ICES Central

ICES Central

ICES opened its doors on the campus of Toronto's Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in 1992. Over the past 22 years ICES has grown in size - from less than 10 to over 350 staff and scientists.

Beginning in 2007, ICES began a program of geographic dispersion by opening secure data facilities at strategic locations across Ontario. The original ICES, renamed ICES Central, remains on the campus of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.

  • ICES Queen's - opened in 2007
  • ICES uOttawa - opened in 2010
  • ICES UofT - opened in 2012
  • ICES Western - opened in 2012

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Announcements & Events

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Recent Publications


Recent ICES Grants

collaborations & partnerships

Recognizing the importance of partnerships in achieving positive change, ICES has assembled a diverse network of stakeholders, associate scientists and representatives of provincial, national and international health care organizations to collaborate on research initiatives. This active involvement in external relations and stakeholder participation has created a forum for research excellence, policy debate and effective, sustainable change, while also expanding the capacity for research in Canada.

Over the years, ICES has strengthened its long-term relationships, while forging new alliances to support emerging areas of research.

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Recent Awards & Recognitions

  • Slaight Family Foundation Grant

    2017: $1 million grant awarded to Dr. Janet Smylie to train health care personnel to overcome racial biases which can lead to health care delivery inequities. Read more about the grant.

  • Society of Graduates Literary Award

    2017: Awarded to Dr. Ruth Hall by the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation. The SOG Award recognizes IHPME graduates who have demonstrated leadership and innovation in shaping the health care system. Dr. Hall received the award for the paper "Does the volume of ischemic stroke admissions relate to clinical outcomes in the Ontario stroke system?" published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.

  • DiverseCity Fellow

    2017: Dr. Maria Chiu selected by CivicAction as a DiverseCity Fellow of 2017. The DiverseCity Fellows are emerging leaders from various sectors who have made an impact in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. CivicAction’s DiverseCity Fellows program provides opportunities for emerging leaders to further develop leadership and increase their impact.

ICES Scientists

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