The Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO) is the non-profit association of Ontario’s 24 academic hospitals and their research institutes. CAHO provides a focal point for strategic initiatives on behalf of these academic hospitals.As research intensive hospitals, CAHO member hospitals are fully affiliated with a university medical or health sciences faculty. Our hospitals provide the most complex and urgent care, teach the next generation of health care providers, and foster health care innovation through research and discovery.
Across the province, CAHO hospitals are inventing the future of health care by developing new standards of patient care, evolving models of health care education, and conducting world-class health research.
Attract $1.2 billion in income invested in the health research enterprise in Ontario
Employ 15,000 researchers and research staff
Developed approximately 270 intellectual property disclosures last year
Developed over 70 commercialized ventures last year
Make up 19 of the top 40 research hospitals in Canada – a unique economic asset for Ontario