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Turning a challenge into a new possibility to help others

  Smadar Brandes is a vibrant and passionate young individual, particularly when it comes to music. She began playing the cello at the age of 9 and since then, she has grown to master her skills as a great cellist and has embraced the art of performing. However, her life changed drastically one late night…
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Summer is “Trauma Season”

While other departments are winding down and clinicians are looking forward to kicking off their summer vacations, the Montreal General Hospital Trauma Centre, known as the Dr. David S. Mulder Trauma Centre, ramps up its services to meet the demands of “trauma season.” The season begins the long weekend in May and continues through the…
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First Canadian Implantation of a New MRI Friendly CRT-D Implant

Great News for Cardiology Patients and their Medical Team! A patient from the Montreal General Hospital with heart failure has successfully received a Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Defibrillator (CRT-D) that will allow him to safely undergo full-body magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans. Although “traditional” CRT-Ds are frequently used, this is the first time the device called…
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20 Million Thank You’s!

It is with pride and, above all, immense gratitude that we present you with our 2016-2017 Annual Report today. It marks the success of the Care at the Highest Level campaign, which has raised $20 million in support of various Montreal General Hospital (MGH) programs. To inaugurate this campaign, the MGH Trauma Centre was named…
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A Message to Donor Community from Leadership of MUHC Foundations

Over the past year there have been some differences of opinion between the leadership of the MUHC and the Ministry of Health and Social Services. In an effort to improve the situation and allow for a renewed joint focus on building our institution, the independent members of the MUHC Board of Directors unfortunately recently resigned. On behalf…
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The Power of Music

“If you couldn’t feel the love, the passion and the energy yesterday, you were dead.”   That’s how musician Anthony Gomes described his experience playing at the benefit concert on May 26 2017, and he was speaking the truth! Spectators rallied at Cafe Campus for the occasion and got to see an amazing performance from…
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$180,000 for Women’s Mental Health

On June 4, 2017, more than 1,100 women, men and children took part in the Pharmaprix AIMEZ.VOUS. Run for Women. The fourth edition of this annual event raised a record total of $180,000 for the Montreal General Hospital Foundation in support of women’s mental health initiatives.   What a great day! On Sunday morning, the…
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