Alan Maislin, recipient of the D’Arcy-McGee–National Assembly Citizenship Medal. (Click on this or any photo to enlarge it.)
CIUSSS West-Central MontrealMay 2024

Alan Maislin awarded D’Arcy-McGee Citizenship Medal

Alan Maislin, President of the CIUSSS Board of Directors 2015 to 2024, has received the D’Arcy-McGee–National Assembly Citizenship Medal.

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Dr. Harvey Sigman
May 2024Milestones

In memoriam: Dr. Harvey Sigman

After devoting almost his entire medical career to the JGH, Dr. Harvey Sigman, former Chief of the Division of General Surgery, has died at the age of 91.

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From left: Dr. Maria Fadous, Dr. Lindsey Gerstein and Dr. Matthew Ades
May 2024Milestones

Three JGH doctors appointed to McGill as Assistant Professors

Dr. Maria Fadous, Dr. Lindsey Gerstein and Dr. Matthew Ades have been named Assistant Professors at McGill University.

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Dr. Maurice Anidjar, Chief of the Department of Urology, destroys prostate cancer cells by performing a minimally invasive procedure known as irreversible electroporation (IRE). Irreparable holes are created in the cells by an electrical field that is created by encircling the tumour with electrodes. (Click on this or any photo to enlarge it.)
May 2024Spotlight feature

Improved surgical procedures offer new hope in treating prostate cancer

Minimally invasive procedures—one new, one upgraded—are viable alternatives to radical surgery and radiation therapy.

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Prof. Laurent Azoulay
May 2024Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Combining diabetes medications reduces risk of certain adverse effects, study finds

Risk of adverse cardiovascular and renal events is lower when specific types of diabetes medication are combined, researchers say.

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In the Clinical Access Service at the JGH, patient Heidy Jampen (left) discusses her treatment for atrial fibrillation with the Service’s Head Nurse, Jessica Pinto (right), and with Clinical Nurse Specialist Sorphea Hul.
April 2024Feature articles

New alternative to emergency treatment for patients with irregular heartbeat

With a referral, patients with atrial fibrillation can now bypass the JGH Emergency Department and receive care in the Clinical Access Service.

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In 2023, Dr. Ernesto Schiffrin (centre) received a certificate recognizing him as Physician-in-Chief Emeritus of the JGH. Joining him were Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg, President and CEO of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal, and Dr. Vicky Tagalakis, who succeeded Dr. Schiffrin as Chief of the Department of Medicine.
April 2024Milestones

Lifetime Achievement Award for Dr. Ernesto Schiffrin

Dr. Ernesto Schiffrin, Physician-in-Chief Emeritus of the JGH, has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from Hypertension Canada.

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Jasmine Alami, Head Nurse of the Oncology Clinic in the Segal Cancer Centre, speaks with Lionel Avila before his chemotherapy session.
April 2024News

New software overcomes complexities to transform scheduling in Oncology Clinic

A new scheduling application in the Segal Cancer Centre enables staff to more easily plan chemotherapy and immunotherapy sessions.

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Having been examined in the JGH’s new hysteroscopy suite, Sharon Côté (left) meets with her obstetrician-gynecologist, Dr. Samantha Benlolo, to discuss the findings.
April 2024News

New facility drastically cuts delays in assessing certain gynecological problems

The hysteroscopy suite allows some women to bypass the operating room for diagnosis and to receive results more promptly.

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Dr. Sarit Assouline
April 2024Milestones

Dr. Sarit Assouline appointed JGH Chief of Hematology

Dr. Sarit Assouline is the new Chief of Hematology, following the retirement of Dr. Hans Knecht after 10 years as Chief.

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