Hospital Hero Program

he·ro – ˈhirō/

Definition: a person who is admired for courage, outstanding achievements, or personal qualities, often sacrificing his or her own personal concerns for some greater good.

Heroes walk the halls of the Royal Victoria Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) every day. Whether it’s a physician, nurse, hospital staff member or volunteer, someone who provides exceptional care or goes above and beyond the call of duty can be a hero.

Did you meet your hero at the hospital recently?

Maybe it was the surgeon who saved your life, the nurse who found the time to answer all of your questions, or the member of the housekeeping team who went the extra mile to make your hospital stay more comfortable, your day brighter, or your recovery easier.

The MUHC Foundation’s Hospital Hero program connects patients and their families with the staff, physicians, and volunteers who have changed their lives for the better.

 Who is your Hospital Hero?

If you feel someone made a meaningful difference in your care, express your gratitude by making a donation in their honour to the MUHC Foundation’s Hospital Hero program. Your support will go directly towards improving care at the hospital and will inspire our hospital heroes to continue to provide the compassionate and personalized care that you or your loved one received.

Hospital Heroes will receive a thank you card letting them know a donation was made in their honour along with a special hero pin that they can wear with pride.

“Simply put, Dr. Meterissian saved my life. I can think of no better way to say thank you, than by making him my Hospital Hero.” – Samia Sayegh, grateful patient

 

 

Samia Sayegh with Dr. Sarkis Meterissian, Director of the Breast Clinic of the MUHC

Honour your Hospital Hero and make a donation today by clicking here!

CLICK HERE TO SEE WHO HAS BEEN HONOURED AS A HOSPITAL HERO IN 2017

Click here to view a photo gallery of some of our 2017 Hospital Heroes

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At the MUHC & RVH Foundations, patients and their families are at the heart of our mission, and we understand the importance of having world-class patient care available to them when they need it most.  It is an honour and a privilege to inspire our community to philanthropically support the greatest needs of the MUHC. Our donors motivate us, as well as our researchers and healthcare providers, to offer the best care for life.

Julie Quenneville

President, MUHC & RVH Foundations