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  • Neuroradiology Post Graduate Course: 2017

    Monday, October 2, 2017

    The educational objective of this intensive five-day course is to provide a comprehensive review of basic and advanced principles in the management, acquisition and interpretation of structural and functional imaging studies of the brain, spine, and extra-cranial head and neck. A renowned guest faculty joins faculty from Harvard Medical School at Massachusetts General Hospital, the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Interactive learning formats such as Q&A sessions and group case discussions will be incorporated into the course to enable the participants to develop new strategies they can use in their practice setting.
  • Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program: Thesis Day

    Friday, June 16, 2017

    More information to come.
  • Neurorehabilitation 2017

    Thursday, June 15, 2017

    The country's most experienced and committed neurorehabilitation experts will present cutting-edge strategies, improved approaches, the latest findings, practical education, and hands-on methods to help you guide your patients to their maximum level of function. Covering a wide range of neurological conditions, approaches will include exercise, pharmacology, technology, wellness, integrative medicine, patient motivation, and caregiver assistance.
  • General Thoracic Surgery

    Thursday, May 25, 2017

    Our annual post-graduate course in general thoracic surgery--the first such course offered in the United States--continues to fulfill its mission for the 45th year. The objective of this course, which will be held May 25-26, 2017, is to provide an in-depth review of selected topics in general thoracic surgery. Emphasis will be on current principles of management and surgical technique.
  • Anesthesiology Update 2017

    Monday, May 8, 2017

    This in-depth course provides anesthesia practitioners with a comprehensive review of the most important advances in clinical anesthesiology. World-renowned specialists and master clinicians will present 2017 guidelines, innovations, challenging cases, and state-of-the-art clinical and patient safety updates that they can put to immediate use in their practice. 2017 Guidelines, New Innovations, Challenging Cases, and State-of-the-Art Clinical and Patient Safety Updates The program will include problem-based discussions, hands-on workshops and significant interaction with faculty.
  • Primary Care Orthopaedics

    Monday, May 8, 2017

  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 2017

    Sunday, April 30, 2017

    This comprehensive course provides updates to optimize your care of patients with conditions including sepsis, ARDS, lung transplantation, interstitial lung disease, COPD, cough, pleural disease, pneumonia, non- and tuberculous mycobacteria, asthma, thromboembolism, and lung cancer. Optional half-day workshop available on sleep medicine.
  • Infectious Diseases in Adults 2017

    Monday, April 24, 2017

    This comprehensive CME program provides a timely opportunity for ID specialists, hospitalists, primary care providers, pharmacists, pathologists, critical care and emergency physicians to hear directly from world-renowned specialists and master clinicians on their approaches to infectious diseases: common, challenging, rare and emerging.
  • Jesse B. Jupiter International Hand Forum

    Saturday, April 22, 2017

    Full agenda and more information.


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  • Sports Medicine 2017

    Wednesday, April 19, 2017

    This CME program provides a special and timely opportunity to hear directly from world-renowned physician specialists (physiatrists, orthopedists, radiologists), athletic trainers for the New England Patriots and the Boston Red Sox, and physical therapists on the cutting edge of rehabilitation about these changes, and how to incorporate them into practice.

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Stories in the 12/02/2016 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 has featured each of the 50 Patient Safety Stars throughout the year, highlighting their standout nominations.

  • fMRI: 25 years later

    In the early 1990s, researchers at the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at the MGH – then called the MGH-NMR Center – showed the world how imaging could reveal how the brain functions.

  • Knitting for newborns

    Tiny daisies, Tonka trucks and assorted other buttons adorn an array of handmade, knitted sweaters donated to newborn babies at the MGH by Ruth Buchanan, who has received her care at the hospital for many years.

  • Winter health tips: Making exercise a habit

    When exercise is a habit, it can help manage stress, improve mood, control blood pressure and lower the risk of heart disease, diabetes and some cancers. It also helps keep joints and muscles working as they age.

  • Winter health tips: Dealing with stress

    The holiday season can be a stressful time, and many patients report an uptick in stress-related health concerns, says Darshan Mehta, MD, MPH, medical director of the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at the MGH.

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They explore the leading-edge research that makes such care possible today and keeps a sharp focus on the possibilities of tomorrow. They detail how Mass General innovations in education, care delivery and other arenas are advancing the cause of health and wellness for the community, the nation and the world.

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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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