March 2021 Webinar
Mental Health and Wellbeing of Children and Families
Nearly a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the mental health challenges faced by children and youth are exacerbated, making supporting them a pressing need. This Ask our Experts webinar will feature SickKids mental health professionals who will help you to identify the signs of depression, anxiety and eating disorders in children. They will speak to what can be done to bolster children’s mental health and how parents can keep themselves strong and resilient for their children.
January 2021 Webinar
The world is watching as a COVID-19 vaccine becomes available for distribution. Join us to hear our SickKids experts weigh in and provide their insights on distribution plans, social implications, and what percentage of the population needs to be vaccinated before we can consider it safe to resume normal activities.
December 2020 Webinar
Making our Hospital Feel Like a Home
Join us to hear from our SickKids experts who provide uplifting experiences and emotional support to our SickKids patients at a time when they need it most. We will explore our unique programs that aim to ensure children of all ages can laugh, play, and learn amidst the frenzy of hospital life.
November 2020 Webinar
Today, we are on the cusp of a new era for how health care will be provided. Join us to explore what you need to know to understand the potential for precision health care at SickKids. Together, we are focusing on reimagining how we will deliver healthcare in the future. Watch today to learn about Precision Medicine at SickKids – so that every child has a treatment specifically tailored to their condition.
October 2020 Webinar
Why a New SickKids is More Important than ever in a Pandemic and Post-Pandemic World
During this unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, the role of a new SickKids is more important than ever. Join our SickKids Experts to hear why building a new state-of-the-art hospital will more efficiently ensure infection control, increase patient safety and maximize opportunities for virtual care.
September 2020 Webinar
The Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Program
This webinar discusses the topic of Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis with our SickKids researchers who are leaders in the fight against food allergies. They discuss different allergy tests, as well as what their advances mean for families affected by allergies and anaphylaxis.
August 2020 Webinar
Transitioning Children Back to School
This webinar discusses the transition back to school for children during the current phase of Covid-19. It is critical to balance the risk of direct infection and transmission of Covid-19 in children with the harms of school closure on their physical and mental health. SickKids has been working with the Ministry of Education and other children's hospitals in Ontario to provide support and guidance on the safe reopening of schools.
July 2020 Webinar
Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children associated with Covid-19
This webinar examines what parents need to know about Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) associated with Covid-19. You can hear from our SickKids experts as they dissect and discuss the data being shared amongst the medical community right now.
May 2020 Webinar
Impact of Isolation on Children and Families during Covid-19
In this webinar, you will hear firsthand from our experts at SickKids regarding the impact of isolation on children and families during Covid-19. Our mental health experts discuss what parents can do to mitigate the mental and emotional effects of isolation on children and youth, including the impact of increased screen time, and what to do if you notice any concerning new behaviours.