North York General Hospital
North York General Hospital ( NYGH) is one of Toronto's many hospitals and serves the area of north central Toronto (formerly North York). It is well-respected as one of the leading community teaching hospitals in Canada, affiliated with the University of Toronto. It is one of the 3 constituent hospitals of the Peters-Boyd Academy of the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine. It has one of the busiest emergency departments in the country. The current President & CEO is Dr. Tim Rutledge. The current Chief of Medicine is Dr. David Baron.

General Site
The General Site is located at Leslie Street and Sheppard Avenue. It was opened in 1968 by the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire (IODE), Missionary Health Institute and Canadian Mothercraft Society. Some 3,000 volunteers collected $3.2 million of the $8.6 million cost of the new hospital. The hospital underwent an expansion in the 2003 and work is now completed with additional bed spaces. North York General is a primary multi-care facility (open 24 hours) in the North York area, an Academic community hospital and famous for neo-natal care. After Mount Sinai Hospital, North York General currently performs the second highest number of deliveries in all of Canada. It was also the first hospital in North America to incorporate Integrated Prenatal Screening (IPS) into routine care of pregnant women. It was one of a few Toronto area hospitals that had SARS cases.

Branson Site and Urgent Care Centre
The Branson Site is located at Bathurst Street and Finch Avenue West (formerly North York Branson). It opened in 1957 as the Seventh-day Adventist Hospital and completed with donations from Atkinson Foundation, community contributions ($16,000) and Adventist members from Loma Linda, California. It is named for Mr. William Henry Branson, an Adventist missionary and President of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. In 1997 it became part of the NYGH (as NYGH-Branson Division) after restructuring by the Conservative provincial government of Mike Harris.

Seniors' Health Centre
The Seniors' Health Centre is located at Leslie Street and Sheppard Avenue. It includes a 192-bed long-term care home and provides ambulatory geriatric services.


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