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Mount Sinai strives for excellence in everything we do. We provide our
patients with the highest level of care and compassion. We are known
around the world for the quality of our academic teaching and for our
cutting-edge research. We hire the best and the brightest. In these
pages, you will learn about some of the people and programs that
have helped establish our reputation for top-quality care. We highlight
our Renew Sinai redevelopment project and bring you closer to two of
our dedicated donors, Seymour Schulich and Mark Krembil, who have
helped make Mount Sinai extraordinary. For a more detailed look at
Mount Sinai Hospital, the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute and
the Mount Sinai Hospital Foundation, we invite you to visit our online
annual report at www.mountsinaiannualreport0809.ca. We thank you
for supporting Mount Sinai and for helping us achieve excellence in
patient care, education and research, now and in the future.
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What a year Overview
Throughout its 85-year history, Mount Sinai has built and achieved
a reputation for excellence in patient care, research and education.
We have made excellence a part of who we are and what we do,
The number of patients we serve each year continues to grow.
In 2008/09, more than 25,000 people were admitted to the
Hospital for treatment in one of our specialized clinical areas and
approximately 665,000 visits were made to our ambulatory clinics.
Our surgeons performed more than 20,000 surgical procedures,
compared to 19,431 last year. The number of visits to our Emergency
Department increased by more than 1,000 to 44,959 visits this
year. New programs such as our Emergency Wait Times Strategy are
enabling us to deliver more efficient and effective patient care.
We are midway through Phase 1 of our multi-year capital
project, Renew Sinai. The objective of this capital redevelopment
is to improve the patient experi