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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Dr. Reza Forghani examines the CAT scan of a patient’s neck.
August 2018Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Applying artificial intelligence to cancer diagnosis

A pioneering research program is connecting artificial intelligence with the new field of radiomics to heighten the effectiveness of cancer treatment by gleaning as much information as possible from radiological imaging technology.

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Dr. Polymnia Galiatsatos, a JGH Gastroenterologist, uses a model to explain to a patient how the digestive tract works.
Health tipsJuly 2018

Keep your digestive tract on track!

Want to keep your digestive tract on track? Forget those trendy smoothie cleanses and tea detoxes. Instead, eat more fibre, keep hydrated and do what you can to reduce stress.

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Psychedelic surf-rock band Les Surfants Terribles performed an outdoor set at the JGH Jazz Festival.
Feature articlesJuly 2018

Bringing the musical sounds of the world to the JGH

Lunch-hour audiences relaxed in the picnic area of the JGH, as the 19th JGH Jazz Festival focused on music of the world, with 20 acts playing everything from surf rock to African pop.

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Enthusiastic cyclists gather en masse for the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer.
Feature articlesJuly 2018

Determined cyclists rally for Ride’s 10th edition

Ten years after its debut, the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer reached its landmark anniversary on July 7 and 8, with 1,308 participants raising more than $4.8 million for the Segal Cancer Centre and its partners across Quebec.

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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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Glenn J. Nashen (centre), with his D’Arcy McGee Medal of Citizenship, is congratulated by (from left) former MNAs Robert Libman and Lawrence Bergman, current MNA David Birnbaum and Cote Saint-Luc Mayor Mitchell Brownstein.
CIUSSS West-Central MontrealJuly 2018

Glenn J. Nashen awarded National Assembly Medal of Citizenship

Glenn J. Nashen, Associate Director of Communications for CIUSSS West-Central Montreal, has been awarded the D’Arcy McGee Medal of Citizenship for contributing to the lives of Montrealers in and beyond the riding of D’Arcy McGee.

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Dr. Gad Friedman reviews aspects of gastroenterology with Endoscopy Nurses Mildred Clement (left) and Joanne Scullion.
Feature articlesJune 2018

A first in Quebec: Doctor-to-nurse education to improve patient care

In the first initiative of its kind in Quebec, a JGH gastroenterologist is teaching nurses more about their specialty in order to improve the quality of patient care.

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Alan Maislin speaks to the the Côte Saint-Luc Men’s Club.
CIUSSS West-Central MontrealJune 2018

Putting healthcare users first at CIUSSS West-Central Montreal

Giving top priority to the needs of patients and other healthcare users has always been and continues to be the top priority of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal, says Alan Maislin, President of the CIUSSS Board of Directors.

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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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