Bricks
90th anniversaryJuly 2024

90th anniversary flashback: Building the JGH, brick by brick

In the 1929 fund-raising campaign to build the JGH, Montreal’s Jews showed their support by buying symbolic bricks.

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Dr. Michael Hier
July 2024Milestones

Dr. Michael Hier honoured for undergraduate teaching

Dr. Michael Hier, JGH Chief of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, has been honoured by McGill University for undergraduate teaching.

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A simulation exercise is conducted in the ambulance bay adjoining the JGH Emergency Department (ED). Residents in emergency medicine play the ED’s medical staff (in hazmat suits), while medical students portray the victims of a toxic chemical spill. To remove the noxious substance to which he has been exposed, a mock patient washes himself in the inflatable shower tent (centre), while his child (a doll, right of centre) is entrusted to medical personnel. Meanwhile, a mock patient in a wheelchair (left) is washed by medical staff using hand-held shower nozzles. (Click on this or any photo to enlarge it.)
July 2024Spotlight feature

Simulation exercise offers vital training in coping with effects of toxic chemical spill

Emergency medicine residents in a simulation exercise experience the real-world pressure of assisting the victims of a toxic chemical spill.

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Dr. Michelle Elizov
July 2024Milestones

Dr. Michelle Elizov appointed Chief of General Internal Medicine

Dr. Michelle Elizov has succeeded Dr. Rubin Becker as Chief of the JGH Division of General Internal Medicine.

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Dr. Amine Nasri
July 2024Milestones

Dr. Amine Nasri joins Division of Cardiology

Dr. Amine Nasri has joined the staff of the JGH Division of Cardiology.

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