tuesday june 30, 2015
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Women’s College Hospital celebrates Pride 2015
As with previous years, the hospital enthusiastically took part in Pride 2015 activities by walking in the Dyke March and sharing pictures and comments of support online. > MORE


Take Note

Looking back on a month of making your days harder and healthier
Lately, it’s been easy to make your day harder at Women’s College Hospital (WCH).


META:PHI program secures grant, set to expand across the province
Congratulations to Dr. Meldon Kahan and the Mentoring, Education, and Clinical Tools for Addiction: Primary Care–Hospital Integration (META:PHI) team for recently securing funding from the Adopting Research To Improve Care (ARTIC) program. > MORE

WCH family physician and scientist receives nearly $2 million for quality improvement research
Congratulations to Dr. Noah Ivers for receiving one of seven competitive Ontario SPOR SUPPORT Unit IMPACT Awards. > MORE


Women's College hosts authors meeting for a new Lancet series
In early June, Dr. Ophira Ginsburg, scientist at Women’s College Research Institute, hosted an international group of oncologists, global health and policy experts to discuss the new series she is leading for The Lancet on health, equity and women’s cancers. > MORE

WCH welcomes a delegation from the Republic of Zambia
In late May, Women’s College Hospital (WCH) welcomed a group of six delegates from the Republic of Zambia as part of a study tour led by Zambia’s Ministry of Gender and Child Development. > MORE

From the Association of Volunteers

Long-serving volunteers celebrated by province
The Association of Volunteers is excited to share that several members were recently honoured with Ontario Volunteer Service Awards. > MORE

Women’s Health Matters

Just released: June issue of the WHM E-Bulletin
Read about: exercise choices for better bone and joint health. Click here.

My Health Matters

Eating well with diabetes
Janis Rusen, a clinical dietitian and certified diabetes educator with both the Endocrinology Program and the CACE Complex Care Clinic at Women’s College Hospital, shares her top diet tips for people who have recently been diagnosed with diabetes. Watch the video.

WCH in the Media

National Day of Action rally for refugee health-care in SaskatoonCBC News – Dr. Meb Rashid

How making your day harder can make life betterCTV News – Marilyn Emery

Is It Time for a Universal Drug Plan?UofT Magazine – Dr. Danielle Martin

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 June 29 and July 3.  


If you have a story idea for a future issue of Connect, please contact Rebecca Cheung at
Rebecca.cheung@wchospital.ca or ext. 3210