1960

1960

History

JGH History: 1960s

1967

  • 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.

1968

  • The Coronary Intensive Care Unit and Surgical ICU are established.
  • The Division of Neurosurgery is established.

1969

  • 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.



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