Maxime Rémillard
Feature articlesOctober 2020

Major donation for research consortium to improve outcomes of lung cancer patients

A major donation has led to creation of a JGH-based consortium to improve the outcomes of lung cancer patients through customized treatments.

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Building Technician David Gadoua and Chloé Décarie-Drolet, Head Nurse in the Post-Partum Unit, sit in the JGH’s refurbished lounge. The new breastfeeding room is at right.
Feature articlesOctober 2020

JGH lounge gets makeover with colourful seating and new breastfeeding room

A new lounge near the hospital’s main entrance now includes the JGH’s first designated room for breastfeeding mothers.

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In late August, the finishing touches were placed on the painted mural that covers much of the eastern wall of Pavilion G, facing the hospital’s main entrance. The mural depicts a grateful patient and a healthcare worker, who embrace while wearing protective clothing. Swirling around them are large versions of the leaves that appear in the JGH logo. (Click on the photo to enlarge it.)
September 2020Spotlight feature

Mural celebrates emotional ties between patients and staff during pandemic

A new mural near the main doors of the JGH celebrates the emotional connection between patients and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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With faces covered to prevent the spread of COVID-19, leaders cut the ribbon to officially open the JGH’s Carole and Andrew Harper Psychiatry Inpatient Unit. From left: Tung Tran, Director of the Mental Health and Addition Program of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal; Larry Sidel, Executive Vice-President of the JGH Foundation; Dr. Karl Looper, JGH Chief of Psychiatry; Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg, President and CEO of the CIUSSS; Edward Wiltzer, Past Chairman of the Board of the JGH Foundation; and Bram Freedman, President and CEO of the Foundation.
July 2020News

“Dignity, autonomy and personal recovery” underpin new JGH psychiatry unit

JGH psychiatry patients are now being treated in the newly renovated Carole and Andrew Harper Psychiatry Inpatient Unit. It’s brighter and airier, with private beds and more space that emphasizes privacy and healing.

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Dr. Blanca Vacaflor
June 2020Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Telehealth intervention to reduce isolation of older adults

The elderly are especially prone to depression during the COVID-19 lockdown. That’s why the Telehealth Intervention Program for Isolated Older Adults is providing emotional support.

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In Carrefour Lea Polansky at the JGH, employees from many clinical and non-clinical departments receive a variety of free items that were provided by donors, as thanks for the remarkable work of staff in fighting the coronavirus.
Feature articlesMay 2020

JGH staff receive bonanza of free items as thanks for fighting COVID-19

Over 1,500 JGH employees recently walked away with armloads of free chocolates, beauty products, paper goods and more, a thank-you from generous sponsors to staff for fighting COVID-19.

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Booklet
85th Anniversary - ArchivesMay 2019

From the archives: Promotional booklet for the JGH School of Nursing

A promotional booklet published during the 1950s touted recreational aspects of the JGH School of Nursing, including sunbathing on the roof of Pavilion A, swimming privileges at the YM-YWHA, dances and an elegant drawing room.

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Online page—explaining how individuals with scleroderma can maintain hand function—from the first online toolkit by the Scleroderma Patient-centered Intervention Network.
January 2019Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Online program on the way for people with rare autoimmune disease

Coming in 2019: an online program for JGH patients with scleroderma, a rare autoimmune disease characterized by hardening of connective tissues. Included are instructional videos and advice on developing a personalized exercise routine and setting realistic goals.

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MilestonesNovember 2018

Senate bestows 150th Anniversary Medal on Bernard Stotland

Bernard Stotland, former President of the JGH Board, has received a 150th Anniversary Medal from the Senate of Canada, in recognition for his achievements as a hospital leader and his support for arts and cultural organizations in Montreal.

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Denis Coderre at the front entrance of the JGH.
Feature articlesNovember 2018

Former Mayor of Montreal is Foundation’s new Ambassador

Denis Coderre, Montreal’s former mayor, has found a new calling: He has joined the JGH Foundation as Ambassador, drawing on his experience and political savvy to provide advice and help open doors to a broader and more varied pool of potential donors.

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