wednesday july 29, 2015
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See how we are revolutionizing the health of women
The Women’s College Hospital 2015 Access and Innovation Report is online. This year’s report explores how we are revolutionizing the health of women through our advances in clinical care, research and education. Read the report.


Take Note

History, culture and unique experiences intertwine through the tapestry project
The tapestry, which will be on display and enclosed behind glass in the new building, will showcase the important contributions women have made in creating the hospital’s strong sense of community and through informing the design of this new space. Read more about how you can contribute to this project.


Women’s College clinician-scientist selected for prestigious fellowship in health services research
Congratulations to Dr. Onil Bhattacharyya – Frigon-Blau Chair in Family Medicine Research, Women’s College Hospital (WCH) physician and senior scientist at Women’s College Research Institute – for receiving a prestigious Commonwealth Fund/CFHI Harkness Fellowship in Health Care Policy and Practice. > MORE


HIV expert teams up with community activist to explore the care needs of young adults with the disease
In an effort to explore the unique experiences of post-transition youth, Dr. Mona Loutfy teamed up with Ahmed Habre, from the Canadian AIDS Society, to host a three-day meeting with diverse group of young adults and healthcare professionals from across Canada. > MORE

Women’s College researcher on staying active, reducing cancer risk
Joanne Kotsopoulos, PhD, recently published an article in The Toronto Star that discussed breast cancer risk and prevention. > MORE

From WCH Foundation

SuperCar Summer youth volunteers bring their enthusiasm and passion to the hospital
Women’s College Hospital Foundation is proud to partner with BMW Toronto and Saturns Drives for the first-ever Supercar Sunday on Aug. 16! > 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

2015 Summer Youth Volunteers

Summer youth volunteers bring their enthusiasm and passion to the hospital
Here at Women’s College Hospital (WCH), the 2015 Summer Youth Volunteer Program offers many exciting experiences. > MORE

Women’s Health Matters

This month, Women’s Health Mattersspoke to Ananya Banerjee, PhD, a registered kinesiologist with the Women’s Cardiovascular Health Initiative at Women’s College Hospital, about the dangers of spending too much time sitting, and how to cut down on chair time.

My Health Matters

Test your knowledge about menopause and perimenopause by completing this quiz.

WCH in the Media

Gynaecologists use IUDs. Why don’t the rest of us?Chatelaine – Dr. Erika Feuerstein

When the impulse to be thin never grows old: Middle-aged women also suffer from deadly eating disordersNational Post - Dr. Valerie Taylor

Dream Unlimited Corp. and Women's College Hospital Launch Unprecedented New Innovation Partnership Bloomberg Business – Women’s College Hospital Foundation

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 July 27 and July 31.  


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