Nancy Rubin, Director of the JGH Auxiliary, with members of Dr. Clown, Zoé (Michele Sirois) and Frankie (Jean-François Leblanc). The Auxiliary raises funds that enable patients and staff to enjoy the troupe’s therapeutic humour on a weekly basis.
First person singularOctober 2018

It’s worth putting retirement on hold to guide The JGH Auxiliary in helping patients

In 2006, Nancy Rubin was on the brink of retiring, when a new opportunity up-ended her plans. Twelve years later, she’s still is at the helm of The JGH Auxiliary, where she works with a dedicated team of volunteers and professionals for the well-being of patients.

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Dr. Marc Afilalo in the green pod of the JGH Emergency Department. The doors along the rear wall open into patients’ rooms.
NewsSeptember 2018

JGH Chief to head McGill’s new Provisional Department of Emergency Medicine

Dr. Marc Afilalo, Chief of the JGH Emergency Department, has been appointed the inaugural Chair of the newly established Provisional Department of Emergency Medicine at McGill University.

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Dr. Arthur Rosenberg
MilestonesSeptember 2018

In memoriam: Dr. Arthur Rosenberg

The Jewish General Hospital is saddened by the passing on September 3 of Dr. Arthur Rosenberg, 82, former Chief of the Division of Hematology, who was admired and respected by patients and colleagues for his warmth and humanity during his 49-year career at the JGH.

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Angelo Rizzolo, a McGill University medical student, was born prematurely and received care in the JGH Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
August 2018Feature articles

Former JGH preemie on track for a career as a physician

A former JGH “preemie” looks forward to helping others: 24 years after being born prematurely, Angelo Rizzolo is back at the JGH as a medical student, on a career path that may lead to a specialty in pediatrics or neonatology.

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Jessica Emed
August 2018Milestones

CIUSSS nursing consultant appointed Assistant Dean at McGill

Jessica Emed, Nursing Clinical Consultant for Quality, Accreditation and Professional Development, has been appointed Assistant Dean of Health Professions Education in the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University.

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On the lower shelves of the bookcase next to Dr. John Antoniou are the kinds of implants that he uses to replace hips and knees.
July 2018Milestones

JGH surgeon to head Canadian Orthopaedic Association

Dr. John Antoniou, a staff physician in the JGH Department of Orthopedics, has been elected President of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association.

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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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