Over the course of the next 10 years, the most talented young researchers specialized in pediatrics of the Montreal Children’s Hospital (MCH) will benefit from research scholarships called the Desjardins Scholarships in Child Health.
As the only pediatric teaching hospital for McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine, one of the most prestigious in the world, the MCH is responsible for much of the training of young doctors and researchers in clinical pediatrics and child health research.
This financial assistance will provide successful candidates with a unique opportunity to work with leading researchers and achieve a critical step in advancing their education and scientific …
More than 11,000 people turned out this weekend to take a look at the new Montreal Children’s Hospital on the Glen site.
On Saturday and Sunday, patients and their families, staff members and their families, and members of the public followed self-guided tours and enjoyed a rare opportunity to access areas of the building that will be off-limits once the new Children’s opens its doors.
Among the highlights were the cafeteria with its impressive wall of windows, a new emergency department twice the size of the current one, the spectacular Children’s Atrium, state-of-the art operating suites and spacious single-patient rooms.
We hope …
The Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation is pleased to receive the support of the Simple Plan Foundation, founded by the internationally renowned Montreal-based band, for the sixth year in a row.
Indeed, the Simple Plan Foundation has donated $15,000 to help fund the project Simple Plan Musical Box and music therapy. In addition to music therapy sessions, this project will provide young patients with new musical instruments tailored to their needs and in compliance with the standards of the future hospital.
The announcement was made at the SIMPLE PLAN & FRIENDS benefit concert held at the Corona Theatre on November 23 to …
Fifty cyclists left Toronto on Wednesday, August 6 and made their way down Highway 401 as they embarked on the 10th annual CIBC 401 Bike Challenge that raised more than $330,000 to support children with cancer.
Another 20 cyclists joined them in Cornwall on Friday, August 8 for the final leg of the journey to Montreal before arriving at Dawson College. The carnival-like arrival event featured food trucks, music and entertainment.
On hand for this 10th anniversary event was Phil Liggett, universally known as “The Voice of Cycling”.
The CIBC 401 Bike Challenge also celebrated another special milestone – nearly $1.5 million …
The new Children’s will boast a unique Teen Lounge thanks to a generous contribution from The James Philip Hawkins Fund of The Henry and Berenice Kaufmann Foundation.
Located on the S1 level of Pavilion B of the new hospital, with direct access to the atrium and a view of the outdoor garden, this space will be dedicated to adolescents, who represent 30% of the hospital’s patients. Child Life specialists will be able to organize activities suited to the interests and needs of hospitalized pre-teens and teenagers.
We thank The Henry and Berenice Kaufmann Foundation’s Directors for highlighting and focusing on this …