Dr. William Foulkes (Photo courtesy of McGill University)
November 2020Research at the Lady Davis Institute

LDI researcher wins top honour for research in biomedicine

Dr. William Foulkes, an expert in cancer genetics and a senior investigator at the Lady Davis Institute, has received the 2020 Wilder Penfield Prize for his research.

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Presentations at the CIUSSS’s Public Information Meeting were made via Zoom by (top, from left) Francine Dupuis, Associate CEO; Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg, President and CEO; Alan Maslin, President of the Board of Directors; (bottom, from left) Carrie Bogante, Director of Finance; Dan Gabay, Assistant Executive Director; and Maude Laliberté, Commissioner of Complaints and Quality of Service.
NewsNovember 2020

CIUSSS staff praised for dedication to healthcare users in battling COVID-19

Professionalism, leadership and person-centred care will enable CIUSSS West-Central Montreal to prevail against COVID-19, attendees were told at the fifth annual Public Information Meeting.

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In a photo that she submitted to the CIUSSS’s “A Shot of Happiness” competition for staff, Alyssa Pambuan, a JGH Nurse and Stroke Team Coordinator, captured her team’s camaraderie during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Click on photo to see a larger version.)
CIUSSS West-Central MontrealNovember 2020

Photos capture spirit of staff solidarity during pandemic

In this year’s edition of “A Shot of Happiness”, the photography competition for CIUSSS staff, more than 120 photos captured the camaraderie of employees during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Delina Maghakian, a Nurse Clinician in the JGH Heart Failure Clinic, adjusts a wristwatch-style monitor, a type of telehealth device that helps her track her patient’s vital signs remotely. (Click on any photo in this article to enlarge it.)
October 2020Telehealth

Telehealth becomes vital nursing tool in monitoring patients’ health at home

JGH nurses in many fields are playing a key role in using telehealth to maintain contact with patients and provide the support they need at home.

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Dr. Nan Zhao
MilestonesOctober 2020

Appointment in the Division of Pulmonary Medicine

Dr. Nan Zhao has been appointed to the attending staff of JGH Division of Pulmonary Medicine in the Department of Medicine.

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Maxime Rémillard
Feature articlesOctober 2020

Major donation for research consortium to improve outcomes of lung cancer patients

A major donation has led to creation of a JGH-based consortium to improve the outcomes of lung cancer patients through customized treatments.

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Building Technician David Gadoua and Chloé Décarie-Drolet, Head Nurse in the Post-Partum Unit, sit in the JGH’s refurbished lounge. The new breastfeeding room is at right.
Feature articlesOctober 2020

JGH lounge gets makeover with colourful seating and new breastfeeding room

A new lounge near the hospital’s main entrance now includes the JGH’s first designated room for breastfeeding mothers.

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Mental health app
NewsOctober 2020

New app helps family doctors track patients’ mental health in greater detail

New app will enhance the quality of mental-health treatment by helping family doctors to track their patients’ moods over time.

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Dr. Jill Pancer (left) and Dr. Maude Peretz-Larochelle
MilestonesOctober 2020

Two new doctors appointed in the Department of Medicine

Two new physicians have been appointed at the JGH—Dr. Jill Pancer in the Division of Endocrinology and Dr. Maude Peretz-Larochelle in Division of Cardiology.

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