Retirement of Dr. Phyllis Zelkowitz, veteran Psychiatry researcher
Dr. Phyllis Zelkowitz is retiring after more than 30 years of research into maternal and reproductive mental health, as well as playing a leadership role in research at the JGH.
Auxiliary program brightens lives of mothers-to-be who spend weeks or months in hospital
Ante Partum Program uses arts and crafts as a creative relief from boredom For Adriana Rosales, being a patient at the JGH initially aroused a mix of sometimes contradictory emotions. On one hand, she felt reassured by the quality of the care that she was receiving for her high-risk pregnancy. …
CIUSSS employees bring warmth to preemies, one stitch at a time
Tiny, colourful knitted hats are comforting prematurely born infants and are bringing smiles to parents and families in the JGH Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, thanks to a gift from employees at CLSC Benny Farm.
Photo display offers hope to parents of premature infants
A photo display, known as the Wall of Hope, has been mounted in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit as an inspirational message that even babies who enter the world under difficult circumstances can grow into healthy childhood.
The Auxiliary … it’s about caring
With the 80th-anniversary celebration of The Auxiliary now under way, we would like to express our deep gratitude to the many preceding generations of women whose hard work and dedication have enabled today’s Auxiliary to do so much for the patients of the JGH.
You’ve come a long way, baby!
Leora Warshawsky, a “tiny miracle” who weighed only 1,080 grams (2 pounds, 6 ounces) when she was born prematurely at the JGH, returned to the hospital this past spring where she was officially thanked for performing a more-than-tiny miracle of her own.
Making young people—including the very youngest—our top priority
As our term as Co-Presidents of The Auxiliary draws to a close, we are channeling our energy into two major fundraising initiatives: the Tiny Miracle Fund and the Mindstrong Fitness Event.