Dr. Kaelan Gobeil Odai (centre), a resident in emergency medicine, intubates a manikin during an exercise in the JGH’s new Emergency Medicine Simulation Centre. Assisting him are Respiratory Therapist Irina Potlog (left) and Charbel Atallah, an Interim Nurse Consultant in the Medical Surgical Intensive Care Unit, (Click on this photo to enlarge it.)
July 2023News

New simulation centre helps prepare Emergency staff for difficult real-life cases

A new Emergency Medicine Simulation Centre that’s bright, roomy and technologically sophisticated has opened at the JGH.

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More than 50 senior healthcare professionals met on February 17 to conduct a tabletop simulation, in case a patient with a confirmed case of the coronavirus arrives at the JGH. The event was co-chaired and co-organized by Dr. Marc Afilalo (centre in white coat) and Dr. Paul Brisebois (left, in dark jacket).
February 2020News

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 …

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In the JGH Emergency Department, Dr. Marc Afilalo (centre, in lab coat) discusses the activities of the Rapid Assessment Zone with Danielle McCann (centre, in glasses).
June 2019News

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.

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Dr. Marc Afilalo in the green pod of the JGH Emergency Department. The doors along the rear wall open into patients’ rooms.
NewsSeptember 2018

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.

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Dr. Marc Afilalo (right), JGH Chief of Emergency Services, discusses health care with Rabbi Yaakov Litzman, accompanied by Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg (centre, in red tie) and Alan Maislin (left).
May 2017News

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.

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Dr. Marc Afilalo in the green pod of the JGH Emergency Department. The doors along the rear wall open into patients’ rooms.
December 2016Milestones

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.

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Inaugural Luxury Avenue event
Fall 2014Foundation

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.

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In May, Pierre Arcand (left), Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and MNA for Mount Royal, met with Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg.
Fall 2014News

Noteworthy visitors

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.

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