monday, november 14, 2011
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2011 Long Service Awards – Employee milestones celebrated with recognition luncheon. > MORE

100th Anniversary

WCH 100th Birthday Party – Thank you to all who came out to celebrate Women’s College Hospital’s 100th Birthday on Nov. 10. Stay tuned for the next Connect on Nov. 28 which will include photos, videos and more information about our party of the century!


Booze in the news – Alcohol consumption has been a hot topic this fall, with scientists from Women’s College Research Institute being sought out for their expert views on several recently published studies examining the impact of drinking on various women’s health issues. > MORE


From the Foundation

Building Women’s for Women – New video online now!  Watch Women’s College Hospital Foundation’s new short video about building our new facility.  It features just a few of the many extraordinary people from the hospital, WCRI and our architect Susan Black who share their passion and excitement for the future of Women’s College.  
Watch it here! >>

Take Note

A ghoulish good time had by all during Patient Safety Week – Haunted hospital, daily puzzles and informational forums educate staff on the importance of patient safety.

Coming up

Let me be strong: A survivor speaks -  Join the WCH Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Care Centre on Nov. 24 to hear from Nicole Spencer, a survivor of domestic violence. For more information, click here.

Annual Dec. 6 Commemoration – Please join WCH for our annual service honouring the victims of the 1989 Montreal Massacre. The service is part of the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. For more information, click here.

Women’s Health Matters

Last month, Women’s Health Matters welcomed guest expert Dr. Cory Borkhoff, a postdoctoral research fellow at the Women’s College Research Institute. Read Dr. Borkhoff’s answers to readers’ questions about total joint replacement.


WCH in the Media

The Globe and Mail features Women’s College Hospital’s redevelopment project in a story about the future of health-care buildings. To read the article, click here.

Jan Silverman is quoted at in a story about counsellors who help single women with sperm donor insemination. To read more click here.

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