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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