What's Happening: Dec. 6, 2013
What's Happening: Dec. 6, 2013
MGH Russell Museum Afternoon Lecture Series
The MGH Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation is hosting a lunchtime lecture from noon to 1 pm, Dec 10. "The History and Promise of Research on Neurodegenerative Diseases" with guest speaker Anne Young, MD, PhD, director, MassGeneral Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases (MIND) will be held in the museum's Putnam Gallery. Attendees are encouraged to bring their lunch. For more information or to register, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Senior HealthWISE events
MGH Senior HealthWISE will host the following events:
For more information about Senior HealthWISE events, call 617-724-6756 or visit www.massgeneral.org/geriatrics/seniorhealthwise.
Nominate teams or leaders for the 2014 Service Excellence Awards
A new award recognizes achievement related to patient survey scores and also recognizes teams and leaders who have helped create an outstanding patient experience. The first group of awards will be linked directly to 2013 inpatient and outpatient survey results. The second group of awards -- for teams and leaders -- will be chosen from nominations submitted by MGH employees. The Patient Experience Leadership Council, comprised mostly of senior management, will select winners.
Recognize the work and dedication of successful teams and leaders at the MGH by submitting a nomination. Download the team nomination form or leader nomination form and email nominations to email@example.com by Dec. 20. For more information, contact Christina Armstrong at 617-726-0343.
“Legal Rights and Resources for Survivors”
The MGH Domestic Violence Legal Partnership is hosting a workshop from 10 am to 11 am, Dec. 11 at the Yawkey Conference Room 2-210. The workshop will provide a general overview of the legal issues commonly facing survivors of domestic violence and the legal resources available. Guest Speaker Attorney Christopher Logue will provide several case examples from his experience at the MGH Domestic Violence Legal Partnership and will explain how MGH staff and patients can access the services of this partnership. For more information, visit www.havenatmgh.org or contact Liz Speakman at 617-726-7674 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
U.S. Citizenship classes at MGH
Registration is underway for the five-week U.S. Citizenship class, beginning mid-January at the MGH. Classes take place from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. The course is available at no cost to MGH employees and their families. Participants are responsible for the $680 citizenship application fee.
To learn more about the program, contact Liz Hogan, email@example.com or 617-399-3223.
Call for applications for the Corrigan Minehan "SPARK" Awards
The Institute for Heart, Vascular and Stroke Care is accepting applications for the 2014 SPARK Awards. Targeted towards junior faculty members, these philanthropy-supported grants serve to support innovative, cross-disciplinary research. The submission deadline is 5 pm, Jan. 10. For more information, download the application guidelines or contact Kiely Turgeon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) courses
ALCS courses are available on the following dates:
Jan. 27, 5:30 to 10:30 pm
April 9, 5:30 to 10:30 pm
May 14, 5:30 to 10:30 pm
Aug. 13, 5:30 to 10:30 pm
Oct. 8, 5:30 to 10:30 pm
Two-day Certification Classes: The first day of the two-day classes includes lectures (Airway, ACS) and the second day includes Megacodes and Airway testing.
Day 1: March 10, 8 am to 3 pm
Day 2: March 24, 8 am to 3 pm
Tentative, Day 1: June 20, 10:30 am to 5 pm
Tentative, Day 2: June 23, 8 am to 1 pm
Day 1: July 10, 8 am to 3 pm
Day 2: July 11, 8 am to 1 pm
Day 1: Sept. 12, 8 am to 3 pm
Day 2: Sept. 22, 8 am to 1 pm
Day 1: Nov. 6, 8 am to 3 pm
Day 2: Nov. 7, 8 am to 1 pm
Class locations will be identified with registration confirmation notification. To register visit http://www.massgeneral.org/emergencymedicine/assets/Library/ACLS_registration_form.pdf
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