North York General Hospital
NYGH Family Medicine Community-Based Teaching Site
North York General Hospital is a popular training site for University of Toronto family medicine residents and MD students. It is a suburban community hospital in northern Metro Toronto with departments in all major fields of medicine: family medicine, internal medicine, geriatrics, surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, emergency, medical imaging, paediatrics, genetics and psychiatry. The hospital has approximately 80,000 emergency visits and over 7,000 obstetrical deliveries a year. Family medicine is one of the four strategic foci for the hospital, along with cancer care, regional maternal newborn and paediatric care and care of the elderly.
Teaching Site Facilities:
- A large and busy Emergency Department, excellent General and Orthopedic Surgery, Labour and Delivery and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
- In-hospital and outpatient paediatrics care are among the busiest in the city.
- Busy Breast Diagnostic Clinic, Fracture Clinic and Plastic Clinics.
- 20 family physicians that practice obstetrics at North York General Hospital.
- Home of the Research and Innovation space which houses the University of Toronto’s Practice-Based Research Network (UTOPIAN).
- General site at 4001 Leslie Street
- Seniors' Health Centre at 2 Buchan Court
Located on the Sheppard subway line and easily accessible by transit or car.
Approximately 21 km from downtown, a 30-minute drive.
- The patients are community-based patients coming from a wide range of cultural communities and socioeconomic levels.
- The patient demographics are those of a typical suburban hospital, including patients from many immigrant groups and different socioeconomic levels (i.e., broad).
- An active paediatric inpatient program and strong geriatric program result in patients of all ages as both inpatients and outpatients.