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Health information for patients & families


  • Health information and resources for patients and their families
  • Staff training in creating effective patient learning materials

Contact information:

Patient and Family Resource Centre - Health Sciences Library
3755 Côte-Sainte-Catherine Road, Room A-200 (Côte-des-Neiges entrance)
Montreal (Quebec)  H3T 1E2
Web site

Staff hours:


Julia Kleinberg
514-340-8222, ext. 22391

Kendra Johnston
514-340-8222 ext. 22453

Services & Resources: 

For patients, visitors, CIUSSS staff, physicians and trainees/interns:

For CIUSSS staff, physicians and trainees/interns:

  • JGH Patient Education Network (PEN): An interdisciplinary group that has the mandate to provide guidance to staff wishing to create patient education materials, to increase awareness of issues such as literacy and health literacy, and to increase access to reliable health information for patients and families.
  • PEN Handbook: How to create effective patient learning materials.

    • For more information:
      Libraries Resources of the CIUSSS: The Libraries and Documentation centres are specialized in various topics and enable professionals, physicians, researchers and trainees/interns of the CIUSSS to access scientific literature on health, social sciences and rehabilitation.