Cover of a booklet that was published in the 1950s to promote the JGH School of Nursing. The student nurses are standing at the Côte-des-Neiges entrance of what is now known as Pavilion A. This wing, which opened in 1950, included classrooms, a dormitory and a lecture hall. (Click on this or any photo to enlarge it.)
Feature articlesSeptember 2021

Laughter, tears and life-long lessons: Remembering the JGH School of Nursing

Graduates of the now-defunct JGH School of Nursing (class of 1971) mark their 50th anniversary by reminiscing about what made their education so unique.

85th Anniversary - ArchivesSeptember 2019

From the archives: Why are there sinks in some administrative offices in Pavilion A?

Drop into one of the older administrative offices in Pavilion A, and you’ll find it outfitted with a desk, computer, bookshelves—and a sink.

Ossana Zeitounian, seamstress extraordinaire, in 2009 with a few of the dozens of dolls for which she sewed healthcare related uniforms.
85th Anniversary - ArchivesJuly 2019

From the archives: The JGH’s best dressed team of tiny healthcare staff

Members of the JGH’s best dressed healthcare team—more than 100 strong—are just 15 to 30 centimetres tall and are based in a pair of display cases in the first-floor passageway between Pavilions C and G.

85th Anniversary - ArchivesJune 2019

From the archives: What every good nurse should know

Page from a promotional booklet in 1955 highlighting the courses offered to students at the JGH School of Nursing.

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.

85th Anniversary - ArchivesJanuary 2019

From the archives: Lamps for students in the JGH School of Nursing

At a special ceremony in the 1950s, students in the JGH School of Nursing were given a small lamp reminiscent of the one held by Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing.

Nursing students in class in the mid-1960s in the JGH School of Nursing.
NewsSeptember 2015

Calling JGH Nursing graduates of 1965!

Members of the 1965 graduating class of the JGH School of Nursing are invited to a gala 50th-anniversary reunion at the hospital on Oct. 30 and 31 and Nov. 1.