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Health & Wellness

Life as a learner can be overwhelming. At Sunnybrook, you work hard to help care for the 1.3 million patients we see each year. We want to make sure you’re cared for too. Below is a list of support and wellness services that are available to you. You may also want to consult your family physician.

In the event of an emergency, please call 911 or seek medical assistance at your nearest care centre/provider.

Student Assistance »

If you are in crisis, these Sunnybrook and community resources may be helpful to you. Please note that this does not directly link students to individuals. In the event of an emergency, please call 911 and/or seek medical assistance at your nearest care centre/provider.

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Getting to the gym »

Sunnybrook has fitness gyms at two of its campuses for staff, physician and student use. Both gyms offer a variety of equipment designed to increase physical activity and improve cardiovascular and musculoskeletal health. Access is free and available 24/7 with your Sunnybrook ID badge.

Bayview Campus: Sunnygym
Sunnygym is located in the west end of L-Basement, under Parking Garage 2.

St. John’s Rehab: Employee Fitness Centre
The Employee Fitness centre is located on the lower level of the Beatty Wing.

Staff, physicians and students are also welcome to use the Outpatient Services Gym on the lower level of the John C. and Sally Horsfall Eaton Centre for Ambulatory Care before and after patient care hours.

Your Health Matters blog »

Our blog offers stories and expert health tips from Sunnybrook staff and physicians. Check out to find wellness tips that may help you.