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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bram Freedman has become the new President and CEO of the JGH Foundation, making him the third generation of his family to include the JGH a key element in his career.
A former JGH “preemie” looks forward to helping others: 24 years after being born prematurely, Angelo Rizzolo is back at the JGH as a medical student, on a career path that may lead to a specialty in pediatrics or neonatology.
Ten years after its debut, the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer reached its landmark anniversary on July 7 and 8, with 1,308 participants raising more than $4.8 million for the Segal Cancer Centre and its partners across Quebec.