Promise magazine

Promise, the semi-annual magazine of St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation, provides updates and in-depth features on the innovative and world-leading care, research and teaching taking place at St. Paul’s.


Cover story: Eliminating disease

Dr. Julio Montaner and the BC-CfE at St. Paul’s Hospital are applying skills gained through 30 years of HIV/AIDS research to eliminate hepatitis C and other communicable diseases.



  • Excimer laser transforms cardiovascular surgery
  • Nurse Jasmine McEachern helps Ebola patients in Sierra Leone
  • 2014 Lights of Hope raises $2.62 million
  • Calendar of events
  • St. Paul’s pioneering disaster care
  • Great Ways to Give

Maternity Centre

Top-tier maternity care

Women facing high-risk pregnancies receive comprehensive care from a multidisciplinary team of specialists at St. Paul’s Maternity Centre.


Stopping sepsis

A new test and treatment for severe, life-threatening sepsis is the focus of groundbreaking research at St. Paul’s.


Practice makes perfect

Life-like computerized simulation mannequins allow medical teams at St. Paul’s to practise life-saving responses to medical crises.

Hypertension Clinic

Regulating blood pressure

St. Paul’s Hospital’s Hypertension Clinic provides comprehensive care to patients with high blood pressure.


Breakthroughs: Sight-saving lasers

Learn how new laser technology at St. Paul’s Eye Clinic will transform care for patients with cataracts and glaucoma.

Catching up

Photo essay: Heart and lung innovation

See some of the innovative work at the Centre for Heart Lung Innovation at St. Paul’s.

Q & A

Q & A

Meet award-winning ear specialist, researcher and mentor Dr. Brian Westerberg.