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 …

The Auxiliary kicked off its 80th-anniversary celebrations on August 18 with a luncheon hosted by Bina Ellen (seated) at her home. Joining her were Auxiliary Co-Presidents Reisa Lerner (left) and Beatrice Lewis.
AuxiliaryOctober 2016

The Auxiliary … it’s about caring

With the 80th-anniversary celebration of The Auxiliary now under way, we would like to express our deep gratitude to the many preceding generations of women whose hard work and dedication have enabled today’s Auxiliary to do so much for the patients of the JGH.

Dr. H. Gilbert Welch cautions the audience in the Block Amphitheatre that too much medical care can sometimes be as hazardous as too little.
April 2016News

Excessive medical treatment can be hazardous, doctor warns

All too often, excessive or unnecessary medical treatment has the potential to be as harmful as too little care.

Fall 2014Milestones

Dr. Elise Jodi Levinoff joins the JGH Division of Geriatric Medicine

Dr. Elise Jodi Levinoff has joined the JGH Division of Geriatric Medicine, in addition to her role as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at McGill University.