tuesday, february 22, 2011
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Women Leading Change: An International Women’s Day event – Join us on Tuesday, March 8, for the Toronto premiere of the documentary This Is My Witness – a film about two Burmese women and their incredible journey of survivorship and the path to justice. For more information and to RSVP, click here.

WCH in the Media

Dr. Vince Bertucci is featured on Global TV discussing adult acne. To watch the clip, click here, then click on “Family Health” and look for the story called Adult Acne.

The Toronto Observer features Dr. Sophie Jamal discussing 100 years of women’s health at Women’s College Hospital. To read the story, click here.

Dr. Julia Alleyne discusses athletes and eating disorders on CBC Radio. To listen to the clip, click here.

CBC.ca includes a story with expertise from Dr. Paula Rochon about the controversy over the use of anti-psychotic drugs in the management of dementia patients. To read the story, click here.

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From the Foundation

A Great Big Thank You to Shoppers Drug Mart’s Tree of Life – This winter the team at Shoppers Drug Mart, Yonge & Dundas, presented Women’s College Hospital Foundation $33,845 from their Tree of Life campaign. To learn more about the annual Tree of Life campaign and WCHF’s involvement in 2009 and 2010 click here.


WCRI and Echo launch new Directory of Women’s Health Researchers – Providing an interactive community for researchers working to improve women’s health. > MORE


Women’s Health Matters

Share your expertise with Women’s Health Matters readers! Every month, WHM features a Women’s College Hospital health-care professional in its Ask the Expert feature. Nurses, dietitians, social workers, physicians and other WCH experts are invited to share their knowledge by answering readers’ questions in their area of expertise. Contact Thandi Gross at or ext. 3169 to suggest a topic and become a Women’s Health Matters expert.


Take Note

First Copy: more than a hospital print shop – Head over to First Copy for all your printing needs. > MORE

Excellence in emergency response at WCH > MORE



Burton Hall programs are on the move – For a list of Burton Hall programs relocating to 76 Grenville St. on Feb. 25, click here.


Up and Coming at WCH
Coming up at WCH

Hospital News’ 6th Annual Nursing Hero Awards – Do you know a nurse who has gone above and beyond the call of duty? Submit your nomination for the 2011 Nursing Hero Awards by April 11. For more information, click here.