“UHN is an amazing place for care, research, and learning. And it is entirely because of the remarkable people who step through our doors each day,” Dr. Kevin Smith, UHN’s President & CEO, said during the virtual event. “There’s no doubt that this was another very challenging year and a lot was asked of TeamUHN. More than 100 nominations were received this year for the UHN Local Impact Awards.

Local Impact Award, Convergence (Team) – Peer Support Worker Team in the TGH & TWH EDs is led by Drs. Kate Hayman and Jennifer Hulme. Peer support workers are people who have recovered from a variety of mental health and addiction challenges and been highly effective working with patients who come to the EDs, supporting their recovery. This is an evolution of the peer support worker model.

View the full list of awards here: https://www.uhn.ca/corporate/News/Pages/2022_UHN_Local_Impact_Awards.aspx