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Holland Bloorview ranks among top 40 research hospitals in Canada
Holland Bloorview ranks among top three research hospitals (small tier) for research intensity, hospital intensity in Canada

Hospital continues to lead the way in transforming the global pediatric landscape in developmental differences and childhood disability research

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is ranked among the top three Canadian research hospitals (small tier) in two significant hospital categories according to Re$earch Infosource Inc.’s annual ranking of Canada's research hospitals released last week.

In the organization’s ranking of the top 40 research hospitals in Canada based on last fiscal year, Holland Bloorview once again took second place in the research intensity category for small-tier hospitals (spending less than $400 million). On average, each researcher in the Bloorview Research Institute received $655,500 in funding in 2023 to advance the field of childhood disability and developmental differences research.

The hospital also placed third in the hospital intensity category for small-tier hospitals with 12.2 percent of the hospital’s total expenditures allocated to research spending. A large and very important investment in research advancing the reaching and wellbeing of children youth and families locally, nationally and internationally.

This is the fifth consecutive year that Holland Bloorview has placed among the top three in these two categories.

Overall, the hospital placed 35 out of the top 40 hospitals and ranked 34th in hospital research spending growth.

"These rankings are a testament to the investment and leadership in the transformative research conducted at Holland Bloorview to co-create personalized versions of a good life across the lifespan for all individuals with childhood onset disabilities, acquired injuries and developmental differences, their families and communities,” says Dr. Evdokia Anagnostou, vice president of research and director of the Bloorview Research Institute. “I am thankful for the continued funding we have received from our generous donors, community supporters and the government who recognize that research is essential to advancing care and services for children, youth and families."

Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals 2023 ranking highlights Ontario hospital’s leadership role in defining the province as a competitive centre of health research and innovation, both at the national and global levels.

Re$earch Infosource Inc. ranks institutions annually on numerous indicators including success in attracting financial support for research and research intensity by hospital and per researcher. The organization surveys between 70 to 80 hospitals, networks and health authorities to be considered for Canada’s Top Research Hospitals each year.

The full ranking can be found here.