Who We Are In French

Our Legacy of Care

The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario is an academic pediatric hospital affiliated with the University of Ottawa, with a mandate for care, research and teaching. Over the past thirty years, CHEO has established itself as a world-class academic health sciences centre providing leading-edge treatment, diagnostic and laboratory services for children and youth aged 0 to 18 years. CHEO houses the Provincial Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health and the Ontario Newborn Screening Program. CHEO is an active partner in the Champlain Local Health Integration Network, providing leadership in all aspects of pediatric health and wellbeing.

Our Clinical Mandate

CHEO provides a full spectrum of pediatric services, anchored in a family-centred model of care. As the regional provider of pediatric care, CHEO is striving to provide an increased range of services, resources and expertise so that our mission of care extends beyond our hospital walls.

Our Research Mandate

Adjacent to the hospital, CHEO’s Research Institute takes a proactive approach to the development and dissemination of new knowledge to ensure the best treatments for children and youth. Research at CHEO spans many diverse areas, including cancer, obesity, emergency and critical care medicine, bone health, mental health and eHealth. The CHEO RI currently employs 225 research personnel with over $17M of annual research funding.

Our Academic Mandate

CHEO is an academic institution, affiliated with the University of Ottawa and others, and provides a pediatric training ground to medical interns, residents and fellows, as well as students from all health care disciplines. CHEO is committed to this mandate and understands the importance of providing training for tomorrow’s health care providers.