Foundation Board Chair Eric Tripp and President Mitze Mourinho

Our leadership

Michael Garron Hospital has always been the heart of East Toronto. From our beginnings during the earliest days of our community’s development, we have been there during the most critical moments of people’s lives. And as our community has become more diverse and complex, we have been quick to evolve along with our neighbours’ healthcare needs. We are driven by a passionate belief that when people are healthy, they can contribute more fully to their families, communities, and society. 

Michael Garron Hospital plays a central role in our community, and to continue to do so, we need to have spaces that are as inviting and inclusive as our people, and reflect the community we are embedded in.

That’s why we’ve launched our $100-million Heart of the East Campaign: a once-in-a-generation transformational project that will allow us to better deliver efficient, accessible high-quality patient care, and replace some of the oldest spaces within our hospital. The Heart of the East will enable the $500-million redevelopment of Michael Garron Hospital - ultimately allowing us to deliver a better experience for patients and families, ensure our campus reflects the needs of our community, and solve the most pressing health issues affecting our neighbours.

From our very beginnings, when dedicated volunteers sold bricks door-to-door to fund the original hospital building, East Toronto has always supported our growth. As a donor, your giving makes a tangible, daily impact on our patients. Your philanthropic spirit supports extraordinary innovation at the hospital and is helping us provide award-winning, patient-centred, compassionate care for those who need us most. Thank you very much for your generosity.

Eric Tripp                                             Mitze Mourinho, FAHP

Chair, Board of Directors                  President