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MomenTO: Toronto’s Heritage of Innovation – Healthcare and Medicine
July 11, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PMFree
Toronto’s Discovery District takes its name from the multitude of healthcare discoveries made in the area’s hospitals and at the nearby University of Toronto. David Wright, Canada Research Chair in the History of Health Policy and author of the Heritage Toronto Award nominated book Sick Kids: The History of the Hospital for Sick Children, will speak on those discoveries, and will explore how and why they happened here
About David Wright: Professor David Wright holds a Canada Research Chair in the History of Health Policy at McGill University in Montreal. His book, Sick Kids: The History of the Hospital for Sick Children is nominated for a 2017 Heritage Toronto Award.
About MomenTO – Toronto’s Heritage of Innovation: This summer and fall, Heritage Toronto is offering a series of talks on how past innovations have shaped our present and future. Presented as part of the City of Toronto’s Canada 150 program, MomenTO: Toronto’s Heritage of Innovation showcases advances in technology, healthcare, media, and other fields.