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We are learning


A University Research Hospital

We are a teaching hospital, affiliated with the world-renowned McMaster University, where life-changing research and innovation benefits patients, where we educate the world’s best and create a healthier community.

2025 Vision

We will:

  • Strengthen our research leadership, particularly in the areas of Mental Health & Addiction, Kidney & Urinary, Respiratory health and Integrated Comprehensive Care.
  • Develop internationally recognized research that influences the provision of care.
  • Provide an outstanding educational experience to all of our learners.
  • Strengthen our partnerships with academic affiliates McMaster University and Mohawk College.

Initiatives: How will we achieve our vision?

  • Align recruitment with areas of research excellence.
  • Increase capacity to use big data and artificial intelligence for research.
  • Recognize and recruit healthcare professionals who are outstanding educators.
  • Support our learners and staff in their preparation to work in an integrated system.

Measurement: Examples of how we will track our progress

  • Number of published articles increases.
  • Number of new clinical trials increases.