monday august 10, 2015
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Top News

Dr. Paula Rochon named inaugural RTO/ERO Chair in Geriatric Medicine
In her new role, Dr. Rochon will continue her work in advancing care for Canada’s aging population. > MORE


Take Note

Leading the way in colposcopy care through partnerships and innovation
Vicky Noguera, RN, director of perioperative services & gynecology, describes how the hospital is revolutionizing colposcopy care. Watch the video.

Registration opens for Mother Matters fall 2015
Do you know a new mom who is finding the adjustment difficult? Read a recent spotlight article about the program and check out the registration page.


Women’s College Hospital welcomes the Brief Psychotherapy Centre for Women to its new home
To celebrate the move, the BPCW team recently attended an intimate welcome breakfast where they shared memories of their old home with senior team members.


WCRI a new member of Research Canada
Women’s College Research Institute (WCRI) is pleased to be a new member of Research Canada, a national, broad-based alliance dedicated to advancing health research through collaborative advocacy. > MORE

WCRI experts host panel discussion on teen sexual assault, release video
Timed to coincide with Sexual Assault Awareness Month in May, experts from Women’s College Hospital hosted a CIHR Café Scientifique titled Speaking out about teen sexual assault at a local Toronto high school. > MORE

WCRI wraps up another successful summer of student research
Every summer for the last 12 years, undergraduate and graduate students have been coming to Women’s College Research Institute (WCRI) to participate in its popular, unique summer student research program. > MORE

From WCH Foundation

WCHF’s 2014/2015 Report to our Community
This year’s report takes the form of a storybook that speaks of the values and vision shared by our entire family of 22,000 donors and supporters. > MORE

From the Association of Volunteers

Moving Sale
The Association of Volunteers has accumulated many items over the past years and is hosting a sale to find good homes for all. We hope to see you there! Come join us on Thursday, August 20 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the main lobby. > MORE

Women’s Health Matters

This month, Women’s Health Matters spoke to registered kinesiologist Faith Delos-Reyes, program coordinator and exercise specialist with the Women’s Cardiovascular Health Initiative at Women’s College Hospital, about summer fitness, and things to consider when planning a warm weather workout.

My Health Matters

Fertility treatment and heart health
Click here to read an article about fertility treatment and its relation to heart health.

WCH in the Media

RU-486 abortion pill approved by Health CanadaCBC News – Dr. Erika Feuerstein & Dr. Sheila Dunn

Office air conditioning biased against women, says scienceToronto Star – Dr. Paula Harvey

How to live (and prosper) with chronic fatigue syndromeGlow Magazine – Dr. Lynn Marshall

For more WCH news articles, click here.


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