Dr. Mark Wainberg
May 2017Milestones

In memoriam

It is with deep sorrow that we mourn the sudden and tragic passing of Dr. Mark A. Wainberg, one of the world’s pre-eminent experts on HIV/AIDS and its treatment.

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Dr. Gerald Batist
May 2017Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Segal Cancer Centre joins the “Cancer Moonshot”

The Segal Cancer Centre is taking “one small step” that could lead to “one giant leap” in a metaphorical moonshot to conquer cancer.

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Dr. Marc Afilalo (right), JGH Chief of Emergency Services, discusses health care with Rabbi Yaakov Litzman, accompanied by Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg (centre, in red tie) and Alan Maislin (left).
May 2017News

Strengthening healthcare ties with Israel

Canadian and Israeli strategies for controlling budgets and reducing waiting times were compared and explored on November 23, 2016, during a visit to the JGH by Rabbi Yaakov Litzman, Israel’s Minister of Health.

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Dr. Gerald Batist
MilestonesNovember 2016

Congratulations

In the space of just a few months this past spring, Dr. Gerald Batist was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada and a Knight of the National Order of Quebec.

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Dr. Gerald Batist welcomes a delegation of French cancer experts to the Segal Cancer Centre.
April 2016News

French cancer experts explore JGH research and care

The Jewish General Hospital’s French connection has been strengthened with the visit of six senior members of staff from the Regional Cancer Centre of the University Hospital Centre of Poitiers.

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During his chemotherapy, Paul Grégoire chats with Dr. Gerald Batist, Director of the Segal Cancer Centre, and Erin Cook, Head Nurse of Oncolgy.
NewsSeptember 2015

New technology dramatically cuts waiting times for cancer patients

A new electronic scheduler that manages appointments has dramatically cut the time that patients wait before receiving their first chemotherapy session in the Segal Cancer Centre at the JGH.

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Dr. Roberta Shear with a patient.
MilestonesSeptember 2015

Appointments

Dr. Roberta Shear, a member of the JGH Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology since 2000, has been named Director of Obstetrics, the Family Birthing Centre and Obstetrical Ultrasound.

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Dr. Christoph Borchers
Research at the Lady Davis InstituteSeptember 2015

Pioneering effort to apply novel biotechnology to cancer research

The effort to find new biomarkers for cancer has received a major boost with the recent arrival at Lady Davis Institute of Dr. Christoph Borchers and the development of the first pan-Canadian proteomics program.

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Sheila Kussner (second from left) accepts her plaque of honour from (from left) Suzanne O’Brien, Executive Director of Hope & Cope; Howard Dermer, Chair of the JGH Foundation; Dr. Gerald Batist, JGH Chief of Oncology and Director of the Segal Cancer Centre; Myer Bick, President and CEO of the JGH Foundation, and JGH Past President Allen F. Rubin.
Hope & CopeSpring 2015

Sheila Kussner honoured for helping
countless cancer patients

More than 30 years after cancer patients and survivors began benefiting from the desperately needed comfort, advice and support of Hope & Cope, Sheila Kussner, O.C., O.Q., was formally honoured for founding the internationally renowned organization.

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News
Fall 2014News

Euthenasia denounced at ethics conference

The concept of dying with dignity has come under criticism from Rabbi Raphael Afilalo, JGH Chief of Pastoral Services, as nothing but a euphemism that confers social acceptability on curtailing one’s own life or that of another person.

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