A former JGH “preemie” looks forward to helping others: 24 years after being born prematurely, Angelo Rizzolo is back at the JGH as a medical student, on a career path that may lead to a specialty in pediatrics or neonatology.
JGH staff from a wide range of specialties were immersed in a simulated, yet remarkably life-like scenario to see how healthcare teams interact in stressful, unexpected situations, and how the quality of their treatment and care can be improved.
To enable advanced cancer patients to cope with difficulties at the end of life, JGH researchers hope to develop better psychological support through an intervention that helps individuals find meaning in their radically altered lives.
Tiny, colourful knitted hats are comforting prematurely born infants and are bringing smiles to parents and families in the JGH Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, thanks to a gift from employees at CLSC Benny Farm.
Jessica Emed, Nursing Clinical Consultant for Quality, Accreditation and Professional Development, has been appointed Assistant Dean of Health Professions Education in the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University.
A pioneering research program is connecting artificial intelligence with the new field of radiomics to heighten the effectiveness of cancer treatment by gleaning as much information as possible from radiological imaging technology.