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Posted Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Penn Hip FractureWartraud Erler was travelling home late one night from her regular volunteer work when she made a kind gesture that changed her life. She offered a young couple her seat on the subway so that they could sit together. The moment she got up to move, the stopping motion of the train threw her off balance and she fell, fracturing her hip. Wartraud was unable to move and lay on the cold floor of the subway while first responders determined the best way to transfer her into an ambulance....
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Posted Thursday, February 14, 2019

C:\Users\sparrott\Desktop\Kim_Coros_profile_image Dr. Kim Coros, a Physiatrist at Bridgepoint, leads a double life. Four days a week she’s at the hospital working with patients on the Neurologic Rehabilitation unit. One day a week, she’s at the Athletics Canada training hub or Canadian Sport Institute, working with Olympic, Paralympic, and other high-performance athletes.
As a Physiatrist, Dr. Coros has expertise in the functioning of muscles, bones and nerves. There are some definite contrasts between the populations...

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Posted Thursday, February 14, 2019

C:\Users\sparrott\Desktop\A3070399-FA53-4964-8E6A-F83E603A33EF In a 2016 issue of Sinai Health Magazine, Helga Humphrey shared her story of recovering from a fractured spine, a journey that started in Mount Sinai’s Emergency Department and then a seamless transition to rehabilitation at Bridgepoint. We followed up with Helga to find out how she’s doing, almost three years later.
Helga Humphreys, 80, spends time in Mexico each winter, going on long walks on the beach promenade and enjoying the sunshine. But...

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Posted Thursday, February 14, 2019

C:\Users\sparrott\Desktop\Ross Upshur (2)Dr. Ross Upshur, Scientific Director of the Bridgepoint Collaboratory for Research and Innovation and Assistant Director of the Lunenfeld Tanenbaum Research Institute has been elected a Fellow of the Hastings Center, a prestigious bioethics research institute in New York.
Hastings Center Fellowships recognize individuals from many disciplines whose work has shaped our understanding of complex ethical issues in the areas of health care, life sciences research and the environment....

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Posted Friday, January 18, 2019

young people employerSinai Health System has been named one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People . This is the first time Sinai Health System has been recognized with the award.
"We understand that young people are looking for work that provides inspiration and a sense of purpose. We are committed to an organizational culture that provides this, and more,” says Susan Brown, Executive Vice President, People & Culture and Chief Human Resources Officer. “We are fully...

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