monday, october 19, 2009
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WCH welcomes new board chair, Kathryn Giffen > MORE

At Women’s College Hospital, equity is more than an idea – WCH launches an awareness program to promote our Equity Vision. > MORE

WCH in the Media

Dr. Anna Day responds to a reader question about women and lung cancer in the Globe and Mail. Click here to read the article.

The Toronto Star interviews Dr. Sophie Jamal about osteoporosis in the teenage years. To view the article, click here.

Best Health magazine quotes Dr. Shelia Dunn in a story about IUDs. Click here to see the article.

Women’s College Hospital was featured in Hospital News with an article about ambulatory care. To view the story, click here.

Pick up a copy of the November issue of Chatelaine to see an article about folic acid during pregnancy with expert advice from Dr. Batya Grundland.

Glow magazine’s November issue includes a story about fertility with an interview by Dr. Kymm Feldman. Click here to read the article online.

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Spotlight on Nursing: A WCH Special Series

Nursing education in surgical services
Cathy Isman works to keep nurses up-to-date and informed > MORE


WCRI fellow is recipient of the Future Leader Award
Dr. Dallas Seitz awarded for his work in geriatric psychiatry and dementia. > MORE

From WCH Foundation

Women’s College at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon: a great partnership is born! To learn more about our involvement at the marathon, click here.

Take Note

Emily Stowe’s Café is finally open!
Staff, physicians, patients and volunteers celebrated the opening of Emily Stowe’s Café.  > MORE

WCH Town Hall: Watch online
Marilyn Emery hosted a Town Hall for staff, physicians and volunteers on October 15. The event launched the WCH Equity Campaign, provided a financial update, feedback from Marilyn’s Listening/Walking sessions and a discussion about the possibility of Women’s College becoming a pH1N1 Assessment Centre. If you were unable to attend, please click here to view a webcast of the event online.

Long Service Awards: Join the Celebration
All are invited to join Human Resources to recognize our long service colleagues. For more information, click here.