Articles


Challenges Facing our Teams on the Front Lines
Monday March 30th, 2020

As we move into a critical phase of the COVID-19 outbreak in Quebec, with numbers of infected people fast increasing, I am writing once again to seek your support. Our Critical Care teams at the Montreal General Hospital are on the front lines, working around the clock to deal with the rising tide of patients …

Mr. P. Peter Pascali Donates $100,000 in the Battle Against COVID-19
Friday March 20th, 2020

Mr. P. Peter Pascali, CEO of PyroGenesis Canada Inc, personally donated $100,000 to the Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (“CHUM”) Foundation, McGill University Health Centre (“MUHC”) Foundation, and Montreal General Hospital Foundation, all in Quebec, Canada, in order to demonstrate public support for the health care workers in their ongoing battle against COVID-19.

Code Life Ventilator Challenge
Thursday March 19th, 2020

Montreal, Canada — March 19th, 2020 — The Montreal General Hospital Foundation, in collaboration with the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), is launching a global innovation challenge, backed by a prize of $200,000 CAD. They are calling for teams to design a simple, low-cost, easy-to-manufacture and easy-to-maintain ventilator which could be …

COVID-19: Here for you, no matter the circumstances
Thursday March 19th, 2020

The current coronavirus pandemic is highlighting just how vital our healthcare system is for our community.

$7,500 for the MGH Lupus Clinic
Wednesday March 4th, 2020

Nabil Chikh, Pharmacist and owner of the 24-hour Côte-des-Neiges Pharmaprix gave a $7,500 check to the MGH Foundation, to support the Montreal General Hospital’s Lupus Clinic.

Measuring Gait Variation to Prevent Accidents and Diagnose Diseases in the Elderly
Tuesday March 3rd, 2020

The Montreal General Hospital Foundation has recently supported the purchase of an electronic walkway for the Division of Geriatric Medicine. With this new tool, medical teams can better assess a patient’s condition, prevent falls and injuries, and also diagnose cognitive loss and other health issues.

A New CPET System for Better Assessment of Patients’ Ability to Tolerate Surgery
Friday February 14th, 2020

Thanks to the support of donors of the Montreal General Hospital Foundation, the Peri Operative Program is now equiped with a new CPET system, a key element in assessing the patients’ physical condition.

$17 Million to Fight Lung, Esophageal and Stomach Cancers
Wednesday November 20th, 2019

The Montreal General Hospital Foundation has announced essential support for the fight against thoracic cancers, with $17 million in donations presented to the Montreal General Hospital’s Division of Thoracic Surgery at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC). The amount is part of the MGH Foundation’s current CODE LiFE campaign, aimed at raising $100 million to …

Record Year for Soirée en or
Wednesday November 6th, 2019

Montréal, November 6, 2019 − The third edition of the Montreal General Hospital Foundation’s Soirée en or Gala announced a record $6,5 million to support patient care and advanced research for the treatment of lung, esophageal and stomach cancers through the Division of Thoracic Surgery. Thanks to the 375 guests who attended this fun and …

2019 Research Awards Ceremony
Thursday October 10th, 2019

Alongside our partner foundations, we have awarded over 100 research grants to deserving researchers whose projects are increasing our knowledge of medicine, all for the betterment of our patients and community.