monday, june 25, 2012
Connect - Women's College Hospital
Keeping you informed and up-to-date

Top News

Celebrating a milestone – Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario, and the Hon. Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, joined WCH for traditional topping off ceremony. > MORE

Take Note

Celebrating your contribution to Women’s College Hospital – Staff, physicians, volunteers and students enjoy recognition during Annual Summer Barbecue. > MORE

Setting the clock for OR start-time accuracy - Women’s College Hospital improves start-time accuracy in the OR. > MORE


Breaking down the barriers to cardiac rehabilitation in women – WCH scientist, nurse practitioner and physiotherapist conduct research to identify why women are less likely than men to participate in cardiac rehab. > MORE

WCH in the Media

Dr. Valerie Taylor received media attention across the country discussing mental health and obesity.  Click here to read one article.

Dr. Meb Rashid from the WCH Crossroads Clinic also makes headlines discussing the importance of health care for refugees in Canada.  Click here to read more.

Dr. John Semple is featured in the Globe and Mail in an article about how training in art is useful in the field of medicine.  To read the article, click here.

Dr. Christine Lay appears in media outlets across Canada discussing how weather changes can impact migraine sufferers.  Click here to read more.

For more WCH news articles, click here.

Women’s Health Matters

This month, Women’s Health Matters spoke to Christine Weidner, registered safety professional at Women’s College Hospital, about the importance of incorporating ergonomics in any workplace setting.


If you have a story idea for a future issue of Connect, please contact Jodi Salem at or ext. 4054.