St. Michael’s Hospital is a Catholic teaching and research hospital located in the heart of Toronto – Canada’s largest and most diverse city. Affectionately known as “Toronto’s Urban Angel”, St. Michael’s Hospital was founded in 1892 by the Sisters of St. Joseph to care for the sick and poor. Since that time, the Hospital has maintained its rich tradition of caring for the vulnerable of Toronto living out its mission and values at all levels of the organization.
Today, St. Michael’s Hospital is recognized as a valuable regional and provincial resource, meeting the needs of patients throughout the province with our specialized clinical programs and services. With the development of the Keenan Research Centre and the Li Ka Shing International Centre in Health Care Education that together form the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital, the Hospital has spread its wings even further to become a global resource for leading-edge therapies and healthcare practices.