In December 2015, Arlene Greenberg paused to reflect on the highlights of her career, just as she was about to retire as Chief Medical Librarian of the JGH Health Sciences Library.
April 2016Feature articles

From paper to pixels in the Health Sciences Library

In December 2015, Arlene Greenberg paused to reflect on the highlights of her career, just as she was about to retire as Chief Medical Librarian of the JGH Health Sciences Library.

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A patient undergoes hemodialysis in a JGH unit that will be relocated with the support of private donors.
April 2016Feature articles

Donor support is essential to the JGH’s evolution

As the Jewish General Hospital continues its evolution (notably, with the opening of Pavilion K earlier this year), the commitment and generosity of donors has assumed even greater importance.

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Phil Anzarut (centre) gives a proud thumbs-up as he and members of his Bikus Urachus team cross the finish line in the 2015 Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer.
April 2016Feature articles

Rare form of cancer is focus of Canada-wide study

As Phil Anzarut gears up for his fourth Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer, he’s heartened by his progress in raising awareness among researchers and the public about the rare form of cancer that cast a shadow over his life four years ago.

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OneWalk to Conquer Cancer
April 2016Feature articles

Take a giant step in the fight against cancer

August 20 will mark the kick-off of OneWalk to Conquer Cancer, a 25-kilometre walk through the streets of Montreal, benefiting the Segal Cancer Centre at the JGH.

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One of the novel aspects of the 2015 JGH Mini-Med School was the staged reading of a play, written and directed by Terry Griffin-Burman, with musical accompaniment by cellist Rachel Burman. The production, about the emotional ups and downs of the elderly, starred (from left) Pasquale DeBlasio, Dan Delaney, Patricia Delaney, Sheila Moriarity and Nancy Cree.
Feature articlesSeptember 2015

Harbouring radical ideas is vastly different from radicalization, psychiatrist explains

Not everyone who expresses an interest in a radical religious or political ideology is dangerous, the audience heard at the 13th annual JGH Mini-Med School.

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Gale “Goldie” Ostroff (right) discusses her artistic technique with JGH Occupational Therapist Andrea Blanar.
Feature articlesSeptember 2015

Rediscovering life’s skills
with brushes, paint and pens

Art has been removed from the clinical setting and turned into a catalyst for developing skills—such as problem-solving, organizing one’s work and being open to criticism—that help in grappling with the day-to-day demands of life.

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A client arrives at the Constance-Lethbridge Rehabilitation Centre in a minivan that he owns and drives. The vehicle was adapted to his needs, based on an assessment by the team in the Driving Evaluation and Vehicle Adaptation Program at Constance-Lethbridge, which is now in the same west-central healthcare network as the JGH.
Feature articlesSpring 2015

Clearing the air about Bill 10

The most extensive overhaul of Quebec’s healthcare system in recent memory has left some frayed nerves in its wake. That’s why JGH leaders are suggesting that those with a connection to the hospital take a calm, clear-eyed look at the new legislation.

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Myer Bick
Feature articlesSpring 2015

Donors reassured about continued vitality of JGH identity and legacy

Despite the changes to Quebec’s public healthcare system, the unique JGH identity and characteristics that have earned the loyalty and support of generations of donors are firmly in place, says Myer Bick, President and CEO of the JGH Foundation.

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Lyse Hubert, a respiratory patient, is assisted by nurse Della Rous at the Mount Sinai Hospital, located in the new west-central healthcare network to which the JGH now belongs.
Feature articlesSpring 2015

JGH protected in new healthcare law,
say former hospital leaders

Now that the reorganization of Quebec’s public healthcare system is under way, former Presidents of the Jewish General Hospital are reassuring the hospital’s supporters that the JGH is protected by special measures in the new legislation.

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