monday, September 17, 2012
Connect - Women's College Hospital
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Top News

Bringing young women’s hearts together – Women’s Cardiovascular Health Initiative establishes support group for young women with heart conditions.


Commentary: drug shortages and clinicians – Dr. Paula Rochon discusses the prescription drug shortage in a commentary published in the Archives of Internal Medicine. > MORE

Royal Society of Canada elects WCRI’s Dr. Steven Narod – Dr. Steven Narod, Canada Research Chair in Breast Cancer (Tier 1) and senior scientist at Women’s College Research Institute, has been elected as a fellow of the prestigious Royal Society of Canada (RSC). > MORE

WCH in the Media

WCH’s Young Cardiac Rehab Group was featured in the Globe and Mail.  Click here to read the story.

A commentary by Dr. Paula Rochon about drug shortages receives media coverage in the Toronto Star.  To learn more, click here.

WCH’s redevelopment project is highlighted in EPCM World (Engineering, Procurement & Construction Management).  To read the article, click here.

For more WCH news articles, click here.


From WCH Foundation

On your mark and get set for the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon! – On October 14, Team Women’s College Hospital will run to raise funds for our new state-of-the art facility. Find out how you can participate and support them in their races.


From the Association of Volunteers

Toronto Police Service raises funds for Women’s College Hospital – The Caribbean Carnival Kick-Off celebrated community and diversity while raising more than $1,800 to support Women’s College Hospital’s new building. > MORE

Women’s Health Matters

This month, Women’s Health Matters spoke to Dr. Sheila Dunn, research director at the Family Practice Health Centre at Women's College Hospital, about new cervical cancer screening guidelines.


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