Dr. Lucy Gilbert brings hope to patients

Marie-France Angers savours the small things that perhaps only those who have been really sick, and staring down death can truly appreciate. She enjoys spending time in nature, and walking through the woods at her condo north of the city in the Laurentians. She plans...

Comfort Cart supports patients

Four years ago, Jean Gordon was unexpectedly admitted to the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) to undergo heart surgery. She didn’t have any toiletries or supplies for basic needs during her stay. Through this experience, she saw first-hand the value and...

Family running to raise funds for leukemia

It would be an understatement to say that life has been challenging for Geneviève Dubé these last few years. The mother of twin teenage boys lost her husband Michel Lessard to leukemia last June. One of her sons had a serious accident several months earlier, requiring...

Message from a donor

How a legacy gift is inspiring hope for one Montreal area couple “Initially, it seemed like just a little pimple on my arm between the elbow and the shoulder, but this pea-sized growth was painful. As the pain intensified in the following weeks I saw doctors and...

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...