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Improving global best practices in breast imaging and interventions – Women’s College Hospital broadcasts live breast biopsies to an international audience of specialists as part of The Breast Course™. > MORE

Canadian Medicare from an American perspective – U.S. physicians visit Women’s College Hospital to learn more about the benefits of the Canadian health-care system. > MORE

100th Anniversary

The Spirit of Discovery in women’s health research – Join today’s leading-edge thinkers and researchers as they discuss the global future of women’s health on May 5, 2011. For more information, click here.


Nursing at WCH

100 years of nursing at Women’s College Hospital – Celebrating a century of nurses this National Nursing Week, May 9-15. > MORE


Women’s College Research Institute honours its scientists and trainees - Leaders in women’s health research recognized at 2nd annual Research Paper Presentations and Awards Ceremony. > MORE

Celebrating WCRI scientist’s achievements in HIV/AIDS research for women – Dr. Mona Loutfy receives a $1.2-million grant to study women-specific HIV/AIDS services and co-chairs national HIV/AIDS conference. > MORE


WCH in the Media

Angela Robertson, director, equity and community engagement, was featured in a Canadian Press story about abortion rights. To view the article, click here.

Dr. Alison Bested will appear on CP24’s “Wylde on Health” on Friday May 13 at 7 p.m. to discuss Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis. It is a live call-in show and all are invited to participate by contacting 416 384-2724, or TWEET@CP24.

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From the Foundation

Take Part Fore a Great Cause Join the WCHF on June 16 for the 4th annual Women’s College Hospital Foundation Golf Classic at King Valley Golf Club. Participants will enjoy a round of golf in scramble format, reception, dinner and fabulous silent auction. Last year’s tournament raised over $120,000 for Women’s College Hospital. Visit for more details.


Take Note

The welcoming faces and helping hands of Women's College Hospital – Celebrating the dedication of Women's College Hospital’s volunteers during National Volunteer Week. > MORE

Challenging the myths about sexual assault – Women’s College Hospital raises awareness about sexual violence during Sexual Assault Awareness Month. > MORE

Clean hands save lives –Women’s College Hospital participates in STOP! Clean Your Hands Day on Thursday, May 5. > MORE

Women’s Health Matters featured Dr. Lorraine Lipscombe in a story about her recently published research linking thyroid medication to increased risk of fractures in older adults. Read the story here.


Coming up at WCH

10th Annual Graduate Student Research Day – Join Women’s College Research Institute on May 16, 2011 to celebrate trainee research. Click here for more information.