The Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN) is a dynamic network of aca-demic health organizations providing leading edge research, teaching and clinical care. TAHSN serves as a leader in Canadian healthcare and is one of the largest, most productive academic health centres in North America as evidenced on a number of dimensions including academic standing, research activity/output, visionary collabo-ration and contribution to healthcare innovation.

Our mission is to demonstrate shared leadership to optimize, sustain, and advance our shared academic mission, thereby promoting TAHSN as a magnet for world-class research and innovation, teaching and knowledge transfer, and high quality patient care; building capacity for all.


TAHSN is comprised of the University of Toronto and 13 affiliated academic hospitals, each of which hold national and international standing as leaders in their particular fields. Together, these organizations work collaboratively to advance and sustain their shared academic mission. The shared vision of TAHSN is to be stronger together in leading and changing the future of healthcare.

Fully Affiliated Members:
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Sinai Health System
St. Michael’s Hospital
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
The Hospital for Sick Children
University Health Network
Women’s College Hospital
University of Toronto

Associate Members:
North York General Hospital
St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Toronto
Toronto East General Hospital
Trillium Health Partners

Dr. Barry McLellan

President & CEO, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and TAHSN Representative

Dr. McLellan provides leadership for one of Canada’s largest academic health sciences centres with 10,000 staff and physicians, 1,300 beds and an annual budget of more than $900 million. Dr. McLellan is also a Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto.



Over 2 Million Inpatient Days in 2014
More than 15 000 Student Placements Annually
Over 9500 Research Staff across TAHSN hospitals
$ 841 Million Investment in Health Research in 2014
733 Intellectual Property Disclosures
194 Commercializations

200 Front St. W.
Suite 2501
Toronto, Ontario M5V 3L1
T: (416) 205-1583

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