Dr. Emily Kay-Rivest
MilestonesSeptember 2022

Dr. Emily Kay-Rivest joins Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Dr. Emily Kay-Rivest has joined the JGH Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery as a specialist in ear and skull base surgery.

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Dr. Solon Schur
MilestonesSeptember 2022

Dr. Solon Schur joins JGH as skull base neurosurgical oncologist

Dr. Solon Schur has joined the JGH Division of Neurosurgery as a member of staff and as Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery.

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Guillaume Fontaine (right) is congratulated by Frantz Saintellemy, Chancellor of the Université de Montréal, at the convocation where Mr. Fontaine received his doctoral degree on August 26.
MilestonesSeptember 2022

JGH nurse scientist honoured with Governor General’s Gold Medal

Guillaume Fontaine, a JGH Nurse Scientist, has received the Governor General’s Gold Medal.

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Archie Deskin, Executive Director of the Jewish General Hospital from 1975 to 1991.
MilestonesSeptember 2022

In memoriam: Archie Deskin

Guided the JGH through dramatic growth as Executive Director from 1975 to 1991 t is with great sadness that the Jewish General Hospital notes the passing on September 5 of Archie Deskin, 95, who was instrumental in guiding the hospital into the modern era as Executive Director from 1975 to …

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Dr. Haitham Baghlaf
July 2022Milestones

Dr. Haitham Baghlaf joins Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Haitham Baghlaf has joined the JGH Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

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Lucie Tremblay
July 2022Milestones

Lucie Tremblay, Director of Nursing, named Associate CEO of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal

Having served as the CIUSSS’s Director of Nursing since 2019, Lucie Tremblay will become Associate CEO this fall.

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Dr. Robin Billick, Chief of Dermatology, in one of his Division’s examination rooms at the JGH. (Click on photo to enlarge it.)
June 2022Milestones

JGH Chief of Dermatology honoured by Israel Cancer Research Fund

Dr. Robin Billick, JGH Chief of Dermatology, is being honoured by the Israel Cancer Research Fund for decades of service in diagnosing cancer and saving lives.

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From left: Dr. Mathew Cherian, Dr. Camille Simard and Dr. Thusanth Thuraisingam
April 2022Milestones

McGill appointments for three JGH physicians

Three physicians in JGH medical divisions have received appointments to McGill University’s Department of Medicine.

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Dr. Mervyn Gornitsky and the plaque that honours him in the JGH Dental Clinic.
March 2022Milestones

In memoriam: Dr. Mervyn Gornitsky

Dr. Mervyn Gornitsky, Chief Emeritus of the JGH Department of Dentistry, has passed away at the age of 92.

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Dr. Susan Kahn
January 2022Milestones

Dr. Susan Kahn renewed as Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Venous Thromboembolism

Dr. Susan Kahn, a Senior Investigator in the Lady Davis Institute, has been renewed as a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Venous Thromboembolism.

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