Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Connect - Women's College Hospital
Keeping you informed and up-to-date

Top News

Art-inspired healing – Women’s College Hospital partners with Art Gallery of Ontario to create new program for trauma patients. > MORE

Quality @ WCH

Infection prevention: It’s in your hands – Women’s College Hospital’s Quality Improvement initiative on hand hygiene. > MORE


Praise for WCRI’s summer students at Student Research Day – Undergraduate and graduate students are introduced to the world of medical research through WCRI’s Summer Student Program. > MORE

From the Foundation

Women’s with Altitude – There is only one month left to support our brave team of climbers who will be making the trek up Mount Kilimanjaro. The team includes WCH Board Chair, Jane Pepino, Dr. John Semple, WCH Board Member Lesley Byrne, and Chief of Communications and Marketing, Lili Shalev Shawn. Support their incredible journey by clicking here.

WCH in the Media

Dr. Heidi Roberts comments in several articles about new research showing that spots found on lungs are often non-cancerous. To read more, click here.

Dr. Meb Rashid receives more media coverage for his effort – along with doctors across Canada – to fight for refugee health benefits.  For the full story, click here.

For more WCH news articles, click here.

Women’s Health Matters

Last month, Women’s Health Matters spoke to Dr. Mona Loutfy about new guidelines for fertility care for women with HIV.


Take Note

WCH @ the Olympics – Dr. Julia Alleyne had the honour of walking with Team Canada’s athletes in the opening ceremony of the London Olympics. As head of the Canadian Olympic Committee’s medical staff, she is representing our national alongside Canada’s 277 athletes, 93 coaches and 300 support staff. Go Team Canada!


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