Among the first patients to be moved to Pavilion K was expectant mother Chantal Piché, who was taken to the new Family Birthing Centre. Accompanying her on her brief journey were Alan Maislin (left), President of the Board of Directors of West-Central Montreal Health; Board member Alyssa Yufe (second from left); Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg (third from right), President and CEO of West-Central Montreal Health; and members of the healthcare and transport teams.
April 2016Spotlight feature

Journey to Pavilion K reaches its climax

Pavilion K has become the new home of Intensive Care, Coronary Care, Neonatal Intensive Care, the Family Birthing Centre, the operating rooms and numerous other units and services.

A patient undergoes hemodialysis in a JGH unit that will be relocated with the support of private donors.
April 2016Feature articles

Donor support is essential to the JGH’s evolution

As the Jewish General Hospital continues its evolution (notably, with the opening of Pavilion K earlier this year), the commitment and generosity of donors has assumed even greater importance.

April 2016Health tips

Aside from making you feel good, sleep is essential to overall health

Sleeplessness is more just than an inconvenience. Adequate sleep is a key component of a healthy lifestyle, and too little of it can have serious consequences.

Dr. H. Uri Saragovi
April 2016Research at the Lady Davis Institute

New hope for dry eye sufferers

People who suffer from chronic dry eye disease have new hope for relief, with the development of a promising treatment.

Montreal’s Top Employers
April 2016News

JGH among Montreal’s Top Employers for fourth straight year

For the fourth year in a row, the JGH has been named one of Montreal’s Top Employers.

At Montreal’s welcome centre for the Syrian refugees, the nurses and social workers of West-Central Montreal Health met with Gaétan Barrette (left), Minister of Health and Social Services; Kathleen Weil (third from left), Minister of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusiveness; Finance Minister Pierre Moreau (fourth from left); and Lucie Charlebois (second from right), Minister for Rehabilitation, Youth Protection, Public Health and Healthy Lifestyles.
April 2016CIUSSS West-Central Montreal

Welcome mat rolled out for Syrian refugees

Healthcare professionals from facilities in West-Central Montreal Health have played key roles in conducting health and psychosocial assessments of the many refugees who arrived in Montreal from Syria.

Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg
April 2016Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Landmark clinical trial under way for type 1 diabetes treatment

Patients with long-standing type 1 diabetes are undergoing a clinical trial for a therapeutic approach that combines an agent for stimulating the growth of insulin-secreting cells in the pancreas, along with a drug to prevent the autoimmune system from rejecting the newly formed cells.

Allen Rubin, President of the JGH Board of Governors
April 2016News

“Re-imagined, re-invigorated” JGH Board of Governors holds first meeting

As the JGH Board of Governors prepared to get down to business at its historic inaugural meeting, President Allen Rubin reminded his fellow members that the new Board is “empowered to make crucial decisions that affect the ability of the Jewish General Hospital to provide its patients with care of superior quality.”

Dr. Leon van Kempen, Chief Operating Officer of the Dubrovsky Molecular Pathology Centre at the JGH, drops into The Auxiliary’s Fall Fair and Raffle, whose proceeds are being used to purchase a fluorescence microscope for the Centre. Joining Dr. van Kempen are Auxiliary Co-Presidents Beatrice Lewis (left) and Reisa Lerner (right), and Auxiliary Director Nancy Rubin. The Fall Fair and Raffle is co-chaired by Linny Blauer and Phyllis Karper.
April 2016Auxiliary

The Auxiliary … it’s about caring

As The Auxiliary approaches its 80th anniversary, it continues to gain strength and vitality through the dedication, effort, energy, talent and creativity of its legion of volunteers.

April 2016Milestones


Dr. Olivier Beauchet, who holds certification in neurology and in internal medicine and geriatrics, has joined the JGH Division of Geriatrics