In 1968, ground is broken to start construction of the ICFP. Leading the ceremony are (from left) Samuel Steinberg, President of the JGH Board of Directors; Dr. William Slatkoff, JGH Executive Director; Allan Bronfman, founding President of the Board of Directors; Bernard Bloomfield, community leader and philanthropist; and Dr. Henry Kravitz, Chief of the Department of Psychiatry.
August 2019Spotlight feature

ICFP’s 50th anniversary is a highlight of Psychiatry’s JGH timeline

The inauguration of the Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry in 1969 was a pivotal event in the 73-year history of the JGH Department of Psychiatry.

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Mayor Gérald Tremblay (second from left) releases a butterfly, to the delight of (from left) JGH Executive Director Henri Elbaz, Sheila Kussner and Joey Adler.
85th Anniversary - ArchivesJuly 2019

From the archives: JGH Hope & Cope Wellness Centre soars on butterfly wings

Butterflies, Hope & Cope’s uplifting symbol, took to the air by the dozens on July 3, 2007, at the climax of inaugural ceremonies for the JGH Hope & Cope Wellness Centre.

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Present at the ceremony to finalize the purchase of property from Les Soeurs de Sainte-Croix were (from left) Sister Annette Legault, JGH Executive Director Henri Elbaz, Sister Thérèse Lefrançois and JGH President Stanley K. Plotnick.
85th Anniversary - ArchivesMarch 2019

From the archives: JGH acquires property of Les Soeurs de Sainte-Croix

The expansion that the JGH has undergone during the first two decades of the 21st century would not have been possible without a pivotal event that took place on February 1, 2005: the purchase of land and buildings from Les Soeurs de St. Croix.

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At a 2006 press conference to inaugurate the Segal Cancer Centre, among those who signed a declaration to support the battle against cancer were (from left) Philippe Couillard, Minister of Health and Social Services; Leanor Segal; philanthropist Alvin Segal; Gérald Tremblay, Mayor of Montreal; and Henri Elbaz, JGH Executive Director.
85th Anniversary - ArchivesFebruary 2019

From the archives: Segal Cancer Centre is launched to deliver comprehensive cancer care

In 2006, Health and Social Services Minister Philippe Couillard visited the newly completed Segal Cancer Centre to express his admiration for the JGH’s leadership in providing patients with a fully integrated system of cancer treatment and care.

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Herbert E. Siblin
MilestonesNovember 2016

In memoriam

Members of the JGH family mourn the loss on July 14 of Herbert E. Siblin, who served as President of the Board of Directors from 1983 to 1985.

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Dignitaries and special guests meet on February 18 for a VIP tour of Pavilion K.
April 2016Spotlight feature

Pavilion K draws praise from visiting dignitaries

In the weeks since Pavilion K swung into use, the ultra-modern wing has been drawing praise from a broad range of patients and visitors, including some special guests who came by for a recent tour.

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