MUHC at a glance

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) is an academic health network, and one of the largest and most modern in North America. 

Our mandate is to provide tertiary and quaternary care to the population of Montreal and Quebec. In other words, care that requires hospitalization, complex surgery, emergency intervention or specialized treatment. In addition to providing services in French, the MUHC is designated to offer services to patients in English.

MUHC at the Glance


The MUHC represents a community of more than 17,000 people:

MUHC at the glance


Our sites

Glen site
The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital)

Glen Site

The Montreal Neurological Hospital

Lachine Hospital
Montreal General Hospital

Lachine Hospital

The Montreal General Hospital


Spread out over four hospitals in Montreal, we support seven clinical missions and offer over 70 specialty health services.


The Research Institute of the MUHC is an international research powerhouse with a worldwide reputation in the field of biomedical sciences and health care. Last year alone, we had:

  • Ongoing research collaborations with 70 countries worldwide
  • 2,600+ peer-reviewed scientific publications 
  • 688 fundamental, clinical and evaluative researchers, including 491 funded researchers
  • 1,646 research trainees

Teaching and education

Affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine of McGill University, the MUHC cultivates an environment that allows students, postgraduate residents, and fellows to develop professionally while contributing to patient well-being. Every year, we welcome students from across the health spectrum into our hospitals, contributing to the next generation of healthcare providers.


RUISSS McGill covers a large and varied territory of Quebec, stretching from Montreal to Nunavik in the far north – over half the province’s area. For more information, please read the RUISSS-McGill page.

RUISSS McGill Telehealth

Telehealth is a service that lets you consult a physician, nurse or other health professional remotely. For more information, please read the Telehealth page.