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Welcome to Laboratory Medicine and Molecular Diagnostics

Director - Laboratory Medicine and Molecular Diagnostics

Lisa Merkley

Divisions / Service areas

  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Clinical Pathology – Clinical Chemistry and Hematological Pathology
  • Clinical Pathology – Transfusion Services and Tissue Bank
  • Laboratory Information Systems
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Diagnostics
  • Point of Care Testing

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Service commitment 

The clinical laboratories of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre are committed to providing excellence in patient care services, translational research and academic programs. This is achieved through an organizational framework of human and operational resources, and quality programs and processes to ensure continuous customer service and satisfaction.

Quality management program

The management team supports all aspects of our quality management program, which is designed to successfully achieve our service commitment goals. Policies, processes and procedures integral to the quality of our services are identified, developed, validated, implemented and reviewed for improvement in accordance with current standards of practice and the requirements of regulatory agencies. Competent, well-trained staff and informed users of our services are the key to our success. To achieve this we are committed to orientation and training programs for staff, students, residents and other health care professionals interacting with our services.

Licensing and accreditation

All clinical laboratories participate in internal and external assessment processes to ensure testing services meet the requirements of it’s customers, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Laboratory Licensing Branch, and accrediting regulatory agencies such as IQMH and AABB. Printable versions of our licenses and accreditation certificates are provided below.

MOH-LTC lab licenses:

pdf Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
pdf Holland Centre

Accreditation certificates:

pdf AABB 
 CTO Registration Certification - Bayview campus
pdf IQMH - ISO - 15189 - Bayview site
pdf IQMH - Holland Orthopaedic and Arthritic Centre site