The Montreal General Hospital Foundation is proud to collaborate with partners who share our vision of excellence in patient care, teaching, and research.

The Max Pacioretty Foundation
“The acquisition of this High Performance MRI is an excellent opportunity to make a real difference and I hope that many will join me to help make this project a reality.” -Max


WEB-PICTURES2011020206FL212_Edmonton_CanadiensIn March 2011, Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty suffered a severe concussion and broken vertebra during a hockey game – and was immediately taken to the MGH for treatment. Following his recovery in hospital, the young player established the Max Pacioretty Foundation to support the traumatic brain injury project and help purchase a state-of-the-art advanced High Performance MRI machine for the Hospital. Donations through the Montreal General Hospital Foundation are welcome and will be personally recognized by Max. To help Max reach the $3.5 million goal, click here.

The Saku Koivu Foundation
“I am proud and honoured to be a partner, personally and through the Saku Koivu Foundation, in contributing to the greatness of the Montreal General Hospital, particularly in the areas of cancer and trauma care.” -Saku


DSC_0033-aku-8-x-10-for-Foundation-copyIn September 2001, former Montreal Canadiens Captain, Saku Koivu, was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma as training camps were underway across the NHL. After undergoing successful treatment for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma at the hospital, Saku Koivu created The Saku Koivu Foundation in collaboration with the MGH Foundation as his way to “give back” to the community in appreciation for the excellent medical and nursing care he received during his battle with cancer. To donate to Saku’s Foundation, click here.

The Research Institute of the MUHC
The RI-MUHC is home to Canada’s largest concentration of medical and health care research investigators, supporting over 600 international researchers, 1000 graduate and post-doctoral students and utilizing over 600,000 sq ft of research space devoted to a broad spectrum of both fundamental and clinical research. For information, click here.

Patient Education Office
The Patient Education Office was created to address the changed information needs of our patients, their families, and the MUHC community at each of its sites in response to changes in healthcare delivery and practice that have increased day surgeries, decreased length of stay and result in patients being discharged sooner. For information, click here.

The McGill Cardiovascular Health Improvement Program
CHIP is a not-for-profit organization, founded and staffed by physicians and scientists from the McGill University teaching hospitals offering multi-disciplinary programs including exercise, nutrition and lifestyle education to help prevent and treat heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, cancer and smoking. For information, click here .

The Singer Family Fund for Lupus Research
The Singer Family Fund for Lupus Research – supported by matching funds from the MGH Foundation – funds clinical and research at of the Lupus Clinic at the MGH. For information, click here.

Injury Prevention

Funded by the MGH Foundation, the Injury Prevention program is designed to decrease risky behaviour and prevent visits to Trauma. The program promotes prevention through: collaboration with rescue services; presentations in secondary schools and CEGEPs; workshops for teens and young adults; and talks in community centres and senior residences. For information, click here. For a video on the program, click here.

Centre for Global Surgery
The Centre’s mission is to reduce injury and acute surgical disease-related morbidity and mortality in low- and middle-income countries. This is achieved through local capacity building using a multidisciplinary approach, and includes education, research and exchange programs, on-site clinical work, and trauma system development. The Centre has projects in several African, South-American, European and Asian nations.  For information, click here.