History of Mass General

Watch a series of video interviews with distinguished members of the Massachusetts General Hospital family to earn first hand about our history and some of the personalities that shaped it.

W. Gerald Austen, MD

W. Geralnd Austen, MD

Jane Darrah Claflin

Jane Darrah Claflin

Trustee, 1973 to 1979

Honorary Trustee, 1979 to present

Ladies Visiting Committee Member, 1958 to 1974

Ladies Visiting Committee Chair, 1962 to 1966

David Crockett

David Crockett

Associate Director, Resources and Development, 1951 to 1961

Deputy to the General Director, 1962 to 1974

Director, Resources and Development, 1972 to 1974

John Lawrence, Esq

John Lawrence, Esq

Trustee, 1947 to 1978

Vice Chairman of the Board, 1963 to 1964

Chairman of the Board, 1964 to 1978

Honorary Trustee, 1978 to 2007

Lawrence E. Martin

Lawrence E. Martin

Finance Office, 1949 to 1951

Comptroller, 1951 to 1961

Associate Director, Administration, 1961 to 1974

Associate General Director, 1974 to 1986

Senior Vice President, 1986 to 1994

Paul S. Russell, MD

Paul S. Russell, MD

Chief of Surgery, 1962 to 1969

Chief, Transplantation Unit, 1969 to 1990

John Homans Distinguished Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

John D. Stoeckle, MD

John D. Stoeckle, MD

Honorary Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital

Professor of Medicine, Emeritus, Harvard Medical School

John Potts, MD

John Potts, MD

Chief of General Medicine, 1981 to 1996

Director of Research Emeritus