Dr. Vicky Tagalakis
July 2023Milestones

Dr. Vicky Tagalakis appointed Chief of Department of Medicine

Dr. Vicky Tagalakis, a clinician-researcher who focuses on the epidemiology of venous thrombotic disorders, has been appointed Chief of the Department of Medicine.

Dr. Ernesto Schiffrin (centre) receives a certificate recognizing him as Physician-in-Chief Emeritus of the JGH. Joining him are Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg, President and CEO of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal, and Dr. Vicky Tagalakis, who succeeds Dr. Schiffrin as Chief of the Department of Medicine.
July 2023News

Dr. Ernesto Schiffrin named JGH Physician-in-Chief Emeritus

As he steps down as Chief of the JGH Department of Medicine, Dr. Ernesto Schiffrin has been named Physician-in-Chief Emeritus.

Dr. Ernesto Schiffrin
MilestonesSeptember 2021

Dr. Ernesto Schiffrin named Distinguished Scientist by American Heart Association

Dr. Ernesto Schiffrin, JGH Physician-in-Chief, has been named a 2021 Distinguished Scientist by the American Heart Association.

Screenshot from a JGH video: Healthcare providers use a manikin to simulate the treatment of a COVID-positive patient who had a cardiac arrest shortly after arriving at the hospital.
CIUSSS West-Central MontrealMay 2020

JGH Zoom presentation on treating COVID-19 patients draws over 500 participants from Quebec hospitals

To help fight COVID-19, healthcare providers across Quebec are viewing videos of simulation exercises, conducted by the JGH Emergency Medicine Simulation team.

Dr. Arthur Rosenberg
MilestonesSeptember 2018

In memoriam: Dr. Arthur Rosenberg

The Jewish General Hospital is saddened by the passing on September 3 of Dr. Arthur Rosenberg, 82, former Chief of the Division of Hematology, who was admired and respected by patients and colleagues for his warmth and humanity during his 49-year career at the JGH.

Dr. Ernesto Schiffrin
NewsOctober 2017

Major research award for JGH Physician-in-Chief

Dr. Ernesto Schiffrin, JGH Physician-in-Chief, has been chosen as the recipient of the 2017 Prix Galien Canada – Research for his outstanding contributions to pharmaceutical research in Canada.

Dr. Gerald Batist
MilestonesNovember 2016


In the space of just a few months this past spring, Dr. Gerald Batist was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada and a Knight of the National Order of Quebec.