Whole Body Donation to an Educational Institution

Notifying of the Death of a Person Who Wished to Donate his or her Body to an Educational Institution

Notifying of the death of a person who is donating his or her body to an educational institution involves the following steps:
  • If the person dies in a hospital or a health and social services centre, notify the care staff so that they can inform the ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux;
  • if the death occurs at the domicile of the deceased, call,
      • during opening hours, the Direction des ententes de gestion et d'imputabilité et des relations institutionnelles of the Ministère so that it will undertake the necessary steps with the designated educational institution chosen by the deceased person or his or her family;
      • outside opening hours, call the funeral home chosen by the designated educational institution, by the deceased person, or by his or her family.
Funeral homes chosen by educational institutions for donation of the body
Designated educational institution Funeral home to contact
Université McGill, Montréal Université McGill
Université Laval, Québec Coopérative funéraire des Deux-Rives
Université de Sherbrooke Université de Sherbrooke
Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Collège de Rosemont, Montréal Magnus Poirier inc.
Université de Montréal Anatomy Lab at the Université de Montréal


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