Promise magazine

Promise, the bi-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.

The current issue: Spring/Summer 2014


Cover story: The next frontier in HIV/AIDS care

St. Paul’s Hospital CANFAR Chair in HIV/AIDS Research, Dr. Bohdan Nosyk, is turning to data to uncover the most effective ways to deliver care to patients with HIV and AIDS.



  • Historic milestone in heart valve replacement
  • St. Paul’s Hospital celebrates 2,000th kidney transplant
  • iPal app dials in palliative care
  • 2013 Lights of Hope campaign
  • Calendar of events
  • Great Ways to Give

St. Paul's Hospital GI Clinic

Top to bottom care

Specialized medical teams and services have made St. Paul’s GI Clinic a leading BC centre for digestive system care.

Code Help

Calling Code H(elp)

St. Paul’s new phone-based health care program connects patients and their families to fast help from a specially trained nurse.

Ross fellows

Vision of the future

Renowned vitreo-retinal surgeon Dr. William Ross is training Fellows from around the world in sight-saving surgical techniques.

A simple blood test for COPD

Using genomics to uncover deadly lung disease

A simple blood test has the potential to improve the diagnosis and care of patients living with COPD.

My Health Connect

Breakthroughs: My Health Connect

A new interactive website ensures that help for patients is just a click away.

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Catching up

Photo essay: Catching up

Revisiting the remarkable journeys of St. Paul’s Hospital patients.

Q & A

Q & A

Meet accomplished kidney care physician, researcher and mentor Dr. Adeera Levin.