Taube Kaplan
85th Anniversary - ArchivesNovember 2019

From the archives: Taube Kaplan, a leading light in the first decades of the 20th century

Only the modest personality of Taube Kaplan kept her from being celebrated during her lifetime as a “rank-and-file” founder of the Jewish General Hospital. Today she is remembered as one of the JGH’s earliest and most important grass-roots fundraisers,

85th Anniversary - ArchivesOctober 2019

From the archives: Visit from a princess

During the early 1940s, the JGH Auxiliary’s Honourary Patroness was Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone, who was the wife of Canada’s Governor-General, the Earl of Athlone.

In 1968, ground is broken to start construction of the ICFP. Leading the ceremony are (from left) Samuel Steinberg, President of the JGH Board of Directors; Dr. William Slatkoff, JGH Executive Director; Allan Bronfman, founding President of the Board of Directors; Bernard Bloomfield, community leader and philanthropist; and Dr. Henry Kravitz, Chief of the Department of Psychiatry.
August 2019Spotlight feature

ICFP’s 50th anniversary is a highlight of Psychiatry’s JGH timeline

The inauguration of the Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry in 1969 was a pivotal event in the 73-year history of the JGH Department of Psychiatry.