Dr. Brent Richards
January 2022Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Researchers identify protective gene variant against COVID-19

A global study, in which the LDI participated, has identified a specific gene variant that protects against severe infection by COVID-19.

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Dr. Susan Kahn
January 2022Milestones

Dr. Susan Kahn renewed as Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Venous Thromboembolism

Dr. Susan Kahn, a Senior Investigator in the Lady Davis Institute, has been renewed as a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Venous Thromboembolism.

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Article about Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg in Industry Era magazine.
January 2022Milestones

Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg named among most inspiring CEOs of 2021

Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg, President and CEO of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal, has been named one of the 10 most inspiring CEOs of 2021.

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Dr. Roderick McInnes
December 2021News

Dr. Roderick McInnes promoted to Officer of the Order of Canada

Dr. Roderick McInnes, who recently stepped down as Director of the Lady Davis Institute, has been promoted to Officer of the Order of Canada.

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At the main entrance of the Hope & Cope Wellness Centre, Program Manager Carly Berlin (left) discusses the Centre’s activities with Volunteer Anne Collette. (Click on this or any photo to enlarge it.)
December 2021Hope & Cope

Hope & Cope’s volunteers rebound from stressful impact of COVID 19

Many Hope & Cope volunteers were troubled by not being allowed to see cancer patients in person during the pandemic, but now those ties are being re-established.

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Orderly Janice Kernohan hands a care kit filled with personal hygiene items to a patient in the Emergency Department.
December 2021Feature articles

When a toothbrush can make a patient cry with joy

Care kits distributed in the JGH Emergency Department are having a positive impact on the patient experience.

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At the Public Information Meeting of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal on November 17, presentations were made by (bottom, from left) Dan Gabay, Assistant Executive Director; Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg, President and CEO; Francine Dupuis, Associate CEO; (top centre) Jean-Philippe Payment, Interim Service Quality and Complaints Commissioner; and (top right) Carrie Bogante, Director of Finance. The online event was moderated by (top left) Shaun McMahon, who is Associate to the Director of Human Resources, Communications and Legal Affairs, and also Manager of Communications and Media Relations. (Click on this or any photo to enlarge it.)
CIUSSS West-Central MontrealNovember 2021

Upgrades in user-centred care to continue despite pandemic pressures, CIUSSS official pledges

Despite the pandemic, numerous improvements are continuing in user-centred care, an audience was told at the CIUSSS’s annual Public Information Meeting.

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Celebrating the inauguration of the new daycare centre at the JGH are (clockwise, from the top) Josie Gemma, Daycare Centre Director; David Diachidos, Chief of Laundry and Linen Services and President of the centre’s Board of Directors; CIUSSS President and CEO Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg; Associate CEO Francine Dupuis; Beverly Kravitz, Director of Human Resources, Communications, Legal Affairs and Global Security; Nursing Director Lucie Tremblay; and Julie Ricciardi, Assistant to Dr. Rosenberg.
NewsNovember 2021

After years of planning, daycare centre opens at the JGH

After years of anticipation, a new daycare centre has arrived on the grounds of the Jewish General Hospital.

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Nurse Maggie Quinsey in the JGH Emergency Department, with a copy of the whodunit that features a character she inspired.
Feature articlesNovember 2021

How a Jewish General nurse inspired a Montreal mystery writer

Maggie Quinsey, an Emergency Department nurse, has become the inspiration for a character in a Montreal mystery novel.

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Nancy Rubin, Director of The JGH Auxiliary, with dresses that will be sold at pop-up boutiques in the hospital this fall and winter.
AuxiliaryNovember 2021

JGH Auxiliary regaining momentum after COVID-19 setbacks

Despite its setbacks during the COVID-19 pandemic, The JGH Auxiliary is embarking on new efforts to keep raising funds for better patient care.

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