At Women’s College Hospital, we’re looking
towards the future - and we want you to be a part of it.
Discover the latest in women’s health care, research, and
innovation. Tell us about the issues that matter to you.
We’re here to help make your experience a little more personal.
One thousand opportunities.
One million dollars to change
the face of health care for women.
Impossible. That’s what some people said when Women’s College Hospital set out to help create a more sustainable Canadian health-care system. They were wrong. We are well on our way to creating one of the most ground-breaking institutions in the world focused on advancing health care for women and pioneering new models of care that can impact and benefit patients everywhere.
Women’s College Hospital’s unparalleled layout will support the ambulatory care model with comfortable, accessible and adaptable patient care spaces that allow for collaboration, innovation and future expansion. We will co-locate programs and bring together the hospital and its research institute so patients receive comprehensive care, inspired by research and with fewer visits.
Ambulatory care is defined as any surgery, treatment or procedure that allows patients to return home within 18 hours. Within Canada’s first stand-alone academic ambulatory care hospital this will mean faster recovery, fewer complications and less cost to Canada’s health-care system.
Founded more than 100 years ago by a group of women and led by the first Canadian female doctor licensed to practise in Canada, Women’s College Hospital continues to break ground, providing a unique array of programs at the intersection of women’s health, social justice and community medicine.
Women’s College Hospital’s internationally-recognized research team is tackling some of the greatest health challenges of our time. Inspired by our achievements, we are building a living laboratory and setting the course for a new era of knowledge creation and translation that will help keep people where they want to be: out of hospital.
We identify the problems that strain and undermine Ontario’s health system to inform targeted solutions for better managing illness and preventing health crises. By improving health-care access and delivery for Ontarians, we’re building models of care that can support health and well-being for all Canadians. It’s about delivering care that works, the first time.