Technician José Ruiz (left) and Dr. Francisco Merino, a Canadian Research Fellow, demonstrate the computerized heart-assist pump that was used at the JGH in 1968.
85th Anniversary - ArchivesJanuary 2019

From the archives: Historic operation saves heart patient’s life in 1968

In January 1968, the JGH made medical history as the first hospital in the world to use an external, artificial heart-assist pump to resuscitate a patient who was dying of an acute heart attack.

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In December 2015, Arlene Greenberg paused to reflect on the highlights of her career, just as she was about to retire as Chief Medical Librarian of the JGH Health Sciences Library.
April 2016Feature articles

From paper to pixels in the Health Sciences Library

In December 2015, Arlene Greenberg paused to reflect on the highlights of her career, just as she was about to retire as Chief Medical Librarian of the JGH Health Sciences Library.

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