Christine Cursio Wins Local Impact Award

Nomination for Local Impact Award, Convergence (Individual) It is with great pleasure that I nominate Christine Cursio from the Laboratory Medicine Program for the Individual Local Impact Award (Individual). Chris Cursio wears many hats, she is the Senior Manager – Point of Care Testing, TWH Laboratory Site Clinical Coordinator, and GTA Client Liaison.  As one... Continue Reading →

Welcoming LMP’s 2022 summer learners

For many academic programs across LMP, summer is a time for new learners to join us for clinical placements. We’d like to welcome the new fellows and residents. A number of them have been able to take time out of their initial days in LMP to introduce themselves to us, an exercise we’d like to... Continue Reading →

A diagnostic dilemma from a presentation of shortness of breath and chest pain

A focused report by: Matthew Nichols, Candice K. Silversides, Anna Woo, Felix Leung, Jennifer Taher, Qianghua Zhou and Davor Brinc. Introduction: A patient presented to hospital with chest pain and shortness of breath on 2 occasions 4 weeks apart. Clinical examination revealed an elevated jugular venous pressure consistent with heart failure or elevated filling pressures.... Continue Reading →

Yvonne Bedford Retires after 21 years with LMP

After 21 years as an Administrative Assistant, Yvonne Bedford will retire from the Laboratory Medicine Program at UHN. Yvonne spent over two decades in various administrative roles, including 15 years supporting the Program Medical Director. “I’m proud of myself,” says Yvonne. “I was really dedicated and available and I worked hard. The time I spent... Continue Reading →

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