After a pioneering decade, Bessy Bitzas reflects on leadership of the Research Ethics Board
Before stepping down as Chair of the Research Board, Bessy Bitzas reflected on her role in keeping research safe and (scientifically) sound.
Liz Wiener plays key role in guiding Auxiliary into digital age
With guidance from Co-President Liz Wiener, The JGH Auxiliary is reinvigorating itself by making greater use of digital tools and social media.
New award in respiratory therapy named in honour of Dr. Denny Laporta
As Dr. Denny Laporta eases into semi-retirement in Intensive Care, an award has been established in his honour.
Federal health minister calls CIUSSS “absolutely essential partner” in digital transformation
Federal Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos has said he considers CIUSSS West-Central Montreal an “absolutely essential partner” in digital transformation.
New JGH lab launched to test potentially revolutionary cancer treatment
A potential breakthrough in cancer treatment, using magnetism to guide medication-carrying bacteria into tumours, will be tested in a new JGH lab.
Patients in pioneering JGH program are monitored remotely while completing recovery at home
Hospital@Home, a pace-setting JGH program, allows certain patients to complete their recovery at home and still be continuously monitored by a hospital care team.
In memoriam: Dr. Mervyn Gornitsky
Dr. Mervyn Gornitsky, Chief Emeritus of the JGH Department of Dentistry, has passed away at the age of 92.
The trauma of COVID-19: Patient unconvinced he was alive after 17 days of unconsciousness
The experience of a COVID-19 patient who endured 17 days of unconsciousness is among the stories published by the JGH Humanization of Care Committee.
Students send their hearts to JGH staff on Valentine’s Day
Students from five schools are expressing their thanks to JGH staff in hundreds of hand-drawn Valentine’s Day cards.
Virtual ward created in patients’ homes in pioneering COVID@HOME project
COVID@HOME, a new program, allows certain COVID-19 patients to be discharged from the JGH and return to home to a virtual ward.