News & Events

Browse our news and publications or find information on upcoming events in the Department of Dermatology.


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  • Wellman Center celebrates 40th anniversary

    Friday, December 04, 2015  Mass General

    More than 40 years ago, a gift from businessman Arthur Wellman to support the research of MGH dermatologist John Parrish, MD, launched what is now the Wellman Center for Photomedicine, the world’s largest research center focused on the medical effects and uses of light.

  • A positive approach to alopecia

    Friday, September 18, 2015  Mass General

    Joshua Corey, 13, has written a book chronicling his journey with an alopecia diagnosis.

  • #1 in the Nation

    Tuesday, July 21, 2015  Mass General

    U.S. News & World Report has named Massachusetts General Hospital the #1 hospital in the nation based on our quality of care, patient safety and reputation in 16 clinical specialties.

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  • Advocacy and awareness

    Monday, November 17, 2014  Mass General

    Arianne Shadi Kourosh, MD, of the MGH Department of Dermatology travels every year to Washington, D.C. to meet with members of Congress about issues affecting patient care. This year, she was accompanied by Daniel Sugai, MD, MGH’s first recipient of the AADA resident scholarship.

  • ‘Muchas gracias’

    Friday, October 10, 2014  Mass General

    Since 2005, 14 MGHers have joined Ernesto González, MD, on the list of past recipients of the Ernesto González Award for Outstanding Service to the Latino Community. At an Oct. 3 ceremony in the Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation, another two names were added.

  • #1 in New England, #2 in the nation

    Tuesday, July 15, 2014  Mass General

    U.S. News & World Report ranks Massachusetts General Hospital among the top hospitals in America based on our quality of care, patient safety and reputation in 16 specialties.

  • Dedicated to diversity

    Friday, May 23, 2014  Mass General

    MGH dermatologist Ernesto González, MD, who is revered not only for his clinical work but also for his impact on diversity at the MGH, was recently honored as one of nine Puerto Rican leaders inducted into the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College, The City University of New York.

  • Keeping safe while having fun in the sun

    Friday, May 16, 2014  Mass General

    In honor of Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Arturo Saavedra, MD, PhD, MBA, the new medical director for MGH Medical Dermatology, discusses the best way to keep safe from the sun’s rays.

Currently Browsing:2013

  • #1 in New England, #2 in the nation

    Tuesday, July 16, 2013  Mass General

    U.S. News & World Report ranks Massachusetts General Hospital among the top hospitals in America based on our quality of care, patient safety and reputation in 16 specialties.

  • Concert raises funds for children with disfiguring birthmarks

    Friday, January 18, 2013  Mass General

    Nearly $15,000 was raised during the third annual Vietnam Vascular Anomalies Center Benefit Concert, hosted by the MGH Department of Dermatology and the Wellman Center for Photomedicine and held at the Goethe Institut Boston.

Currently Browsing:2012

  • ¡Soy Latino! MGH community honors Gonzalez awardees

    Friday, September 28, 2012  Mass General

    Olga Campos, RN, and Dulce Cardona-Rivera, are this year's recipients of the Ernesto Gonzalez Award for Outstanding Service to the Latino Community.

  • 2012 Research Scholars announced

    Friday, May 25, 2012  Mass General

    The second group of MGH Research Scholars – recipients of unrestricted five-year grants to support innovative investigations – was announced at the hospital’s Research Advisory Council (RAC) annual meeting on May 11.

  • Concert benefits Vietnam children’s clinic

    Friday, January 27, 2012  Mass General

    THOUSANDS OF CHILDREN will have a new lease on life thanks to the $13,000 raised during the MGH Department of Dermatology’s recent benefit concert in support of the Vascular Anomalies Center in Vietnam, which provides free treatment for youth with disfiguring birthmarks.

Currently Browsing:2011

  • Women's health fair a success

    Friday, June 10, 2011  Mass General

    MGH Hotline 6.10.11 From free blood pressure checks to massage therapy gift certificate raffles, booths at "An Ounce of Prevention," a day-long women's health fair May 11 in the Bulfinch Tent, provided attendees with resources and information for living a long and healthy life.

  • BHCHP honors Ernesto Gonzalez, MD

    Friday, May 13, 2011  Mass General

    MGH Hotline 5.13.11 Ernesto Gonzalez, MD, a clinician, investigator and educator in the MGH Department of Dermatology, was honored April 25 with the Jim O'Connell Award from the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program (BHCHP).

