A large bilingual poster, recounting many of the JGH’s proudest achievements in recent years, is on view in the main lobby as part of the year-long celebration of the hospital’s 80th anniversary.
JGH marks milestone 80th anniversary: Tree-planting symbolizes JGH’s deep roots and its sheltering branches
In recognition of the commitment and ideals that the founders of the JGH embraced when the hospital opened in 1934, an oak tree now graces the Côte-des-Neiges entrance, marking the JGH’s 80th anniversary.
Sometimes the biggest miracles come in the tiniest “packages”. That’s what happens whenever a baby is born prematurely and receives extra-special care at the JGH.
Marine biology was my first passion. It’s an ocean away from my current role as the Jewish General Hospital’s Clinical Ethicist, but it’s where my interest in ethics truly began. As a child, I decided to spend my life researching whales and dolphins, and looking after the environment.
Left hip versus right hip: That’s all it takes for Stephen Leopold to recall, with conflicting feelings of pain and delight, what can transform a patient experience from excruciating (at an American hospital) to exceptional (at the Jewish General Hospital).
It seemed almost like a scene out of a suspense film—except that for Shirley Freedman Rapoport, her feelings of insecurity, isolation and vulnerability were frighteningly real.