monday, may 28, 2012
Connect - Women's College Hospital
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Topping Off Celebration on June 5 @ 9 a.m. – Please join Women’s College Hospital for a traditional ‘topping off’ ceremony signifying that the highest point of ‘phase one’ construction of our new building has been reached. To mark this exciting milestone, staff, physicians, volunteers and key stakeholders are invited to sign the last steel beam before it is hoisted onto the construction site. For more information, click here.

Spotlight on Nursing

Celebrating our nursing community – WCH applauds its nurses during National Nursing Week. > MORE


Giving back to patient volunteers who directly impact our research – Familial Breast Cancer Research Unit at WCRI hosts 2012 Biannual Conference on Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer. > MORE

Trainees explore how the health of women impacts society – Women’s College Research Institute presents Graduate Student Research Day 2012. > MORE

WCH in the Media

Dr. John Semple is featured in Hospital News in a story about an innovative mobile app he is testing at WCH.  To read the article, click here.

Carolyn Bennett promotes WCH’s Virtual Ward in an article she wrote for the
Town Crier. Click here to read the story.

For more WCH news articles, click here.

Women’s Health Matters

May is Sexual Assault Prevention Month, so Women’s Health Matters spoke to Women’s College Research Institute scientist Dr. Janice Du Mont about drug-facilitated sexual assault. Read the story here.

Coming up at WCH

Annual Summer BBQ – Staff, physicians, volunteers and students are invited to the WCH Annual Summer BBQ on June 12. For more information, click here.


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