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St. Michael's 125th


Brief history of medical laboratories at St. Michael’s Hospital

There’s one discipline that interacts with each inpatient and nearly every outpatient at St. Michael’s – the medical laboratories. Balancing research, teaching and clinical testing – over six million tests in 2015 – the medical laboratories provide a vital service to the hospital and the patients we care for. Read more

Then and now: Tower site was once home to Toronto’s first black church

Did you know that the northeast corner of Queen and Victoria Streets, the site of St. Michael’s new Peter Gilgan Patient Care Tower, was once the site of Toronto’s first black church? Read more

Ghost of Sister Vinnie a soothing sight

Long after her death, some patients and staff say Sister Vincenza is still doing her rounds and comforting patients on the 7th floor of St. Michael's Cardinal Carter wing. Read more