Dr. Saul Frenkiel
June 2018Milestones

Lifetime award for Dr. Saul Frenkiel

A Lifetime Achievement Award has been bestowed upon Dr. Saul Frenkiel, former JGH Chief of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery.

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Dr. David Rosenblatt
June 2018Milestones

Career award for Dr. David Rosenblatt

Dr. David Rosenblatt, JGH Chief of Medical Genetics, has received the 2018 Founders’Award for Career Achievement from the Canadian College of Medical Geneticists.

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Bram Freedman
May 2018News

Bram Freedman to succeed Myer Bick as head of JGH Foundation

Bram Freedman, a senior administrator for fund-raising at Concordia University, has been chosen to succeed Myer Bick, who is retiring after 17 years as President and CEO of the JGH Foundation.

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Rabbia Akhtar-Tariq, a student volunteer in Medical-Surgical Intensive Care, assists a patient’s family member into the unit.
Feature articlesMay 2018

Student volunteers embrace emotional intensity of Intensive Care

A McGill University psychology student who volunteered in the JGH’s Medical-Surgical Intensive Care Unit was introduced to a patient who ended up making a lasting impression on her.

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Dr. Philip Gordon
April 2018Milestones

In memoriam: Dr. Philip Gordon

The Board of Directors and members of staff of the Jewish General Hospital are greatly saddened by the passing of Dr. Philip Gordon, founding Chief of the JGH Division of Colorectal Surgery and a leading international authority in his field.

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Dr. Andréa C. LeBlanc
November 2017Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Senate medal for Alzheimer’s researcher

Dr. Andréa C. LeBlanc, Senior Investigator in the Lady Davis Institute at the JGH, has been awarded the 150th Anniversary Medal by the Senate of Canada.

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Dr. Bernard Lapointe
NewsNovember 2017

Senate bestows 150th Anniversary Medal on Dr. Bernard Lapointe

Dr. Bernard Lapointe, JGH Chief of Palliative Care and an internationally recognized leader in his field, has been honoured with a 150th Anniversary Medal by the Senate of Canada.

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Participating in the news conference on research into Alzheimer’s disease were (from left) Anthony Housefather, MP for Mount Royal; Dr. Yves Joanette, Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Aging; Alan Maislin, President of the Board of Directors of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal; Dr. Yves Joanette; and Dr. Howard Chertkow, Senior LDI Investigator.
February 2018News

$2.5 million for research into Alzheimer’s disease and dementia

Researchers in the Lady Davis Institute are among investigators from across Canada who will share in new federal funding of $2.5 million for research into various types of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease.

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In November 2017, Myer Bick (centre) accepted the Outstanding Career in Philanthropy Award from Marc Weinstein, Vice-Principal of University Advancement at McGill University, and Luce Moreau, President of the Quebec branch of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. (Photo: Mélissa Vincelli)
MilestonesNovember 2017

Head of JGH Foundation honoured for outstanding career in philanthropy

Myer Bick, President and CEO of the JGH Foundation, has been recognized by his peers with an Outstanding Career in Philanthropy Award.

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At McGill University, Dr. Philip Gordon delivers an acceptance speech for his Lifetime Achievement Award.
MilestonesNovember 2017

Dr. Philip Gordon honoured for a lifetime of excellence in colorectal surgery

Dr. Philip Gordon, former JGH Chief of Colorectal Surgery, has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Gerald Bronfman Department of Oncology at McGill University.

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