The Hospital for Sick Children


The Hospital for Sick Children (also known as SickKids Hospital) is one of the largest and most respected paediatric academic health science centres in the world. They are known around the world for their excellent patient care, carrying out leading-edge research, and teaching and training the health-care workers of tomorrow.

President and CEO, Mary Jo Haddad states: “As the largest paediatric academic health sciences centre in Canada, SickKids is so much more than a hospital. We are driven, every day, by a mission to improve the health of children by providing the best in family-centred care, creating ground-breaking scientific and clinical advancements and training the next generation of experts in child health. This work is having an impact provincially, nationally and around the world.”

About Kid's HealthThe Hospital for Sick Children “About Kids Health” is a wonderful resource for families to learn about children’s pain issues and finding trusted answers from this great Toronto hospital. We invite you to browse their website for useful information and highlights of their great research.

The ILC Foundation collaborates with medical professionals at the Hospital for Sick Children to address the peer support needs of kids dealing with chronic pain.

CIHR AWARDED GRANT – icancopeapp (pdf)

The Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario
M5G 1X8

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Jennifer Stinson, RN-EC, PhD, CPNP
Mary Jo Haddad Nursing Chair in Child Health
Peter Lougheed CIHR New Investigator
Senior Scientist, Child Health Evaluative Sciences
Nurse Practitioner, Chronic Pain Program
The Hospital for Sick Children
Associate Professor, Lawrence S. Bloomberg, Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto

The Hospital for Sick Children
Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning
686 Bay Street, Room 069715
Toronto, ON, M5G 0A4

  • Chronic Pain Division

    Chronic Pain Division

    To inspire hope and contribute to the health and well-being of children and individuals living with chronic pain by providing a care model of health promotion and knowledge sharing partnerships through a family centred, awareness and education resource network.

  • Upcoming Events

    1. Halifax Support Group Meeting

      October 15, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    2. Simcoe/York Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Peer Support Group Meeting

      October 21, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    3. ILC 5th Annual Ehlers Danlos & Chronic Pain Conference

      November 4, 2017 - November 5, 2017
    4. Ontario Peer Support Meeting – Toronto, Ontario

      November 4, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    5. Halifax Support Group Meeting

      November 12, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The ILC Foundation

The ILC Foundation