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In memory of Dr. Douglas Kinnear
Wednesday May 15th, 2019

It is with sadness that we share with you the news of the death of Dr. Douglas Kinnear, on May 11, 2019. Dr. Kinnear was a key figure of the Montreal General Hospital, where he spent the majority of his career and where he established the first Gastroenterology Division in Canada. He was founding member …

Nursing in 2019: challenges and opportunities
Wednesday May 8th, 2019

The importance of nurses in our health care system is undeniable. At the Montreal General Hospital, they contribute greatly to the excellent care that we provide to our community and they play a key role in various medical teams.

Giving Breast Cancer Patients Confidence and Dignity Through Plastic Surgery and Reconstruction
Friday March 8th, 2019

Breast cancer affects women and their femininity, often leaving them feeling that their womanhood has been diminished by the disease. A person’s entire life is shaken by such a diagnosis. Then things happen fast: treatment, surgery and if appropriate, reconstruction after the mastectomy or lumpectomy. When treating breast cancer , priority is given to oncology …

MGH Researchers Among Recipients of a Major Grant to Fight Cancer
Thursday January 24th, 2019

Researchers from the MGH are part of the multidisciplinary team that was recently selected for funding through Cancer Research UK’s (CRUK) Grand Challenge competition: a 20 million British pounds grant to explore the links between chronic inflammation and cancer.

Simplify Your Donations
Wednesday January 23rd, 2019

Giving monthly benefits everyone! By joining our monthly donation program, you will have an even greater impact on the care offered to the community. And there are many benefits to changing your regular donation to a monthly donation.

More Than Just Listening, Genuine Understanding
Monday January 21st, 2019

When challenged with mental illness or addiction it’s difficult to see what will come next, to believe that one day our life will get better. It’s all the more difficult when the problem is psychological in nature, affecting our mental health and our ability to keep things in perspective or even to take action. Thankfully, Peer Mentors from the Recovery Transition Program offer another perspective, one of hope and recovery.

$2.7 M for Patient Care and Research on Lung, Stomach and Esophageal Cancer
Tuesday November 20th, 2018

The Montreal General Hospital Foundation and the Cedars Cancer Foundation joined forces again this year to co-host the second edition of the Soirée en Or gala, with proceeds going to the Program for Innovative Therapeutics in Chest and Esophago-Gastric Cancers.

$100M Campaign in Support of the Montreal General Hospital Foundation
Tuesday November 13th, 2018

The MGH Foundation is launching a major fundraising campaign under the banner of CODE LiFE: Vital Support for Vital Care. Our objective is to raise $100M to improve patient care, support research, and provide our medical teams with an environment that helps them meet their daily challenges.

All Eyes on Research!
Thursday October 4th, 2018

On October 3, 2018, the Montreal General Hospital Foundation joined forces with other MUHC partner foundations to celebrate research.   

Congratulations Dr. Fried!
Monday October 1st, 2018

Dr. Gerald Fried has been awarded the Governor General of Canada Meritorious Service Cross. This prestigious award recognizes citizens who have made remarkable contributions to many fields, from advocacy to healthcare, research to humanitarian initiatives. Dr. Fried is Chairman of the Department of Surgery at McGill University, and Surgeon-in-chief of the McGill University Health Centre. …