Who we are

UHN is Canada’s #1 hospital

Part of University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s #1 hospital, UHN Foundation raises funds for research, education and excellence in patient care at Toronto General and Toronto Western hospitals, Toronto Rehab and The Michener Institute of Education at UHN. Our donor community is UHNITED to help us change the status quo of healthcare – helping recruit and train the brightest medical minds from around the world, develop new treatments for disease, and advance bold medical research.

Together with our donors, we are helping Canada’s #1 hospital reimagine healthcare.

  • Canada’s top research hospital

    UHN is ranked the top hospital on the 2023 list of Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals from Research Infosource Inc. and has held this position since the list’s inception in 2011. UHN’s research spending totalled nearly $475 million in 2022 fiscal.

  • The world’s #3 hospital

    UHN’s Toronto General Hospital has been ranked the #3 hospital in the world on Newsweek’s 2024 World’s Best Hospitals list, citing our leadership in transplantation, cardiac and vascular care, and surgical innovation. UHN is the only publicly funded hospital in the top three – also making us the world’s #1 publicly funded hospital.

  • Canada’s first hospital to appoint a Chief AI Scientist

    This role is spearheading the integration of AI technologies into clinical practice to deliver more personalized and effective care. UHN’s AI Hub, which is augmenting human intelligence through healthcare innovation in AI and machine learning, is a first-of-its-kind initiative in Canadian healthcare.



Meet our leaders and volunteers who are working together to change the status quo of healthcare.

UHN's team includes biomedical engineers who, with leadership from Dr. Joseph Cafazzo (second from left), brought Medly to life.

in our values

We are proud to uphold these values as an organization

  • Accountability

    We are clear in our expectations and honour our commitments to our team, our donors and all our partners. We take accountability for our actions, results and use the resources entrusted to us wisely.

  • Inclusion

    We value, respect and celebrate our different experiences, backgrounds and perspectives. We strive to create an equitable environment where everyone feels welcomed, supported and valued for who they are and their unique contributions.

  • Collaboration

    We believe that results are best achieved when we blend insights from all roles and departments. We work as one team, aligned to a common vision, appreciating one another’s ideas, perspectives as critical to the overall success of our organization.

  • Integrity

    We proudly maintain the trust and respect of each other, our donors and all our partners. We are ethical, transparent and honest in all our relationships and take personal responsibility for our actions.

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