Detailed plans reviewed to ensure JGH is ready for coronavirus patients
Tabletop simulation involves numerous inter-disciplinary experts A pivotal gathering of more than 50 senior JGH medical specialists and healthcare professionals has enabled the hospital to further heighten its state of preparedness, in case patients with confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) are admitted for treatment. The JGH is one of …
Health minister focuses on emergency services and infection prevention in JGH tour
Coping with the high volume of emergency patients and preventing the spread of infection were the focus of attention on June 25 during a visit to the JGH by Danielle McCann, Minister of Health and Social Services.
JGH Chief to head McGill’s new Provisional Department of Emergency Medicine
Dr. Marc Afilalo, Chief of the JGH Emergency Department, has been appointed the inaugural Chair of the newly established Provisional Department of Emergency Medicine at McGill University.
Strengthening healthcare ties with Israel
Canadian and Israeli strategies for controlling budgets and reducing waiting times were compared and explored on November 23, 2016, during a visit to the JGH by Rabbi Yaakov Litzman, Israel’s Minister of Health.
Full professorship for JGH Chief of Emergency Medicine
Dr. Marc Afilalo, JGH Chief of Emergency Medicine, has become the first physician in his specialty to be appointed a full professor in the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University.
Inaugural Luxury Avenue event roars to success
The JGH Foundation held its first annual Luxury Avenue event on May 26 at the ICAR Circuit in Mirabel. The first of its kind in Montreal, the event brought together a sold-out crowd of 200 of the city’s most passionate car enthusiasts for a spectacular day of on-track and off-road racing.
In working with all levels of government to strengthen the public healthcare system, JGH leaders regularly meet with political visitors from across Quebec and Canada.