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Well Done, Ladies
Monday April 30th, 2018

This May, a chapter in history will draw to a close when the Alumnae Association of the Montreal General Hospital School of Nursing winds up its operations. The end of the Association is understandable, given that the School’s last cohort of nurses graduated in 1972, when the training program was transferred to CEGEPs. For decades, …

Oral Health: Your Teeth and More!
Tuesday April 24th, 2018

Many people don’t realize that a dentist or dental specialist may be your first line of defense against oral cancer.  Although we routinely brush our teeth and floss — we don’t think to check our mouths for abnormalities as we would with other parts of our body. The mouth is an organ in itself, just …

Congratulations Dr. Gfeller
Thursday April 19th, 2018

As partner foundations of the MUHC, we wish to congratulate Dr. Pierre Gfeller on his appointment as the new President and CEO of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and extend our support to him. We have confidence in the excellent choice made by the MUHC Board of Directors and the Health Minister and look …

The Balancing Act
Friday March 9th, 2018

  Dr. Paola Fata wears many hats in and out of the Montreal General Hospital (MGH), where she is mainly known as a general and trauma surgeon. She also serves as Assistant Dean, Resident Affairs, and has been elected President of the Canadian Association of General Surgeons (CAGS). Where does she find the time to …

For the Love of Nursing
Wednesday March 7th, 2018

Nursing is a particular profession. It requires an important knowledge of the human body as well as psychosocial skills. To fulfill all that is required in a given day, from filling paperwork, providing care to patients and other related tasks, nurses have to be organized, efficient but also caring. Nurse Manager Georgia Niarchos is a …

75 Is the New 65!
Tuesday March 6th, 2018

Seniors and the elderly are the pillars of our families and the hearts of our communities. Investing in their wellbeing and in helping them remain active for as long as possible is important. The Division of Geriatric Medicine has established five innovative clinics at the Montreal General Hospital (MGH) in order to adapt care to …

Helping Her Patients Become Mothers
Tuesday March 6th, 2018

More precisely, her research focuses on women who are incapable of becoming pregnant or carrying a fetus to term despite test results that appear normal. Her hypothesis is that the problem may be down to a uterine immune system imbalance. A woman’s uterine immune system is a highly specialized mechanism equipped to accommodate pregnancy. In …

Patron and Philanthropist Jacqueline Desmarais has Passed Away
Monday March 5th, 2018

It was with great sadness that we learned of the death of Jacqueline Desmarais on March 3, 2018. A distinguished philanthropist, Mrs. Desmarais was the widow of businessman Paul Desmarais (1927-2013). She was a champion of healthcare and the opera in particular. In Quebec, she supported the Domaine Forget in Charlevoix, the Opéra de Montréal, the Orchestre …

When Science and Art Converge
Thursday February 8th, 2018

Since its launch in 2016, Convergence, Perceptions of Neuroscience has aimed to push the boundaries of science by fostering collaboration between diverse disciplines and make scientific discoveries accessible to a wider audience by collaborating with art to convey the message using emotive centres which are more powerful in the processing of information and learning.. In …

A New Studio for the Music Therapy Program
Wednesday February 7th, 2018

The choir, which is led by music therapist Dany Bouchard, is already attracting attention due to the concerts it has put on both inside and outside the hospital. On January 25, its members were able to celebrate some great news in song: the official opening of the Montreal General Hospital’s new music therapy studio. “Today, …