  • In General:Department of Dermatology

    Friday, March 11, 2011  Mass General

    In General awards and honors

  • MGH concert benefits free clinic in Vietnam

    Friday, January 14, 2011  Mass General

    MGH Hotline 01.14.11 STRAINS OF SAINT-SAËNS, Bruch and Beethoven filled the Goethe Institut Boston on Dec. 4, as the MGH Department of Dermatology hosted a benefit gala and concert to raise funds for the Vascular Anomalies Center in Vietnam.

Currently Browsing:2010

  • There’s No Safe Tan

    Friday, May 14, 2010  Clinical

    Thinking about heading to an indoor tanning salon this spring? An expert from Mass General’s Department of Dermatology says “think again.”


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  • Summer 2015 SKINnovations Newsletter

    Friday, August 07, 2015

    This issue features: More than Rosy Cheeks ("Slapped Cheek Disease); Living with Alopecia, What is normal hair loss?, and Choices for cosmetic treatments that are safe to do in during the summer months.

Currently Browsing:2014

  • Summer 2014: Dermatology SKINnovations Newsletter

    Wednesday, July 09, 2014

    Read about the The Truth Behind the Tan, New MGH Research Regarding Open Wounds at Birth, A Guide to Men's Skin Care and Cosmetic Treatments, and Newly Diagnosed with Skin Cancer? Overcoming the fear.
  • MGH Melanoma Minute

    Monday, August 11, 2014

    Browse brief updates from the Mass General's Dermatology Melanoma and Pigmented Lesion Center.
  • Winter 2014: SKINnovations Newsletter

    Friday, December 12, 2014

    Read how are dermatologists are involved beyond our clinic walls to ensure that people everywhere receive the best dermatologic care. Stories include advocacy efforts for patient's rights, providing care to the homeless, and learn how one spot on the skin could be the sign of a life threatening disease.

Currently Browsing:2013

  • June 2013 Dermatology Newsletter

    Monday, June 17, 2013

    Learn why red heads may be at a greater risk for skin cancer, how to treat insect bites, how to apply sunless tanning products, and new advances in cosmetic dermatology.
  • October 2013 Dermatology Newsletter

    Monday, October 21, 2013

    Meet our new dermatologists and read about our expansion plans. Short articles on treating lice, what ingredients to look for in OTC moisturizers, and faster tattoo removal with fewer treatments.

Currently Browsing:2012

  • Spring/Summer 2012 Dermatology Newsletter

    Saturday, May 12, 2012

    Read brief articles advances in the treatment for melanoma, sun protection, caring for minor cuts and scrapes, and breakthroughs in cosmetic dermatology.
  • Fall/Winter2012-2013 Dermatology Newsletter

    Monday, October 01, 2012

    Brief articles and updates discussing the types of birthmarks, over the counter acne products, caring for dry skin, and what to do about brown spots.

Currently Browsing:2011

  • 2011 Spring Summer Dermatology Newsletter

    Friday, April 01, 2011

    Spring and Summer 2011: MGH Dermatology Newsletter. Read brief articles focused on maintaining healthy skin, sun protection, and the latest advances in treatments for skin conditions.
  • Fall 2011 Winter 2012 Dermatology Newsletter

    Saturday, October 15, 2011

    Mass General Dermatology Newsletter, Volume 3.: Read brief articles related to sun protection, itch, psoriasis, and reversing sun damage.

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  • Hensin Tsao, MD recommends what you can do to protect your family from melanoma

    Hensin Tsao, MD recommends what you can do to protect your family from melanoma

    Hensin Tsao, MD, Director of Mass General's Melanoma and Pigmented Lesion Center explains how family history, genetic risks and personal health history can all affect your risk of melanoma, and what steps you should take to detect it at an early, treatable stage.

  • Welcome to the Mass. General Dept. of Dermatology

    Welcome to the Department of Dermatology

    Our world-class medical staff have one overarching goal; helping patients enjoy their everyday activities while minimizing or eliminating their symptoms. Please visit our patient education section for directions, downloadable forms, and information. Enjoy your tour of our facilities.

  • Challenge Your Psoriasis

    Challenge Your Psoriasis

    You may be eligible to participate in a research study of an investigational medication.

  • Celebrating 200 Years: 1811 - 2011

    Celebrating 200 Years: 1811 - 2011

    Since 1811, people have counted on Mass General for answers, innovations and medical leadership. As our third century dawns, we remain ready to serve.

  • Dermatology, Laser and Cosmetic Center

    Dermatology, Laser and Cosmetic Center

    Mass General's Dermatology, Laser and Cosmetic Center's depth of experience is unmatched. Only board-certified dermatologists perform procedures.

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