Join us for three informative lectures at the Westmount Public Library.
HEALING BEYOND TRADITIONAL MEDICINE – Thursday, March 30, 2017
By Susan Doherty
Can using your mind help heal your body? Susan Doherty, a well-known Westmount resident, will tell us about her experience receiving a live-saving stem cell transplant for a rare disease at the MUHC in 2016. She learned to own her illness, to have faith, and to stay 100% positive.
INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY & MEDICINE – Thursday, April 27, 2017
By Penny Chipman
Research comes in many shapes, forms, sizes, and in many disease types. Research has shown that participating in a clinical trial offers the patient the opportunity to be treated with novel and state-of-the-art therapies. With the new equipment available to the research community and patients, diagnoses and treatments are discovered and treated quicker.
PATIENT EDUCATION IN THE 21ST CENTURY – Tuesday, May 30, 2017
By Doctors David Fleiszer & Nancy Posel
Healthcare is different today: care delivery can be more challenging for both clinicians and patients, but there are also more opportunities for partnerships and for a shared mandate for health promotion, disease prevention, etc. The presentation will focus on the current role of patient education and its impact on patient and family engagement and perceptions.
On February 16, more than 200 guests attended the first-ever Say Goodbye to Heartache cocktail dinatoire at the Montreal Racket Club. The event honoured the work and achievements of the MUHC’s Cardiology Division and those in attendance were treated to an exceptional...read more
Co-chairs Guy and Vanessa Laframboise & Stuart and Claire Webster along with MC Chantal Desjardins invite you to join us for a Valentine's Party benefitting the MUHC Cardiology Division Open bar / Great food / DJ and dancing And the opportunity to meet a DREAM...read more
Wear Red Day is Thursday, February 16 Donate $5 and wear red for the prevention of heart disease in women. One in five Canadian women dies of heart disease every year. Support the Women’s Healthy Heart Clinic at the MUHC! Join us at the following locations at the Glen...read more
Join us for a fun filled evening of music and comedy at the second annual Monster Show. Proceeds from the show will support stem cell research at the MUHC. When: December 21, 2016 at 7 p.m. Where: Centre Leonardo da Vinci, Théâtre Mirella & Lino Saputo, 8370 boul....read more
On November 5, more than 450 guests attended the first-ever Foie de Vivre at the Club de golf Metropolitain. Under the leadership of the Di Lillo family, the gala raised $300,000 and honoured the work and achievements of the MUHC’s Dr. Peter Metrakos. Those in...read more
On October 24, 2016, Pink in the City, in collaboration with the MUHC Foundation, held its first annual Raise Craze at the hospital at the MUHC's Glen site. 5 volunteers raised a minimum of $1,000 and got their heads shaved in support of breast cancer awareness. All...read more