Alan Maislin, recipient of the D’Arcy-McGee–National Assembly Citizenship Medal. (Click on this or any photo to enlarge it.)
CIUSSS West-Central MontrealMay 2024

Alan Maislin awarded D’Arcy-McGee Citizenship Medal

Alan Maislin, President of the CIUSSS Board of Directors 2015 to 2024, has received the D’Arcy-McGee–National Assembly Citizenship Medal.

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Dr. Harvey Sigman
May 2024Milestones

In memoriam: Dr. Harvey Sigman

After devoting almost his entire medical career to the JGH, Dr. Harvey Sigman, former Chief of the Division of General Surgery, has died at the age of 91.

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From left: Dr. Maria Fadous, Dr. Lindsey Gerstein and Dr. Matthew Ades
May 2024Milestones

Three JGH doctors appointed to McGill as Assistant Professors

Dr. Maria Fadous, Dr. Lindsey Gerstein and Dr. Matthew Ades have been named Assistant Professors at McGill University.

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Dr. Maurice Anidjar, Chief of the Department of Urology, destroys prostate cancer cells by performing a minimally invasive procedure known as irreversible electroporation (IRE). Irreparable holes are created in the cells by an electrical field that is created by encircling the tumour with electrodes. (Click on this or any photo to enlarge it.)
May 2024Spotlight feature

Improved surgical procedures offer new hope in treating prostate cancer

Minimally invasive procedures—one new, one upgraded—are viable alternatives to radical surgery and radiation therapy.

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Prof. Laurent Azoulay
May 2024Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Combining diabetes medications reduces risk of certain adverse effects, study finds

Risk of adverse cardiovascular and renal events is lower when specific types of diabetes medication are combined, researchers say.

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