Once the campaign to build the JGH kicked off in 1929, members of the Jewish community flocked to support the project.
Prescription medication is reaching hospitalized patients at the JGH more quickly and safely, thanks to a digital ordering system that has been implemented more extensively than in any Quebec healthcare facility with a comparable patient population.
In 2009, the value of a surgical checklist was confirmed in research by the World Health Organization. In response, the JGH joined the growing ranks of leading hospitals around the world in 2010 by making systematic safety checks mandatory in all types of surgery.
Drop into one of the older administrative offices in Pavilion A, and you’ll find it outfitted with a desk, computer, bookshelves—and a sink.
Approximately 3,011 people streamed through the streets of Montreal in August 2005 in the first Weekend to End Breast Cancer, giving a major boost to the treatment and prevention of breast cancer at the Segal Cancer Centre.
Dr. Michael Pollak, Director of the Stroll Cancer Prevention Centre at the JGH, has been chosen to serve as one of two leaders of a new Canada-wide team, aimed at translating fundamental research about breast cancer into effective treatment options for patients.
Working as a JGH nurse in the mid- to late 1930s was a challenge for all sorts of reasons. But even relaxing away from the workplace was no great comfort.
Dr. Michael Pollak, Director of the Stroll Cancer Prevention Centre at the JGH, has been named to the Royal Society of Canada. The appointment recognizes the wide range of his work as a clinician, researcher and teacher.
If you haven’t organized your medicine cabinet in a while, don’t delay; your expired or unused drugs need to go. Opioid abuse can occur in homes where unused drugs are discovered and consumed by children.