Documents & Resources
The Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN), through its committees and member institutions, have developed guidance and resources to support academic health science centres in managing challenges arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.
TAHSN Statement on Systemic Racism in Healthcare
Acknowledgement of systemic racism, particulary anti-Black and anti-Indigenous racism, in the healthcare system and a commitment to work towards the goal of eradicating it.
TAHSN Learner Orientation Guidelines and Sample Welcome Letter
TAHSN Welcome Letter Template (MS Word file)
Recommendations developed by the TAHSNe Leaner Engagement Orientation Task Force to support an excellent student experience by providing timely and relevant information to learners before they start their clinical placement. The overall goal is to create consistent communication for learners across TAHSN.
Report summarizing the findings and recommendations specific to learners’experiences related to orientation across TAHSN. A qualitative study which identified key aspects of learners' orientation and facilitated understanding of learners' perception of preparedness for clinical placement.
Guidance on person centred language which promots the use of language that is specific, objective, respectful and free of judgement or biaswhen describing behaviors. Document is intended to serve as a framework for hospitals to facilitate a shared understanding of the language used to describe responsive behaviours amongst inter-professional staff and care providers.