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Schwartz/Reisman Emergency Medicine Institute

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Welcome to SREMI

The Schwartz/Reisman Emergency Medicine Institute (SREMI) is a not-for-profit research, education and health policy institute, established in November 2013 by a founding gift from the Schwartz/Reisman Foundation. Based at Mount Sinai Hospital, SREMI is a partnership of the Sinai Health and North York General Hospital (NYGH). SREMI includes a team of scientists, educators and staff, with expertise in research methodology, biostatistics, knowledge translation and dissemination. This infrastructure creates a vehicle to support sustained and stable funding for researchers and educators to conduct meaningful work on a long-term basis.

"Our network brings together some of Canada’s leading emergency medicine educators and researchers with expertise in patient care efficiency, care of the elderly, education, simulation and research. We will work hard to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of emergency departments, train the next generation of emergency department healthcare providers and attract the world’s best and brightest minds in the field, all with the goal of improving patient care."
May 13, 2024
Cancer continues to be the biggest killer in Canada, but more people are surviving up to 25 years after being diagnosed, a new study has found. Cancer is the leading cause of premature death, researchers said in Monday's issue of the Canadian Medical Association Journal. It also accounted for 25 per cent of deaths in 2022, according to Statistics Canada data. Overall, the researchers projected there will be 247,100 new cancer diagnoses and 88,100 cancer deaths in 2024.
Jan 23, 2024
Dr. Jacques Lee talked about his recent study on Social Isolation and loneliness on CBC News. A recent survey found that roughly a quarter of the world's population feels lonely — something the World Health Organization says threatens public health. CBC’s Christine Birak explores why the numbers are so high and what can be done to fix the problem. Please watch the detailed story here- Why are so many people lonely? |