Newsletter, October 1, 2018

Today marks the beginning of Mental Illness Awareness Week. Although the vast majority of us are affected by mental health issues, there is still major stigma surrounding the subject. Join us in celebrating Andrea who advocates for maternal mental health. Together, let’s push the conversation and set aside our fear of speaking about mental illness!

Meet Andrea

Dr. FriedCongratulations Dr. Fried!

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. Read more

Samuël and his family“Mom, I feel like I’m going to die!”

These are the words that woke Christine in the middle of the night on May 26, 2017. On the line, more than 500 km away, her son Samuël was in a panic. He had just hung up the phone with the 911 operator. “I tried to reassure him until the paramedics took over,” Christine recalls. “But I could never have imagined what would happen next.” Read more

The Montreal General Hospital has strong expertise in cardiology and genetic analysis, allowing its teams to test the family of patients with peculiar cases and prevent cardiovascular accidents and premature deaths. Read more

Soirée en orThe Soirée en or Gala is back for a second year!  

Join us on November 17, 2018 at Gare Viger for a chic evening. Funds raised will help support the McGill Thoracic Surgery service, one of the largest thoracic surgical oncology programs in North America. Together, let’s support a team that delivers cutting-edge care to patients suffering from lung, esophagus, and stomach cancers from Montreal, Quebec, and Eastern Canada. To buy tickets