu shot  

Breast Cancer Awareness Month 
The Sun – FREE THEM October 13: What is No Bra Day and why are people celebrating it?  

Health System Solutions 
Dr. Lisa Richardson – Narcity – Toronto Doctor Is Helping To Ensure What Happened To Joyce Echaquan Never Happens Here 
Best Health – The Forces That Shape Health Care for Black Women 
Mental Health 
Dr. Lori Wasserman – Parents – Signs You Have Postpartum Euphoria: Everything You Need to Know About This Under-Diagnosed Mood Disorder Post-Birth 

Sexual Health
Dr. Amanda Selk – Toronto Star – Ontario students encouraged to get their HPV follow-up vaccines

WCH Careers

The Women's College Hospital team is revolutionizing the future of healthcare. We value leadership, innovation, collaboration, relationships, equity and safety - and are guided by these values in everything we do. Visit our Internal Jobs Postings* and Careers page to see what positions are available right now.


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This week at WCH

Reminder: Due to COVID-19 (coronavirus), please refrain from holding in-person meetings and instead use the phone or the video-conferencing tools available to all WCH staff and clinicians through Microsoft Teams.

Wednesday October 21
Medical Grand Rounds
Dr. Payal Agarwal
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. |  MGR ZOOM Link  
Meeting ID: 966 0931 5768 Passcode: 473238
Thursday October 22
Women’s Mental Health Program Virtual Grand Rounds
Gender Differences in Mental Health and Substance Use
Hayley Hamilton PhD
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Join Microsoft Teams Meeting
Conference ID: 721 941 403#