In 2023, Dr. Ernesto Schiffrin (centre) received a certificate recognizing him as Physician-in-Chief Emeritus of the JGH. Joining him were Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg, President and CEO of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal, and Dr. Vicky Tagalakis, who succeeded Dr. Schiffrin as Chief of the Department of Medicine.
April 2024Milestones

Lifetime Achievement Award for Dr. Ernesto Schiffrin

Dr. Ernesto Schiffrin, Physician-in-Chief Emeritus of the JGH, has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from Hypertension Canada.

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Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg, President and CEO of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal, delivers the opening address at the network’s eighth annual Public Information Meeting on November 8. (Click to enlarge.)
CIUSSS West-Central MontrealNovember 2023

Embracing change and nurturing teamwork cited as keys to success of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal

At the CIUSSS’s Public Information Meeting, staff were praised for initiating change and fostering a strong sense of network-wide unity.

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Cover of Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg’s new book, Patients Matter Most: How Healthcare is Becoming Personal Again.
August 2023Spotlight feature

New book by Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg explores healthcare revolution that’s already under way

“Patient’s Matter Most”, a new book by Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg, is an overview of the dramatic changes that health care is currently undergoing.

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Medical student Hamnah Majeed shows Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg, President and CEO of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal, the newly installed vending machine that makes nutritious snacks easily available to JGH surgeons and other members of staff during late-night shifts.
August 2023Feature articles

Thanks to a medical student, vending machine of nutritious snacks installed at JGH

Unable to buy a nutritious late-night snack, medical student Hamnah Majeed found an unusual solution: installation of a new vending machine at the JGH.

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In 2023, Dr. Ernesto Schiffrin (centre) received a certificate recognizing him as Physician-in-Chief Emeritus of the JGH. Joining him were Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg, President and CEO of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal, and Dr. Vicky Tagalakis, who succeeded 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.

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Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg addresses his colleagues at the Strategic Vision Symposium.
April 2023News

Today’s “radical transformation” of health care is the only path to improvement, CIUSSS leaders told

It’s official: Care Everywhere is how CIUSSS West-Central Montreal is now referring to its visionary approach to care. Plus there’s a new logo to serve as a focal point.

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Federal Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos (right) meets with leaders of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal, including (from left) Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg, President and CEO; Erin Cook, Administrative Co-Director, Virtual Care, and Associate Director of Quality, Transformation, Evaluation, Performance and Ethics; Dr. Lawrence Rudski, Medical Director of Virtual Care; and Lucie Tremblay, Associate CEO.
NewsNovember 2022

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.

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The seventh annual Public Information Meeting of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal was held at the Jewish General Hospital on November 2. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic during the past two years, this was the first such meeting in person since 2019. (Click on this or any photo to enlarge it.)
CIUSSS West-Central MontrealNovember 2022

Embrace change to ensure ongoing improvement in care, CIUSSS staff urged

At the CIUSSS’s Public Information Meeting, leaders said ongoing improvements to care are possible only if change is embraced.

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Lucie Tremblay
July 2022Milestones

Lucie Tremblay, Director of Nursing, named Associate CEO of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal

Having served as the CIUSSS’s Director of Nursing since 2019, Lucie Tremblay will become Associate CEO this fall.

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During a tour of a newly inaugurated JGH lab where clinical trials will be held for a promising cancer treatment, Pierre Fitzgibbon (second from right), Minister of Economy and Innovation, is briefed about the technology by Michel Gareau (right), Founder and President of Starpax Medical, and by Dr. Gerald Batist, Director of the Segal Cancer Centre. (Click this or any photo to enlarge it.)
June 2022News

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.

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