monday, march 4, 2013
Connect - Women's College Hospital
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Top News

Hospital introduces pink-cubed mascot in preparation for move to the new building – “Cubey” helps energize and ease the transition for staff with only weeks to go before the big move. > MORE

Women's College Hospital scientists and chair of the board honoured with Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal – Jane Pepino, Dr. Gillian Hawker and Dr. Steven Narod were recently awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.


Take Note

Improving accounts payable one invoice at a time – Women’s College Hospital successfully opens its own accounts payable department. > MORE


Coming up @ WCH

This week is Social Work Week – Drop by the lobby on Wed. March 6, 11am - 1pm to meet some of our social work staff and hear about the innovative and important work that social workers do at WCH. Find out more about social work by watching this short video.

Join us to celebrate Jocelyn Palm’s appointment to the Order of Canada – Wed. March 6 at 4 pm, Emily Stowe’s Café. All staff, physicians and volunteers are invited. Click here for more information.

Celebrate International Women’s Day with Women’s College Hospital – Join us on Fri. March 8 for a series of events marking International Women’s Day. Click here for more information.

Save the date – the next Operational Readiness Town Hall will be on Tues. March 19. Stay tuned for more information.

WCH in the Media

Jennifer Price, Dr. Paula Harvey and Dr. Leonard Sternberg from the Women’s Cardiovascular Health Initiative were featured in the Globe and Mail Heart Health supplement. > MORE

Dr. Steven Narod appeared in the Vancouver Sun in a story on ovarian cancer. Click here to read the article.

Dr. Janice Du Mont appeared on CBC Radio’s The Current in a story about U.S. rape kit backlog. Click here to listen.

For more WCH news articles, click here.

Women’s Health Matters

Last month, Women’s Health Matters spoke to Women’s College Hospital gynecologist Dr. Amanda Selk about yeast infections and when women should see a doctor.


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