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Breaking barriers between Cree patients and non-aboriginal doctors

A new partnership between the CSSS des Premières Nations du Québec et Labrador, Native friendship centres and Quebec medical schools is allowing medical students from McGill and Université de Montréal to live and work in Native communities across the province for four week periods. The students are there to gain an enhanced understanding of aboriginal culture as it relates to medical practice.


McGill medical student Harrison Saulnier treating a young patient. Photo credit: L'Écho Abitibien

Published: 7 Aug 2014

Douglas Institute meets with its partners in Nunavik

Lynne McVey, Executive Director of the Douglas Institute, and Charles-Edouard Carrier, Co-Director of the RUIS McGill Great North Mental Health Program, visited Kuujjuaq on June 17 and 18 to meet with their Nunavik mental health partners. The visit coincided with the 20th annual meeting of the Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services (RRSSSN), which they also attended.

Published: 7 Aug 2014

2nd RUIS McGill Symposium – The ties that empower us

Rouyn-Noranda,  le  14  mai  2014  – The 250 delegates that attended the 2nd McGill Réseau Universitaire Intégré de Santé (RUIS) Symposium left with positive memories of their sojourn in Rouyn -Noranda on May 12 and 13.  Following the success of its first symposium, held in Montreal in 2012, RUIS McGill – a consortium comprising the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University and its affiliated teaching hospitals of the McGill University Health Centre, the Jewish General Hospital, St.

Published: 15 May 2014

Jacques Boissonneault recognized by RUIS McGill

The latest  recipient of  RUIS McGill's Leadership Excellence Award is Jacques Boissonneault, Director-general of l’Agence de la santé et des services sociaux de l'Abitibi-Témiscamingue.

"Jacques Boissonneault is an exceptional person who has greatly contirbuted to the region and the agence de la santé et les services en santé et services sociaux. We are very honoured to give him this award. It is a well-deserved recognition," said Dr.

Published: 14 May 2014

Brigitte Kieffer receives the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Award

The Scientific Director of the Douglas Mental Health University Institute Research Centre, Professor Brigitte Kieffer, will receive the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Award in a ceremony to take place on March 19, in Paris.

Published: 7 Mar 2014

Dr. Mimi Israël of the Douglas Institute wins prestigious 2013 Prix Persillier-Lachapelle Award

Dr. Mimi Israël, psychiatrist-in-Chief at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University, has been awarded the 2013 prix Reconnaissance de carrière Persillier-Lachapelle.

Published: 19 Nov 2013

A strengthened network of services in Chronic Pain Management

2013 External audit for RUIS McGill’s Centre for expertise in Chronic Pain – summarized report/release

A strengthened network of services in Chronic Pain Management

Published: 22 Oct 2013

Un service de Télésanté en devenir

Le dépistage à distance de la rétinopathie diabétique

Published: 15 Oct 2013

CSSS de Dorval-Lachine-LaSalle, et l’Institut universitaire en santé mentale Douglas

Deux établissements du RUIS McGill sont retenus pour la deuxième phase d'implantation de l'approche LEAN :

le CSSS de Dorval-Lachine-LaSalle, et l’Institut universitaire en santé mentale Douglas


Pour plus d’informations, veuillez suivre le lien suivant sur le site de l’agence de la sante de Montréal:

Published: 26 Sep 2013

CSSS Cavendish

Agrément Canada attribue une distinction au CSSS Cavendish pour son programme de l'Accident vasculaire cérébral (AVC)

CSSS Cavendish

Published: 26 Sep 2013

Building bridges for better health care

Abitibi-Témiscamingue is a vital partner of the RUIS McGill. Twice a year, RUIS McGill leaders, faculty and staff from Montreal visit the area to better understand local health care services and plan jointly with the ASSS Abitibi-Témiscamingue for continued improvement.

Published: 12 Aug 2013

Leading the way - Excellence Award recognizes outstanding performance at RUIS McGill

Johanne Desrochers, Associate Director of RUIS McGill Telehealth is the recipient of the RUIS McGill Leadership Excellence Award.  “Her commitment, vigour and impact are greatly appreciated,” said Dr. David Eidelman, President of RUIS McGill, and Vice-Principal (Health Affairs) and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University.

Published: 31 Jan 2013