JGH History: 1960s
- The Palomino Conference, attended by members of the Board, the administration and the medical staff, makes a commitment to enhancing academia at the hospital.
- The northwest wing is completed.
- The Block Amphitheatre opens.
- Construction begins on the Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research and the Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry.
- The Women's Auxiliary becomes one of the earliest Montreal organizations to participate in Meals on Wheels.
- The Coronary Intensive Care Unit and Surgical ICU are established.
- The Division of Neurosurgery is established.
- McGill University affiliation is granted to most departments.
- Two new institutes open: The Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research and the Institute for Community and Family Psychiatry.
- The JGH Foundation is established as the hospital's fundraising arm.