Art and Heritage Centre comforts patients

Art is not just for museums. In fact, for an institution as storied as the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), art is a way of recognizing and relishing our collective history. That’s something the MUHC’s RBC Art and Heritage Centre Curator Alexandra Kirsh firmly...

Montreal women are reducing their risk

As a 40-year-old mother and business owner used to going for long morning runs, Susan Rodrigues filled her days with meetings, travel, and caring for her son. She regularly went for morning hikes while moderating a 12-client conference call. She was a woman who ran a...

New mother grateful for care at MUHC

Julie Liebman was planning to go to the gym. Instead she ended up at the MUHC Birthing Centre. At 33 weeks pregnant, the first time mother had enjoyed an uneventful pregnancy. But, when she awoke on that September morning, she felt something wasn’t right. Julie...

Kelly McCarthy: a Hospital Hero with a radiant smile

When Kelly McCarthy received the news that someone had made a Hospital Hero donation in her name, she was shocked and humbled. “I thought it was wonderful, I immediately teared up,” she says. Kelly has given 15 years of service and counting to the McGill University...

Personalized medicine offers hope to cancer patients

It took a well-meaning friend, a fellow cancer survivor, and a leading cancer research scientist for René Després to get the help he so desperately sought. Chance brought the 66-year-old pancreatic cancer patient to the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and Dr....