February is Black History Month – a month-long recognition at Niagara Health. This year’s theme is Ours to Tell, which focuses on recognizing the legacy of success, sacrifice and resilience attributed to members of the Black community.
Becoming a Registered Nurse has long been a goal for Kassidy Bell. So, too, is learning about her Indigenous heritage and helping to provide culturally sensitive, equitable healthcare for Indigenous patients and others.
Jill Shimizu-Wilson (Lunn) says her work with Niagara Health is about reconciliation that requires fulfilling the needs of the people and the hospital, and finding common ground for both.
This month, we are celebrating our second Indigenous Inclusion Month at Niagara Health. We are committed to making the hospital a safe, culturally welcoming space for Indigenous people that meets their healthcare needs and respects their traditions.
Niagara Health is the safe space Tassiana Smith was looking for when she was ready to take on greater challenges in her career.
Dr. Tim St. Amand is an advocate for transgender patients, providing high-quality care with dignity to some of society’s most marginalized.
We caught up with Sonali Kohli, Vice-President, Diagnostics and Chief Information Officer, who tells us what diversity means to her as Niagara Health celebrates Diversity Month.
Elisabeth Zimmermann is a member of the Board of Directors at Niagara Health and Executive Director of the YWCA Niagara Region. She is an inspiring and powerful advocate for women in Niagara. This International Women’s Day, she reflects on what drives her passion to improve the lives of women.
Dr. Gervan Fearon is a Board member at Niagara Health and President of George Brown College in Toronto. As a Black Canadian who has charted his own path – and helped paved the way for others – we were interested to sit down and learn about what Black History Month means to him.