Join us for three free informative lectures at the Westmount Public Library.
Westmount is proud to be a part of the Healthy Cities global network since 1991. Through the years, the project volunteers contributed significantly to the resolution of various material, social and environmental problems at the heart of our community. This Spring the Healthy City Project is teaming up with the MUHC Foundation to present three lectures on healthcare.
HEALING BEYOND TRADITIONAL MEDICINE – Thursday, March 30, 2017 – 7pm
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 – 7pm
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 – 7pm
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.
MUHC Foundation’s first Gala of the Three Stars celebrates Montreal’s Chinese Community and the MUHC
On April 21, 2017, more than 350 guests were treated to an exceptional evening at The Windsor Ballrooms as part of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Foundation’s first Gala of the Three Stars. This fundraising gala, which raised $200,000, kicked off the...read more
Le 20 avril était le lancement du Programme Héros de l'hôpital de la Fondation du CUSM. Batman et Spiderman sont venus célébrer avec nous lors que nous avons distribué des biscuits et du café au personnel et aux patients. Cliquez ici pour plus d'informations sur le...read more
Unfortunately this event has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. But you can still make a donation to support the Women's Healthy Heart Initiative! Click here to...read more
Make a donation to the Gala of the Three Stars today! The MUHC Foundation is proud to announce its first annual Gala of the Three Stars in collaboration with the Chinese community. Under the leadership of Executive Chair Pierrette Wong along with Co-Chairs Dr. John...read more
Making every minute count! Every seven minutes, a life is cut short in Canada due to heart disease. In fact, 90% of Canadians have at least one risk factor associated with the disease, making it the most common cause of death in our country. While these statistics are...read more
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