Dr. Stephen Robbins has been appointed Director of the Lady Davis Institute, effective January 2021.
Dr. Mark Basik, a surgical oncologist at the JGH and a senior investigator in the Lady Davis Institute, has been appointed President of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Cancer Research Society.
The Online Health Information Aid has been developped to provide advice on conducting better online searches, evaluating the trustworthiness of websites, and using information effectively.
JGH Zoom presentation on treating COVID-19 patients draws over 500 participants from Quebec hospitals
To help fight COVID-19, healthcare providers across Quebec are viewing videos of simulation exercises, conducted by the JGH Emergency Medicine Simulation team.
Dr. Joel Turner, of the JGH Emergency Department, has won the 2019 Educator of the Year Award from the Canadian Point of Care Ultrasound Society. By teaching doctors how to use ultrasound at the bedside, he helps them make diagnoses more quickly and accurately.
Individuals with cancer need to be perceived primarily as people, and not as cases or a collection of symptoms. That’s the focus of a research paper whose JGH co-authors have been honoured with a Best Publication award by the Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology.
Dr. Gerald Batist, Director of the Segal Cancer Centre and Deputy Director of the Lady Davis Institute at the JGH, has received the 2019 Award for Exceptional Leadership in Cancer Research from the Canadian Cancer Research Alliance.
Extensive growth was among the most notable features in the term of Dr. Samuel O. Freedman, who served as Director of the Lady Davis Institute from 1991 to 2000. Under his stewardship, the LDI emerged as one of Quebec’s premier medical research facilities.
Dr. Michael Pollak, Director of the Stroll Cancer Prevention Centre at the JGH, has been named to the Royal Society of Canada. The appointment recognizes the wide range of his work as a clinician, researcher and teacher.