Read news, events and top headlines from WCH in the latest issue of your monthly e-newsletter!

Read news, events and top headlines from WCH in the latest issue of your monthly e-newsletter!
     

Celebrating the generosity of WCH's Association of Volunteers

With National Volunteer Week just around the corner, we’re delighted to highlight the extraordinary contributions of Women’s College Hospital’s Association of Volunteers! In addition to the gift of time and energy, the Association recently raised $20,000 to help WCH acquire state-of-the-art equipment.

 

David Dixon Scarf

This Mother’s Day, say thank you with a special gift in her honour

Are you looking for a meaningful way to honour your mother or another special woman in your life this Mother’s Day? Find out how you can purchase a beautiful scarf celebrating the strength and resilience of women designed by WCH surgeon and artist Dr. John Semple and Canadian fashion designer David Dixon — with all proceeds supporting Women’s College Hospital.

Dr. Danielle Martin: Working together to close the health gap

Learn more about the health gap for women and how we can work together to close it in a recent talk by Dr. Danielle Martin, family physician and vice president, medical affairs and health system solutions at WCH and a national commentator on the health issues impacting Canadians.

 
       
Smart Phone

TECHNOLOGY & HEALTHCARE

Can smart phone apps help close health gaps?

Last week, WCH’s Dr. Danielle Martin joined CBC News Network’s Heather Hiscox to chat about how smart phone apps have the potential to change the future of healthcare.

Cancer Detection Clinic - Archive Photo

FROM THE ARCHIVES

Celebrating 70 years of leadership in the detection of women’s cancers

In early April of 1948, Women’s College Hospital opened Ontario’s first Cancer Detection Clinic specializing in the early detection of women’s cancers.

       


Dr. Carlos A. Pellegrini

UPCOMING EVENTS


Humanism in Surgery Lectureship

May 31, 2018

Join us at the second annual Humanism in Surgery Lectureship presented by WCH’s Surgical Ethics Program! Registration is free and open to the public.

SHOPPERS LOVE. YOU. Run for Women

SHOPPERS LOVE. YOU. Run for Women

June 9, 2018

Register today for the 2018 SHOPPERS LOVE. YOU. Run for Women in support of WCH’s Women’s Mental Health Program!

Women for Women's audience

Women for Women's

November 16, 2018

Tickets are now on sale for Women for Women’s 2018, WCH Foundation’s signature annual gala luncheon. Reserve your seat today!

       
Hospital Interior

HEALTH TIPS

Understanding the basics of colorectal cancer

From the experts at WCH, learn about the basics of colon cancer, signs to watch out for and how regular screening can reduce your risk.

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