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Education exchange between health service partners

Beyond the education of individuals (students, patients, practicing providers and others), Sunnybrook is proud to share our more system and process level innovations. Each year we welcome other health care partners to come and learn about our innovations in areas such as patient flow, models of care, use of technology and educational approaches. Visiting groups come and learn not only from local organizations but also from across Canada and beyond our national borders.

These are stimulating and exciting events, often lasting two to three days. In recognition that in the process of education we are all learners and we are all teachers, these visits also represent important learning opportunities as well for Sunnybrook.


At the Sunnybrook Holland Centre, each year we receive frequent requests from health care teams interested in learning more about our unique interprofessional model of care.

Alberta Health Services

"We wanted to thank you for a fabulous day of learning about your excellent operation and the opportunity to immerse ourselves in your proficient quality oriented patient focused facility! You provided countless examples of quality driven, research based improvement strategies that have optimized health services, stimulated professional engagement in patient focused care that has resulted in sustained change.

We will look forward to continued opportunities to share our lessons learned with our strategies that intertwine our learning experience from your facility as we continue to optimize and improve health care delivery in Alberta."

St. Clare's Hospital, St. John's NL

"Your hospitality and willingness to share your program is quite exceptional. You have a great program at Holland, please extend our thanks to all of your team. We are energized to start the next phase of our work..."

Alfred Health, Australia

"Many thanks for the time and opportunity to visit your clinics and share your work with me — I had a wonderful time and was delighted with how friendly and helpful everyone was."

Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton

"Thank you so much for hosting our team at the Holland Centre. It was a fantastic learning opportunity for us all. There are many points of interest that each of us saw as "Aha" moments and will be taking those into consideration when assessing our practice here..."

Hôpital de Hull, Quebec

"Everything was absolutely perfect. Your model has been explained in detail and with clarity. We did appreciate every aspect of your tour. Your generosity and your availability was the most impressive aspect of the day..."