Burt and Carole Gilman – In Sickness and in Health

Husband and wife Burt and Carole Gilman are an extremely devoted couple that recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They are so devoted, in fact, that Carole literally risked her own life in order to save Burt’s. It was in the spring of 2002, at the age...

Hope and healing comes to us in many forms

For Valerie Aitken, finding a way to heal her heart started with the sudden loss of her beloved husband, Gary, to heart failure. Only six short months later, she learned that she had to find a way to not only heal her heart, but also herself, when she received a grave...

Inspiring the next generation of philanthropic leaders

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Foundation’s next generation of givers has bonded together to create a Young Professionals Committee, comprised of fresh faces from varied walks of life – ages ranging from 20-35 years old. Although professionals in different...

Make patients smile at the MUHC this holiday season

The song (There’s No Place Like) Home for the Holidays is a holiday classic. It tells the story of the joy that ensues when returning home for the holidays. Spending quality time with family and friends is one of the greatest pleasures of the season, but...