Need information about mental health and related community services? Check out the JGH’s new Resource Centre in the lobby of the Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry. Computer terminals, a library and friendly volunteers will help you find what you need.
Drugs that prolong life? They just might happen, predicted a U.S. expert during a JGH lecture. The key is to delay the onset of disease by using drugs to mimic the illness-resisting capabilities that occur naturally in the bodies of centenarians.
Bram Freedman has become the new President and CEO of the JGH Foundation, making him the third generation of his family to include the JGH a key element in his career.
The JGH’s Infectious Diseases Clinic has made a rare diagnosis of a case of Lyme disease in someone who had not left the island of Montreal in the previous three months.
Dr. Marc Afilalo, Chief of the JGH Emergency Department, has been appointed the inaugural Chair of the newly established Provisional Department of Emergency Medicine at McGill University.
Patients in several units at the JGH are now able to leave the hospital earlier, thanks to an innovative, inter-disciplinary project that has significantly streamlined the discharge process.
Robot-assisted surgery has become so effective that, figuratively speaking, it transforms elderly and obese patients into younger, slimmer individuals with lower surgical risks, a national conference at the JGH has been told.
Bram Freedman, a senior administrator for fund-raising at Concordia University, has been chosen to succeed Myer Bick, who is retiring after 17 years as President and CEO of the JGH Foundation.