History of Mass General

President Obama wishes Massachusetts General Hospital a happy 200th birthday

On Friday, September 16, 2011, Massachusetts General Hospital opened its bicentennial celebration with a special message from President Barack Obama. More than 1,000 staff, friends and honored guests filled the ballroom at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center to commemorate the hospital's 200th anniversary. Personal remarks by keynote speaker and former U.S. Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger, included reflections on his experience as an MGH patient over the past several decades.

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View historical and current images of Massachusetts General Hospital.