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JGH dietitians pose with a punch fountain prepared for the Staff Appreciation party, 1989. ID No. 1-
The Party is usually held the end of each year between Hanukkah and Christmas. It is not only the time for the hospital to thank the staff for their hard work and effort throughout the year, but also a great opportunity for everyone to come and celebrate the holidays.


                                                       Updated on December 5, 2018

What's new? 

November 30, 2018
We are currently experiencing technical difficulties with the search function of this website. Please bear with us while we work on this issue. Should you need any help, please feel free to email the archivist Linda or call her at (514) 3408222 x 23277. 

February 27, 2018
New online exhibition featuring Dr. George J. Strean, Founding Director of Obstetrics and Gynecology of the JGH. 

November 28, 2017
Happy 50th anniversary to the Child Psychiatry of the JGH! Click here to visit the online exhibition. Physical exhibitions are also available in the hospital's main lobby and the Health Sciences Library (A-200) till June 2018.

October 5, 2016
The past physical exhibition Evolution of the Health Sciences Library Over the Years is now available online.  
July 14, 2016
Discover more at the virtual exhibition A Glimpse Through Samuel Cohen Fonds following new additions of digitized materials. 

Apr. 18, 2016

Once a small and deteriorating community maternal hospital eventually revived upon the opening of the Jewish General Hospital (JGH) and has been flourishing within the JGH environment since then. We are marking the centennial of the Hebrew Maternity Hospital, a precursor of the JGH, by creating this online exhibition. Please join us in the celebration!

Apr. 7, 2016
Thanks to the McGill practicum student Janie Tremblay, we are now able to present you with a portrait gallery of some key healthcare team members of the JGH in its history. Click here to view online.  

Mar. 14, 2016
Henri Elbaz collection brought to light with help from McGill practicum student Janie Tremblay! Click here to read her post for the Archives blog. 

Jan. 4, 2016
New exhibition in honor of the Chief Medical Librarian Arlene Greenberg's retirement & 75th Anniversary of the JGH Health Sciences Library till the summer of 2016
Venues: HSL (A-200) & JGH main lobby