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  • Chest Imaging: 2016

    Monday, October 17, 2016

  • Status Update and Emerging Trends in Abdominal Imaging

    Saturday, September 24, 2016

    The goal of this course is to provide a comprehensive and practical review of current and emerging applications of cross-sectional imaging modalities in the diagnosis and treatment of clinical gastrointestinal, genitourinary and gyneoclogical conditions. It will use a hybrid delivery model incorporating short, to-the-point didactic lectures followed by case-based educational material.
  • Neuroradiology Post Graduate Course: 2016

    Monday, September 19, 2016

    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.
  • Essentials of Emergency Radiology 2016: Pearls and Pitfalls

    Saturday, June 04, 2016

    The educational objective of this intensive two-day course is to provide a comprehensive, focused review of the major basic and advanced principles of diagnostic emergency radiology in the evaluation of acutely ill and injured patients. Special emphasis will be placed on recognition of common imaging mimics, pitfalls and artifacts as well as highlighting what the referring clinician needs to know; up-to-date emergency department workflow and clinical decision support tools; and relevant current healthcare policy issues.
  • Treating Obesity 2016: Blackburn Course in Obesity Medicine

    Thursday, June 02, 2016

    Presented by leading authorities in medicine, surgery, pediatrics, nutrition, endocrinology, gastroenterology and psychology, this course covers critical topics in the prevention and treatment of obesity and related disorders. In addition, a day-long subspecialty board review is offered for the American Board of Obesity Medicine board examination.
  • General Thoracic Surgery

    Thursday, May 26, 2016

    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 44th year. The objective of this course, which will be held May 26-27, 2016, 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.
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease for the General Cardiologist

    Thursday, May 26, 2016

    There are over 1 million Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) patients in the United States, the majority of whom have little interaction with the limited number of comprehensive multidisciplinary ACHD centers in the U.S. who can provide these patients with the specialized care that they need. Therefore, general adult cardiologists, pediatric cardiologists, echocardiographers, sonographers, and other allied health professionals are serving as the primary resource for diagnosing, treating and capturing the majority of ACHD patients across the country. This live course is dedicated to educating front line cardiac caregivers on up to date diagnosis and management of ACHD. This year's course includes focused sessions on disease management, supplemented with hands on interaction and discussions regarding key modalities such as; ultrasound, catheter-based intervention, mechanical device support, exercise testing/ prescription, and advanced drug therapies. Speakers will also address the pervasive multi-system complications in ACHD.
  • Cardiology Grand Rounds

    Wednesday, May 25, 2016

    This week's Grand Rounds Speaker is TBA and the topic is TBA
  • History of Cardiac Catheterization

    Wednesday, May 18, 2016

    This week's Grand Rounds Speaker is William Grossman, MD and the topic is History of Cardiac Catheterization
  • Cardiology Grand Rounds

    Wednesday, May 11, 2016

    This week's Grand Rounds Speaker is Robert Harrington, MD and the topic is TBA

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Stories in the 02/05/2016 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.

  • An honor from the White House

    2015 ended on a high note with a prestigious honor from the president of the United States for MGH’s Rakesh Jain, PhD, director of the Edwin L. Steele Laboratory for Tumor Biology in the Department of Radiation Oncology.

  • At the starting line

    The Boston Marathon is more than two months away, but 105 individuals who will tackle the course are already preparing for the challenges ahead – staying healthy, properly training and finishing 26.2 miles.

  • Donations for dessert

    All blood and platelet donors at the MGH Blood Donor Center Feb. 4 were treated to delicious cupcakes from some of Boston’s best bakeries as part of the center’s sixth annual Cupcake Tasting Event.

  • Recognizing the best in nursing literature

    The American Journal of Nursing recently announced its prestigious Book of the Year Awards, recognizing the best in nursing publishing. Two MGH-authored texts were honored with awards for 2015.

  • Travel for business? Enroll in TravelSafe

    MGHers travling for hospital business should consider enrolling in Partners TravelSafe, a travel information and emergency assistance program for Partners HealthCare hospital employees.

  • Valuing diversity in medicine: Physicians with disabilities

    Cheri A. Blauwet, MD, a physical medicine and rehabilitation and sports medicine practitioner at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, presented her talk, “Valuing All Forms of Diversity and Inclusion in Medicine: The Experience of Physicians with Disabilities,” at Department of Medicine Grand Rounds on Jan. 28.

  • What to know about SCAD

    “Thin, fit and athletic.” It’s not a typical portrait of a heart attack patient – but it’s how Malissa Wood, MD, co-director of the Corrigan Women’s Heart Health Program, describes dozens of her female patients in the last two years.

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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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