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Milestones, formerly Benchmarks, tells the stories of your donations and the lasting impact your generosity has on medical research, advanced training and day-to-day patient care at Royal University Hospital.

The newsletter is published three times a year, and while there are many stories in each issue, the highlights are noted here:

  • September 2021: Mission Possible: Operation New O.R. Campaign – New Equipment Delivers New Possibilities in Cancer Detection; A Lifesaving Trip to RUH’s New Adult Emergency Department; RUH’s Front Line Workers, Literally; Donating Investments to RUH Foundation
  • March 2021: Mission Possible: Operation New O.R. Campaign; An Unexpected Trip to the O.R.; The Perfect Bed; Anesthesiologists Consider the O.R. “Home”; Stepping up to Accelerate Women’s Health Research
  • December 2020: Transforming Surgical Care at Royal University Hospital; A Letter of Gratitude from Dr. Mike Kelly; Nurses: The Heart of the Operating Room; Returning and Ready: RUH Fellows

Past issues of the newsletter are available by contacting the Foundation office at 306.655.1984.


RUH Foundation CEO retiring after 15 years

Aug 03, 2021

Arla Gustafson, Royal University Hospital Foundation's Chief Executive Officer, is retiring after 15 years in the position. Even if the change doesn't come into effect until spring 2022, the search for the new CEO has already begun to ensure a smooth transition of leadership.

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Board Chair Announcement

Jul 14, 2021

Royal University Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Doug Osborn as our 2021-2022 Volunteer Board Chair. Doug has served on the RUH Foundation Board of Directors since 2015 most recently Chairing the Development Committee and serves as a Campaign Cabinet member for our $20 million Mission Possible: Operation New OR Campaign.

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Virtual visitation at Royal University Hospital possible thanks to partnership

Jul 07, 2020

Saskatoon’s Royal University Hospital’s (RUH’s) medical social workers support patients every day and see how family and friends play an important role in their recovery. That’s why RUH’s social workers are grateful to have received 20 tablets for patient use.

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