Princess
85th Anniversary - ArchivesOctober 2019

From the archives: Visit from a princess

During the early 1940s, the JGH Auxiliary’s Honourary Patroness was Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone, who was the wife of Canada’s Governor-General, the Earl of Athlone.

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Alan Maislin
CIUSSS West-Central MontrealOctober 2019

Alan Maislin reappointed CIUSSS Board President

Alan Maislin has had his term renewed as President of the Board of Directors of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal until September 2022. He says he is honoured by the reappointment and is looking forward to continuing the important work of the Board.

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Cannabis
Health tipsOctober 2019

What you should know before you huff and puff the green stuff

Marijuana is legal in Canada, but is it safe for you? Maybe not, says a mental health expert at CIUSSS West-Central Montreal, so ask your doctor.

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FLQ
85th Anniversary - ArchivesOctober 2019

From the archives: The abduction of James Cross

On Oct. 5, 1970, in a crisis that made international headlines, British Trade Commissioner James Cross was abducted at gunpoint by the Front de libération du Québec. Released on Dec. 3, Mr. Cross was treated at the JGH.

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Dr Apostolos Papageorgiou
MilestonesOctober 2019

International honour for Dr. Apostolos Papageorgiou

Dr. Apostolos Papageorgiou, JGH Chief of Pediatrics and Neonatology, has been honoured with a prestigious international award from the World Association of Perinatal Medicine, in recognition for his outstanding contributions to his field.

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85th Anniversary - ArchivesOctober 2019

From the archives: Hope & Cope brings essential support to cancer patients

In 1981, Hope & Cope was launched under the auspices of the JGH Auxiliary to use specially trained volunteers (many of whom were cancer survivors) to support and counsel cancer patients and their families.

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Opening
85th Anniversary - ArchivesOctober 2019

From the archives: The Jewish General Hospital is inaugurated

The Jewish General Hospital opened on Oct. 8, 1934, with a grand ceremony that was widely covered by the French and English press.

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Dietitian Sondra Edelstein Sherman at her desk in the JGH Division of Endocrinology
MilestonesOctober 2019

JGH Dietitian Sondra Sherman honoured by Diabetes Canada

Sondra Sherman, a Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator with 40 years of experience at the JGH, has been chosen to receive the 2019 Public Service Volunteer Award from Diabetes Canada.

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Dr. Jacob Garzon and Nurse Claire Béland in 1999 in the new operating room dedicated to minimally invasive surgery.
85th Anniversary - ArchivesOctober 2019

From the archives: JGH opens Quebec’s first operating room for minimally invasive surgery

In 1999, the JGH became the first hospital in Quebec to open a specially designed and equipped operating room to be used specifically for minimally invasive surgery.

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