Social Worker Louna Kadoch (left) and Nurse Nadine Fava, Co-Chairs of the Perinatal Loss Committee, attend a ceremony on October 15 where a sapling and a bench were dedicated in memory of losses, whether in utero or after delivery, at the JGH. (Photo by Hanna Bumagin)
NewsNovember 2017

Families and JGH staff remember the youngest who died too soon

A sapling and a bench were dedicated as a place of reflection and commemoration, as JGH staff joined famly members to memorialize the perinatal losses that occurred at the hospital over the past year.

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Allen F. Rubin delivers his acceptance speech on receiving the JGH’s Distinguished Service Award.
NewsSeptember 2017

Allen F. Rubin receives JGH’s Distinguished Service Award

Allen F. Rubin, who was instrumental in providing stability and continuity to the JGH during the reorganization of the healthcare system in 2015, has received the hospital’s greatest honour, the Distinguished Service Award.

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The Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer gets off to a wet but enthusiastic start.
July 2017News

Cyclists on Cloud 9 after raising $4.1 million to fight cancer

After a demanding, 200-kilometre ride from Montreal to Quebec City, 1,100 cyclists in the 9th annual Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer raised $4.1 million for the JGH and its partners across Quebec.

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From left: Dr. Daniel Obrand (Chief of Vascular Surgery), Robert Woo (X-ray Technologist) and Karen Williams (Nurse and Team Leader in Vascular Surgery) in the hybrid surgical suite. At certain points during the surgery, the patient on the operating table (foreground) is x-rayed by the C-arm (far left), which sends images in real time to the large screen (far right).
May 2017Spotlight feature

Surgery + imaging in one room = Safer, more effective procedures

If a stripped-down term like “hybrid surgical suite” doesn’t quite convey the versatility or sophistication of the JGH’s newest operating room, just think of it as the Swiss army knife of surgical facilities.

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Howard Dermer
Feature articlesMay 2017

Preserving the JGH’s unique identity

The JGH Board of Governors is deeply involved in the recruitment of outstanding physicians and leaders, long-range planning, public access to care in English, ties with the community, and liaison with the JGH Foundation.

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Dr. Samy Suissa
October 2016Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Mandate renewed for Canada-wide drug safety consortium based at the LDI

A renewed five-year mandate has been granted to a national consortium on prescription drug safety that is headquartered in the Lady Davis Institute at the JGH.

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Dr. Yves Longtin
October 2016Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Broader screening helps reduce C. difficile infection

The rate of C. difficile infection among hospitalized patients drops dramatically when all patients are tested for the bacteria before being admitted to hospital, says a clinical study headed by a JGH physician and researcher.

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Howard Dermer
NewsNovember 2016

Howard Dermer elected President of JGH Board of Governors

Howard Dermer, a long-time supporter of the JGH and former Chair of the JGH Foundation, has been elected President of the hospital’s Board of Governors.

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Dr. Emmanuel Moss (far left) performs robot-assisted cardiac surgery while seated at a special console. As he views a magnified panorama of the area in and around the patient’s heart, Dr. Moss uses the console’s hand and foot controls to remotely manipulate the robotic arms (centre) and perform the operation. Meanwhile, members of the surgical team surround the patient to assist in the procedure and to ensure that it is proceeding as planned.
April 2016News

Robotic surgery gaining ground at the JGH

As the benefits of robot-assisted surgery gain wider recognition, robotic procedures are being undertaken more extensively at the JGH.

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A patient undergoes hemodialysis in a JGH unit that will be relocated with the support of private donors.
April 2016Feature articles

Donor support is essential to the JGH’s evolution

As the Jewish General Hospital continues its evolution (notably, with the opening of Pavilion K earlier this year), the commitment and generosity of donors has assumed even greater importance.

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