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Top News

It’s a Girl! – Toronto Birth Centre welcomes its first baby, born only days after the centre’s official opening. > MORE


Take Note

February marks Heart Month – Women’s College Hospital celebrates with staff engagement activities and education. > MORE


Study finds three-fold increase in pregnancy among young girls with mental illness.

Women with schizophrenia at higher risk of pregnancy and delivery complications: study. > MORE


WCH in the Media

Dr. Lisa Allen and Dr. Nowell Solish were featured a Toronto Life story that highlighted Toronto’s Best Doctors providing first-rate care. The publication polled nearly 1,000 Toronto doctors, asking them to nominate the best physicians in prominent specialties. Among 30 doctors highlighted, the story featured Dr. Solish’s innovative work in treating skin cancer using the Mohs procedure and Dr. Allen’s specialty in performing high-risk gynecological surgeries and outpatient procedures at WCH. For more on the story, see the March issue of Toronto Life.

Dr. Janice Du Mont’s recent study appeared in the Globe and Mail. Click here for more.

Dr. Meldon Kahan was quoted in the Huffington Post in an article about heroin and opioid addiction. Click here to read.

For more WCH news articles, click here.

Women’s Health Matters

Last month, Women’s Health Matters spoke to Sonia Bibershtein, a physiotherapist with the Multidisciplinary Osteoporosis Program at Women’s College Hospital, about exercise choices for better bone and joint health.


Spotlight on Health Disciplines and Nursing

Women’s College Hospital implements best practice guidelines in diabetes care – New initiative as part of nursing practice offers standardized approach in diabetic patient care. > MORE

Impact Newsletter

Click here to read the latest edition of Women’s College Research Institute’s newsletter!

Up and Coming at WCH
Coming up at WCH

Celebrate International Women’s Day with Women’s College Hospital – Join us on Fri. March 7 for events marking International Women’s Day. Click here for more information.

This week at WCH: Click here for a list of events taking place at Women’s College Hospital between Feb. 24 and Feb.28.

From the Association of Volunteers

Calling all book lovers! We are happy to announce that our book cart is back in service! > MORE


From WCH Foundation

Save the Date: Join us for An Evening With… Dan Rather on June 2, 2014.  Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear Dan Rather, renowned broadcast journalist, at an exclusive fundraising dinner in support of Women’s College Hospital. > MORE


If you have a story idea for a future issue of Connect, please contact Magda Stec at or ext. 3210.