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Women’s College Hospital unveils hospital of the future – Canadian healthcare reached a milestone on Wednesday, June 12 as Women’s College Hospital unveiled the Hospital of the Future, a new state-of-the-art ambulatory care facility that is revolutionizing the way healthcare is provided to women and diverse communities in Canada. Click here for exclusive photos from this event, and here to read the news release.

WCH launches Women's College Hospital Institute for Health System Solutions & Virtual Care (WIHV). > MORE

WCH in the Media

Women’s College Hospital’s special supplement to the Toronto Star appeared in the paper on Thursday, June 14. Click here to read, or here to download a PDF version.  

Women’s College Hospital’s exciting ribbon-cutting ceremony was featured in media outlets across Toronto. Click here to read more.

Paint the Halls event received local media attention including blogTO and

For more WCH news articles, click here.


Take Note

Farewell to the past, hello to the future! – Women’s College Hospital staff, physicians and volunteers say goodbye to the previous building on May 28. > MORE

FamilyWay obstetrical group takes a family-centred approach to pregnancy and birth – Women’s College Hospital family physicians help educate mothers-to-be and their families about the choices available to them throughout pregnancy and birth.


From WCH Foundation

Paint the Halls was a smashing success! On May 30, more than 1,500 attendees bid farewell to the old Women’s College Hospital by literally leaving their mark on the walls of the building. Thank you for helping us celebrate 100 years at what blogTO has described as a “had to have been there night.” Check out the event photos here and click here to read more.

Up and Coming at WCH

Coming up at WCH

2013 Annual General Meeting – All are invited to the WCH 2013 AGM on June 19 at 4 p.m. For more details, click here.

Join us on Saturday, June 22 for the Shoppers Drug Mart Run for Women in Unionville (Markham). A portion of the event proceeds will support women’s mental health programs at WCH. Register now at

Women’s Health Matters

This month, Women’s Health Matters spoke to Dr. Janice Du Mont, a scientist in the Violence and Health Research Program at Women’s College Research Institute, about the implications and potential impact of media coverage of high-profile sexual assault cases.


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