Cardiac Arrests and Bystander Resuscitation: Insights from Olympians


Cardiac Arrests and Bystander Resuscitation: Insights from Olympians

This bilingual event will take place in French and English 

Date: Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Time: 4:00 to 4:45 pm EDT

YouTube virtual event link:



  • Mr. Jeremy Levett, MDCM 2023 Candidate, McGill University and Chair of the WRAH 2020 Campaign

WRAH Ambassadors:

  • Dr. Joannie Rochette, Bronze Medal Olympian in Figure Skating and recent MDCM graduate who is currently completing her residency in anesthesiology. Joannie will share the story of her mother’s sudden heart attack.
  • Ms. Jacqueline Simoneau, Rio 2016 Olympian in synchronized swimming; 4 times PanAmerican Games Gold Medallist; 38 times World Series Medallist.

Special Guest:

  • Mr. Jean-Philippe LaRose, a sudden cardiac arrest survivor, will share his story.


  • Dr. François de Champlain, emergency physician and team leader in traumatology at the McGill University Health Centre; Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, McGill University; and President & Founder of the Jacques de Champlain Foundation.

We invite you to visit to discover the Campaign and its impactful videos and live events, and to follow #McGillWRAH on our social media platforms.

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