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 Occupational Health and Safety Plan 2022-2025
Updated January 2023
This plan was developed by Occupational Health and Safety Leaders across TAHSN member hospitals to collaborate on future service delivery models and to advance excellence in occupational health and safety across the network. This three-year plan is overseen by the TAHSN Human Resources (HR) Community of Practice.
TAHSN Guideline for Responding to Learner Mistreatment Arising from Patients, Families or Visitors (Guide for Faculty, Supervisors and Learners)
TAHSN Quick Reference Flow Chart for Responding to Learner Mistreatment Arising from Patients, Families or Visitors (Excerpt from Guide)
Guidance for faculty, supervisors and learners at TAHSN hospitals on how to respond to, and debrief, an incident of mistreatment a learner has experienced with a patient, patient's family member, or visitors.
Context and Guidance Regarding Use of Simple D/MTA Template (Please read first)
TAHSN Simple Data/Material Transfer and Use Agreement Template
Simple, harmonized Data/Material Transfer and Use Agreement (D/MTA) template to promote the efficient and timely exchange of research data and materials across TAHSN institutions and researchers. Please carefully review the associated context and guidance document which includes criteria regarding the appropriate use of this template.
TAHSN Standards for Religious Attire for Health Care Workers, Learners and Volunteers in Hospital Areas with Sterile Procedures
Standards and shared expectations related to clothing worn by religiously observant individuals working in hospital areas with sterile procedures.
TAHSN General Guideline for Intellectual Property (IP) Policies
Guidance for TAHSN institutions in establishing or updating local Intellectual Property policies. This guideline was developed by TAHSN Research's (TAHSNr's) Intellectual Property Guideline Working Group.
Sustainable Health System Community of Practice - Report
Report of the Sustainable Health System Community of Practice, a collaboration of TAHSN and the Council of Health Sciences (CHS) at the University of Toronto, summarizing recent achievements and ongoing intiaititives. For more information on this and related efforts, please visit Centre for Sustainable Health System Community of Practice
TAHSN Statement on Systemic Racism in Healthcare
Acknowledgement of systemic racism, particularly 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.
TAHSN Perceptions of Orientation of Health Professional Learners - Summary Report and Recommendations
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.
TAHSN Person Centered Language for Responsive Behaviours
Guidance on person centred language which promots the use of language that is specific, objective, respectful and free of judgement or bias when 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.