wednesday april 8, 2015
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Women’s College Hospital celebrates 100 years of volunteerism
In commemoration of its 100th anniversary, the Association of Volunteers at Women’s College Hospital (WCH) will be featured in the Community Exhibits Program at Queen’s Park from March until July. > MORE

Take Note

Women’s College Research Institute holds annual event to recognize research achievements
Recently, the Women’s College Research Institute (WCRI) held its sixth Annual Research Paper Presentations and Mentorship Awards Ceremony to recognize and honour the achievements of its scientists and trainees. > MORE

Spotlight on Health Disciplines an d Nursing

Psychotherapists of WCH’s Trauma Therapy program
For clients with the Trauma Therapy Program at Women’s College Hospital (WCH), it’s instilled, early on, that a sense of curiosity and a willingness to experiment are the main tools needed on the road to recovery. > MORE

From WCH Foundation

Run for WOMEN with Team Women’s College
Join us on Saturday, April 25 in Unionville for the Shoppers Drug Mart Run for WOMEN! > MORE


From the Association of Volunteers

Celebrating WCH Volunteers
Women’s College Hospital invites all staff, physicians and volunteers for a special event on Tuesday, April 14 in honour of our amazing volunteers. See here for details.

Wanted: gently used books
Please drop off your book donations at the volunteer information desk on the main floor or in room 6309. We’re looking for gently used books for our book carts, which are conveniently located on the fourth and fifth floors. > MORE

Special book sale: rare Lucy Maud Montgomery books
Collector’s edition texts- the first new editions in many years- are available for sale.

Women’s Health Matters

Just released: March issue of the WHM E-Bulletin
Read about: managing diabetes, managing multiple medications and more. Read the issue here.

My Health Matters

Managing a new cardiac diagnosis
Jennifer Price, PhD, an advanced practice nurse in the Women’s Cardiovascular Health Initiative at Women’s College Hospital, explains her tips for a better recovery after a heart health diagnosis. Watch the video.

WCH in the Media

A personal medical choiceCTV National News – Dr. Steven Narod

Angelina Jolie’s latest surgery ‘a huge benefit’ to prevent ovarian cancer CBC News – Dr. Kelly Metcalf

The Pill’s ChillElle Canada – Dr. Sheila Dunn

You may not need an annual Pap test or mammogramChatelaine – Dr. Danielle Martin

For more WCH news articles, click here.

Up and Coming at WCH
Coming up at WCH

This week at WCH: Click here for a list of events taking place at Women’s College Hospital between April 6 and 10.  


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