Women’s College Hospital


How Dr. Paula Harvey is looking at women’s heart disease through a holistic lens graphic

How Dr. Paula Harvey is looking at women’s heart disease through a holistic lens

December, 3rd, 2017

    Heart disease remains the number one killer of women in Canada. As both the director of cardiology and physician-in-chief of medicine at Women’s College Hospital, Dr. Paula Harvey is dedicated to changing that, including through groundbreaking interdisciplinary work and a focus on the unique needs of women.   By Sarah Treleaven     […]


How Dr. Lorraine Lipscombe is creating better care for women with diabetes graphic

How Dr. Lorraine Lipscombe is creating better care for women with diabetes

November, 1st, 2017

  As the director of endocrinology at Women’s College Hospital and a physician-scientist at Women’s College Research Institute, Dr. Lorraine Lipscombe dedicates her time to studying diabetes in women — from identifying risk factors to improving access to care.   By Sarah Treleaven     Dr. Lorraine Lipscombe has long been part of a tradition […]


How Dr. Kelly Metcalfe has been breaking new ground in breast cancer research for twenty years graphic

How Dr. Kelly Metcalfe has been breaking new ground in breast cancer research for twenty years

October, 2nd, 2017

  An Adjunct Scientist at the Familial Breast Cancer Research Institute at the Women’s College Research Institute, Dr. Kelly Metcalfe has dedicated her career to the study of cancer prevention and treatment, specifically focusing on individuals at high risk of developing the disease. She shares her journey of two decades in research, from her unexpected […]


How Dr. Valerie Taylor is transforming the future of care for women’s mental health graphic

How Dr. Valerie Taylor is transforming the future of care for women’s mental health

September, 3rd, 2017

  Dr. Valerie Taylor, psychiatrist-in-chief at Women’s College Hospital, is leading the way in breaking down barriers to care when it comes to women’s mental health. She spoke to us about how she and her team at Canada’s largest clinical and research program for women’s mental health are working to improve access and close the […]


The power of passion: How Kathy Hay has reinvigorated fundraising efforts for Women’s College Hospital graphic

The power of passion: How Kathy Hay has reinvigorated fundraising efforts for Women’s College Hospital

July, 7th, 2017

As President & CEO of Women’s College Hospital Foundation, Kathy Hay leads the team responsible for generating the private and community funding that’s required for WCH to close significant gaps in the healthcare system and continue to forge the path toward better healthcare for women and their families.   By Marie Moore     When the […]


How a trailblazing female doctor is working to improve Canadian healthcare graphic

How a trailblazing female doctor is working to improve Canadian healthcare

May, 1st, 2017

Women’s College Hospital is all about closing gaps in healthcare. In fact, its very beginnings came from the desire and the need to close gaps in the system when it came to women.   By Marie Moore     When Dr. Emily Stowe opened her private medical practice in Toronto in 1867, she was the […]