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.

First Edition of Hockey 911 Raises Over $400,000
Friday October 4th, 2019

On October 2, 2019, the Montreal General Hospital Foundation held its first edition of Hockey 911, a fundraising event featuring hockey legends such as Bob Gainey, Yvan Cournoyer, Chris Nilan, Trent McCleary, Serge Savard and Scotty Bowman alongside Montreal General Hospital doctors who work with Montréal Canadiens hockey players. This event raised more than $400,000 to support the MGHF’s CODE LiFE Campaign.

Opal: a Dream Tool for Cancer Patients
Wednesday July 10th, 2019

In June 2019, the Opal application won the Prix d’excellence du Ministère de la Santé et des Services Sociaux for the quality of its technology and its significant impact on the lives of the patients who use it. The Montreal General Hospital Foundation is proud to have contributed to this innovative project thanks to the …

Wednesday June 26th, 2019

Music is powerful. It can invigorate, comfort and heal. It provides people with a sense of community and belonging. Music can also help you care for your mental health. Starting July 2019, people are invited to use #Thanks2Music to take part in the online conversation highlighting the role of music in caring for our mental …

Release of the 2018-2019 Annual Report
Monday June 17th, 2019

Thanks to you, we raised $15.9 M in donations during the 2018–2019 fiscal year and we have been able to support our medical teams in their research projects and development of clinics and programs centred on patients and their experiences.

One More Step Towards Women’s Mental Health
Monday June 17th, 2019

The 2019 edition of the PHARMAPRIX AIMEZ. VOUS. Course pour les Femmes raised $221,820 for the Montreal General Hospital Foundation, in support of the Mental Health Mission of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC).

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 …