A New Hospital
Building a hospital – and shaping the future of children’s orthodepic care
When you donate to the new Shriners Hospitals for Children project, you will be ensuring that
every child will benefit from the latest medical practices, in friendly and comfortable
Located on the west end of the McGill University Health Center (MUHC) Campus, the building
no doubt impress with its simple exterior elegance. But it’s what’s inside the 207,000
square-foot hospital that counts.
Research space will more than double, to nearly 30,000 square feet. Meanwhile the Inpatient
will be housed on the 4th floor, providing 22 single patient rooms and a four bed step-down
unit, designed to meet all the highest standards for infection control. There are also
areas dedicated to families throughout the hospital, including the 3rd floor, which will
the four operating rooms.
There’s also a matter of location. The new Shriners Hospital will be located next to the
Children’s Hospital, and in close proximity to the medical research facilities of
The new hospital was designed with a deep understanding that it will be a home away from home
the children and families it will serve. Many of them will have travelled from across Canada
the northeastern US for treatment. Along with its creature comforts the building’s interior
design will be bright and airy, with a generous number of large windows and several
inviting natural light deep into the heart of the structure.
Altogether, the new hospital has been designed to create a unique healing and caring
staffed by dedicated professionals committed to improving the lives of children.