Patient & Family Resource Centre Library

The Patient and Family Resource Center is maintaining virtual services due to ongoing construction around the library.

For any questions or information requests, please contact the library staff by email at:

Being informed means being a partner in your health. It means working with your health care provider to make important decisions about your health. 


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Flu Season 2022-23


The PEN collection is a consumer health database created by the JGH Patient Education Network (PEN) to help you and your health professional find and access reliable, up-to-date consumer health information using one easy-to-search resource. It includes handouts, booklets, books, websites, videos and more. 


For the moment, the PEN database is not accessible (August 2022).
Please email the librarians directly ( with your health questions.

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If you have questions or comments for the librarians, please send an email to


Disclaimer: This information should not be considered as medical advice. It is not to be used in place of a visit with a doctor, nurse or other healthcare professional. If you have questions about your individual medical situation, please consult with your healthcare professional.

Please Note:  This is the Patient & Family Resource Centre website.

For information about your medical records, contact the  Medical Records Department at  514-340-8202.

For all test results, contact your medical team.

For information about a patient, contact Admitting at 514-340-8211.

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