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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Dr. Stephen Robbins, Director of the Lady Davis Institute
November 2021Research at the Lady Davis Institute

New Director of Lady Davis Institute aiming to boost LDI’s global prominence and impact

As the new Director of the Lady Davis Institute, Dr. Stephen Robbins hopes to see the LDI gain even more global prominence.

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OROT, the connected health innovation hub of the JGH (within CIUSSS West-Central Montreal), links private-sector entrepreneurs with public-sector healthcare experts. This is helping to solve the puzzle of how creativity can be nurtured, so that new products and tools are developed to improve the delivery of care. (Click on this or any image to enlarge it.)
October 2021Spotlight feature

Bringing new technology to life through OROT, the JGH’s innovation hub

OROT, the innovation hub of the JGH and the CIUSSS, is linking entrepreneurs with healthcare experts to develop new products for better care.

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In the Command Centre at the JGH, the mental health care of patients and clients is discussed by (from left) Dr. Karl Looper, JGH Chief of Psychiatry; Tung Tran, Director of the Mental Health and Addiction Program for CIUSSS West-Central Montreal; Chloé Décarie-Drolet, Interim Associate to the Assistant Executive Director; and Mark Demaine, Coordinator of Specialized Services in the Adult Mental Health Continuum. (Click on any photo to enlarge it.)
September 2021Spotlight feature

New Command Centre is key to streamlining access to care in mental health

The new Command Centre is proving effective in preventing bottlenecks—especially in the Emergency Department—for those needing prompt psychiatric or psychological support.

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Cover of a booklet that was published in the 1950s to promote the JGH School of Nursing. The student nurses are standing at the Côte-des-Neiges entrance of what is now known as Pavilion A. This wing, which opened in 1950, included classrooms, a dormitory and a lecture hall. (Click on this or any photo to enlarge it.)
Feature articlesSeptember 2021

Laughter, tears and life-long lessons: Remembering the JGH School of Nursing

Graduates of the now-defunct JGH School of Nursing (class of 1971) mark their 50th anniversary by reminiscing about what made their education so unique.

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Dr. Ernesto Schiffrin
MilestonesSeptember 2021

Dr. Ernesto Schiffrin named Distinguished Scientist by American Heart Association

Dr. Ernesto Schiffrin, JGH Physician-in-Chief, has been named a 2021 Distinguished Scientist by the American Heart Association.

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While recovering from a cardiac procedure, Norma Maege finds it more comfortable to relax and sleep in one of the hospital’s new custom-made reclining chairs, rather than in a hospital bed. (Click on this or any photo to enlarge it.)
Feature articlesSeptember 2021

New reclining chairs allow visitors to spend the night in comfort

Visitors who stay overnight with their hospitalized loved ones at the JGH can rest easier in newly acquired medical-grade reclining chairs.

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Dr. Samantha Benlolo
August 2021Milestones

Dr. Samantha Benlolo joins Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Samantha Benlolo has been appointed to the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the JGH.

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Dr. Dina Namiranian
August 2021Milestones

Dr. Dina Namiranian joins Division of Neurology

Dr. Dina Namiranian has joined the Department of Specialized Medicine in the JGH Division of Neurology.

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