monday, october 17, 2011
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Top News

A Construction Milestone - Women’s College Hospital reached a construction milestone as the final concrete pour for the ground floor level took place on September 27, 2011. > MORE


Everyone’s smiling over new Family Practice location – Move to 77 Grenville Street means a newer facility that better addresses patient and staff needs. > MORE


Tamoxifen may increase risk of diabetes in susceptible women > MORE

Seeking a better world for women and girls – Dr. Janice Du Mont was published in BMJ on the movement needed to end gendered oppression. > MORE

WCRI releases their 2011 annual report > MORE


WCH in the Media

The CACE Complex Care Clinic is featured in the October issue of Hospital News. To read more, click here and scroll to page 22.

Reuters reports on Dr. Lorraine Lipscombe’s study on tamoxifen and diabetes risk in women. To read the story, click here.

For up-to-date WCH news articles, visit

From the Foundation

WCHF Presents: Women for Women’s

On October 28, hundreds of women will be eating lunch and sharing the future of heath care.  Please join us for a special luncheon uniting women in support of Women's College Hospital hosted by Jeanne Beker, international fashion icon and host of CTV’s Fashion Television.  Speakers include Women’s College Hospital’s own Drs. Joanne Kotsopoulos and Valerie Taylor.   Purchase Tickets Today!

Take Note

Closing the loop on breast cancer – First annual Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day aims to promote access and awareness, while educating women on their options post-mastectomy > MORE

Women’s Health Matters

Last month, Women’s Health Matters featured pharmacist Farida Meghji, manager of pharmacy operations, in an article about over-the-counter pain medications.


100th Anniversary

You’re Invited! – Women’s College Hospital staff, physicians and volunteers are invited to a special 100th Birthday Party on Nov. 10, 2011.  For more information, click here.