Dr. Christina Greenaway
Feature articlesJuly 2022

Services for Ukrainian refugees need urgent upgrade, doctors state in journal article

Health services for Ukrainians and other refugees urgently need an upgrade, says Dr. Christina Greenaway, a JGH expert on migrant health.

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Sam Minevich (left) and Henri Oppenheim, the JGH’s Music Therapists, practice in the picnic area near the Pavilion A entrance, where the JGH Jazz Festival will be held from June 27 to 30.
Feature articlesJune 2022

JGH Jazz Festival returns after two-year absence

After a two-year absence due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the JGH Jazz Festival returns on June 27 for a week of free concerts.

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Dr. Charles Gomberg near the main entrance of the JGH, where the 96-year-old veteran internist spent a career that spanned seven decades. (Click on this or any photo to enlarge it.)
Feature articlesMay 2022

Veteran physician looks back on his 70-year professional association with the JGH

Dr. Charles Gomberg’s personal connection with the hospital has lasted nine decades n 1931, when Lord Bessborough, the Governor-General of Canada, turned the first sod to start construction of the Jewish General Hospital, 6-year-old Charles Gomberg was there with his parents to see it. Three years later, Charles returned to …

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Brian Glazer, who was delighted with the care he received at the JGH when he was hospitalized with COVID-19, is among those whose experiences are described in COVID Stories, published by the JGH Humanization of Care Committee.
Feature articlesMarch 2022

The trauma of COVID-19: Patient unconvinced he was alive after 17 days of unconsciousness

The experience of a COVID-19 patient who endured 17 days of unconsciousness is among the stories published by the JGH Humanization of Care Committee.

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Some of the many Valentine’s Day cards that students at Carlyle International School hand-decorated this year to express their appreciation for the work of JGH staff. (Click this or any photo to enlarge it.)
Feature articlesFebruary 2022

Students send their hearts to JGH staff on Valentine’s Day

Students from five schools are expressing their thanks to JGH staff in hundreds of hand-drawn Valentine’s Day cards.

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In the MPN Clinic at the JGH, Karen Gal (left) consults with her hematologist, Dr. Shireen Sirhan. (Click on photo to enlarge it.)
Feature articlesJanuary 2022

Treatment and reassurance at JGH clinic for patients with rare blood cancers

A pace-setting JGH clinic is providing care and support to patients with rare blood cancers, while raising awareness and promoting research.

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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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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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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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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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