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Significant advances in hyper-personalized cancer treatment, thanks to the support of our donors
Friday December 4th, 2020

The MGH Thoracic Surgery team has become a world leader in the development of hyper-personalized treatments for cancer, especially lung, esophageal and stomach cancers – the fastest growing and most lethal types of cancer. As a provincial referral centre, the team treats patients from all over Quebec. Research is at the heart of its innovative …

Help our Researchers Save Lives
Tuesday December 1st, 2020

Fall is usually our busiest season. It is also during the time when one hundred researchers, some of the brightest minds we know, meet with their benefactors at what we call the Research Awards Ceremony. This year, of course, we had to cancel the in-person gathering, the photo-ops and the celebration. Nevertheless, the Research Awards …

The Emergency Department, nerve center and essential community resource
Friday November 27th, 2020

The Emergency Department is at the heart of the Montreal General Hospital’s mission. Not only does it receive patients requiring urgent care, it is also home to one of Quebec’s three trauma centres: 24/7, year-round, a multidisciplinary team is ready to take care of severe injuries. The Emergency Department is undeniably an essential community resource. …

A Telehealth Approach Adapted to our Senior Patients
Tuesday November 24th, 2020

Telemedicine was gradually making its way into the Quebec health care system before the arrival of COVID-19, but since March 2020, it goes without saying that its rate of implementation has grown exponentially. Telephone calls, e-mail exchanges and video conferencing: medical teams have had to adapt their modes of communication in order to be able …

Hockey 911: $270,000 to Support Vital Care
Thursday November 19th, 2020

Mission accomplished! The second edition of Hockey 911 – the first one in virtual mode – not only brought together hockey fans and A-list guests, but also raised $270,000 to support vital care at the Montreal General Hospital (MGH). It was a great success for this annual event celebrating the Montreal Canadiens’ 100-year relationship with …

Run for Women
Tuesday October 13th, 2020

Thanks to the Pharmaprix Love You program and to the more than 1,300 participants, the Montreal edition of the virtual Run for Women raised more than $200,000 to support women’s mental health initiatives at the Montreal General Hospital!

Support Young Adult Mental Health
Tuesday September 22nd, 2020

On September 10th, we held a virtual and interactive conference on Youth and Young Adult Mental Health and Wellness. This free online event was organized by Dr. Laurie Plotnick and her husband Max Reim, in collaboration with the Montreal General Hospital Foundation. It was the first in a series of innovative activities aimed at revolutionizing …

How Are You Feeling Today?
Wednesday September 16th, 2020

Did you know that one in five people will suffer from mental health problems in their lifetime? With the exceptional situation created by COVID-19, it seems realistic to think that this proportion is even greater today.

Thanks To Molson Coors Canada, Dinner Is On Us!
Wednesday August 5th, 2020

For almost 200 years, the Molson family has been supporting our community, our staff and our institution in many different ways. Today, thanks to a generous gift from Molson Coors Canada, we have the pleasure of distributing over 6,000 Skip the Dishes gift cards to health care heroes at the Montreal General Hospital and other …

The Second Phase Of The Code Life Ventilator Challenge Is On!
Wednesday July 29th, 2020

McGill Engine, the Faculty of Engineering’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centre at McGill University, in partnership with the Montreal General Hospital Foundation, joined forces with HeroX, the leading crowdsourcing platform for global problem-solving, to launch the “Made for All” challenge. This is phase two of the Code Life Ventilator Challenge, which invited thousands of innovators to design an affordable ventilator. Now, the …