Sudbury is the health care hub for the north, not only in patient care but also for our cutting-edge research and education in medicine.
As a leader in health care and life sciences in Northern Ontario, we offer many opportunities for growth and investment in the industry. We are home to more than 700 businesses and operations in the health care and life sciences sector.
Health Sciences North Research Institute (HSNRI)
HSNRI is a state-of-the-art research facility that also conducts research about Northern Ontario populations. HSNRI focuses on vaccine development, cancer research and healthy aging. HSNRI is the affiliated research institute of Health Sciences North, Sudbury’s academic health centre. HSN offers a variety of programs and services, with regional programs in the areas of cardiac care, oncology, nephrology, trauma and rehabilitation. Patients visit HSN from a wide geographic area across northeastern Ontario.
Health sector employment
Sudbury is home to a skilled health care and life sciences workforce. Our post-secondary institutions, including the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, help to recruit a skilled workforce to further attract funding, students and researchers in this sector.
Health Sciences North (HSN) is an academic health sciences centre that serves Northeastern Ontario. HSN offers a variety of programs and services that meet many patient care needs, with leading regional programs in the areas of cardiac care, oncology, nephrology, trauma and rehabilitation. As one of the largest employers in Sudbury, HSN has 3,900 employees, over 280 physicians, 700 volunteers.
Highly trained health care specialists and world-class researchers call Sudbury home for its unparalleled combination of urban amenities, natural assets and affordable living.