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  • Save the Date: Primary Care Pediatrics

    Wednesday, November 30, 2016

    During some sessions, the course breaks into small seminars to explore areas of particular interest. The practice of general pediatrics requires a large knowledge base covering many areas of practice. Keeping up to date is a challenge. Using the yearly course evaluations, we determine the topic areas most needed by pediatricians. These generally include disciplines that are not well-taught during training. We aim to present state of-the-art information that pediatricians can incorporate into their daily practices.
  • Career Advancement and Leadership Skills for Women in Healthcare

    Thursday, November 17, 2016

    This course focuses on developing competencies in these key leadership skill sets: Mission & Vision; Leadership Style & Skill; Strategic Planning; Negotiations & Advocacy; Fiscal Responsibility; Performance & Outcomes; Leading People; and Communication. The course also covers diversity strategies for organizations to decrease the gap for women in healthcare leadership.
  • Dual Energy CT 2016: Focused Review of an Emerging Technology with Novel Clinical Applications

    Friday, November 04, 2016

    Dual energy CT (DECT) is an emerging technology that has shown tremendous potential to enhance diagnosis & tissue characterization, resulting in improved patient care. The educational objective of this intensive, 1.5 day course is to provide a comprehensive, focused review of the major basic & advanced principles of DECT scanning in the evaluation, treatment, and management of acutely & chronically ill patients.
  • Grand Rounds - Eric Giza, MD

    Thursday, October 27, 2016

    Eric Giza, MD
    Chief of Foot & Ankle Service, University of California Davis Medical Group

    Host: Christopher DiGiovanni, MD
  • 6th Annual International Spine Surgery Symposium

    Monday, October 24, 2016

    More information and an agenda coming soon.
  • Save the Date: Common Pediatric Hurdles: Advice and Updates from the Experts

    Thursday, October 20, 2016

    This three quarter day live course will focus on the needs of the office-based practitioner. Subject matter presented will increase awareness of evolving and commonly encountered issues in daily practice with the goal of improving diagnostic skills and patient care. Experts will update attendees with new approaches to diagnosis and treatment of common issues seen in the primary care setting. Topics include will be listed at a later date
  • Grand Rounds - Martin Gargan, FRCS

    Thursday, October 20, 2016

    Martin Gargan, FRCS, MA
    Head, Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Harold & Bernice Groves Chair in Orthopaedics, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto

    Host: Brian Grottkau, MD
  • Primary Care Internal Medicine

    Monday, October 17, 2016

    Among HMS's highest-rated CME courses, this program covers a wide range of best practices and innovations in primary care. It focuses on the most clinically relevant components of and advances in internal medicine to enable better primary care decision making. Customize your learning experience with over 40 knowledge- and skills-building workshops.
  • Chest Imaging: 2016

    Monday, October 17, 2016

  • Grand Rounds - Alan S. Hilibrand, MD

    Thursday, September 29, 2016

    Alan S. Hilibrand, MD
    The Joseph & Marie Field Professor of Spinal Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

    Host: Louis Jenis, MD

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Stories in the 06/17/2016 Issue of Hotline

Each week, MGH Hotline reports important news within the Massachusetts General Hospital community featuring employees and initiatives that focus on bettering the future of clinical care, research and training.

  • Celebrating Patient Safety Stars

    As part of the MGH’s commitment to quality and safety, Hotline will feature each of the 50 Patient Safety Stars throughout the remainder of the year, highlighting a portion of their standout nominations.

  • Celebrating Pride Month

    On June 11, MGH staff once again marched and rode aboard a float in the annual Boston Pride Parade with colleagues from Brigham and Women’s Hospital. This year’s theme was “Solidarity Through Pride.”

  • Challenges and entertainment highlight HUBweek 2016

    A science communication competition, a forum to chart the future of mental health care, a conversation on medicine and race with the family of Henrietta Lacks, De-Stress Boston and an interactive series on the intersection of medicine and art are highlights of the exciting MGH programs planned for the second annual HUBweek.

  • Going the extra mile

    June 7 was Felix Mojica's day at the annual Operations Support Staff Day luncheon and Ricardo Diaz Memorial Award presentation. The award was established in memory and recognition of Diaz – who held positions in both Environmental Services and Buildings and Grounds – who tragically lost his life while removing snow from MGH sidewalks on Feb. 18, 2003.

  • Innovation and inspiration

    New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and his son Jonathan Kraft, president of The Kraft Group, visited the MGH May 26 to recognize leaders in cancer research.

  • Research Roundup June 17, 2016

    Research at the MGH is interwoven throughout more than 30 departments, centers and units, and is conducted with the support and guidance of the MGH Research Institute. The Research Roundup is a monthly series highlighting studies, news and events.

  • Royalty for the day

    On June 9, National American Miss Massachusetts Teen Kaitlyn Rose Kennedy hosted a prince/princess event in the Ellison 17 playroom. She invited the children to be “royalty for the day” and helped them de-sign crowns and creative capes.

  • Warm welcome

    Architecture past and present was the theme of a recent tour conducted by the Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation for Common Boston, a weekend festival of architecture and design.

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Exhibits
Visitors can explore exhibits in the main gallery of the Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation.

The Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation tells the rich story of Mass General through interactive media displays, artifacts and photographs. You can learn about the hospital's important contributions to the medical field and see how these discoveries and advancements have shaped the present – and how the hospital can continue to shape the future of medicine.


The Russell Museum is dedicated to drawing connections between innovations spanning a period of more than 200 years – from the hospital’s charter in 1811 to present day. We encourage you to visit us for an experience that will inform, inspire and engage.

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