monday, april 19, 2010
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Top News

Celebrate Our Volunteers! – April 19-23 is National Volunteer Appreciation Week. > MORE

Organizational Restructuring – An Intranet site has been developed to keep you up-to-date and informed about organizational restructuring at the hospital. You can submit questions anonymously and read the responses to inquiries from staff, physicians and volunteers. Please click here to visit the site.


WCH in the Media

Dr. Wee-Shian Chan appeared on CTV discussing new research about DVT, blood clots during pregnancy. Click here to view the story.

Dr. Julia Alleyne was featured on Global TV discussing exercise during pregnancy.  To view the segment, click here and look for the story called Exercise & Birth Weight under the “Family Health” drop down menu. 

The Globe and Mail includes an article about fragrance-free workplaces, including comments from Nancy Bradshaw.  To read the story, click here

For up-to-date WCH news articles, visit


Please join the Women’s College Research Institute for the ninth annual Graduate Student Research Day on Monday, May 10. Students with an interest in women’s health will present their work and Rebecca Cook, chair in international human rights law, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, will give a keynote address.  For more information and to register please visit


Take Note

Get Keen, Go Green – The Green Team at Women’s College Hospital challenges staff, physicians and volunteers to get involved this Earth Week. > MORE

Celebrating Academic Excellence – Women’s College Hospital presents first annual Education Awards. > MORE


From the Foundation

Women’s College Hospital’s F. M. Hill Speaker Series is pleased to present the New Healthy You, a series of public information seminars, sponsored by Women’s College Hospital Foundation and Homemakers Magazine. Join us on Tuesday, May 18 for Bone Up! featuring Dr. Gillian Hawker. For more information, click here.


Up and Coming at WCH
Coming up at WCH

Human Resources is pleased to offer an informative lunch and learn session on retirement on May 10 at 12 noon. The event is being hosted by HealthCare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP). Click here for more information.

April 18 – 25 is National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week. For more information and to register your consent to donate, click here.