About the Hospital

Did you know that the Jewish General Hospital…

  • is a 637-bed, fully affiliated McGill University teaching hospital
  • Admits over 25,000 patients each year
  • Has one of the busiest Emergency Departments in Montreal, with over 90,925 visits per year
  • is recognized as a Centre of Excellence in oncology (cancer), cardiology, emergency medicine, family medicine, obstetrics-gynecology, and thrombosis and anticoagulation
  • has the highest delivery rate among McGill University teaching hospitals, with more than 3,907 babies per year delivered at its Birthing Centre
  • has been designated by the government as a provincial centre for high-risk obstetrical and neonatal care, treating one of every seven low-birth weight babies born in Quebec, and consistently maintaining the highest survival rate for high-risk newborns in the province
  • has been designated by the Quebec government as a Breast Referral and Investigation Centre (CRID), owing to the large number of women referred from across Quebec and other Canadian provinces for breast cancer detection
  • Has been designated by the Quebec government as a secondary stroke treatment centre, offering rapid care of the highest quality.
  • is at the Canadian forefront in the field of robot-assisted surgery, with the most surgeons performing the greatest number of operations in the widest range of medical specialties anywhere in the country
  • is home to the Lady Davis Institute, which is considered one of Canada's major biomedical research institutions and has earned international recognition in fields such as AIDS, aging, cancer, heart and lung diseases, genetics, epidemiology and public health
  • is home to the Segal Cancer Centre, Quebec's largest comprehensive facility for cancer treatment and research and the first institution in North America to be accredited as a Designated Center of Integrated Oncology and Palliative Care by the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO). The Centre is at the forefront of the development of personalized medicine in Canada, which aims to ensure that patients receive therapies that are tailored to their particular DNA. The Centre is also a national leader in immunotherapy, which seeks to harness the patient's own immune system to fight cancer

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