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  • Neurological Emergencies

    Thursday, November 9, 2017

    Designed for clinicians in the fields of Emergency Medicine, Neurology, Critical Care, Hospital Medicine, Urgent Care, and Internal/Family Medicine, this program provides state-of-the-art approaches to quickly and effectively diagnose a neurological emergency. New Algorithms to Rapidly Evaluate Headaches * Dizziness * Back Pain * Weakness * Coma * Delirium * Seizures * Stroke * TIA * Head Injury
  • Primary Care Internal Medicine

    Monday, October 16, 2017

    Among HMS's highest-rated CME courses, this program covers a wide range of best practices and innovations in primary care. It focuses on the most clinically relevant components of and advances in internal medicine to enable better primary care decision making. Customize your learning experience with 48 knowledge- and skills-building workshops.
  • Dual Energy CT 2017: Focused Review of an Emerging Technology with Novel Clinical Applications

    Friday, October 13, 2017

    Dual energy CT (DECT) is an emerging technology that has shown tremendous potential to enhance diagnosis & tissue characterization, resulting in improved patient care. The educational objective of this intensive, 1.5 day course is to provide a comprehensive, focused review of the major basic & advanced principles of DECT scanning in the evaluation, treatment, and management of acutely & chronically ill patients.
  • Update in Clinical Cardiology

    Wednesday, October 11, 2017

    Update in Clinical Cardiology ensures attendees are current with recent advances in clinical cardiology and the best ways to incorporate them into daily practice to optimize patient outcomes. This comprehensive CME course covers the full spectrum of cardiovascular diseases and syndromes and the most current diagnostic and treatment options for them.
  • Neuroradiology Post Graduate Course: 2017

    Monday, October 2, 2017

    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.
  • Overcoming Obesity 2017

    Wednesday, September 13, 2017

  • Treating Obesity 2017: Blackburn Course in Obesity Medicine

    Thursday, June 22, 2017

    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.
  • Blackburn Course in Obesity Medicine: Treating Obesity 2017

    Wednesday, June 21, 2017

  • Midlife Women's Health CME: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Care

    Friday, June 16, 2017

    This course, taught by a multidisciplinary group of experts from the Midlife Women's Health Center at Massachusetts General Hospital, addresses the problem of optimizing the care of midlife (menopausal) women. This course is needed as midlife women's health involves a range of medical specialties and changes in clinical practice based on rapidly evolving evidence from advances in research and technology. Given demographic changes in the U.S. population, midlife women are becoming an increasingly important group served by healthcare providers, with needs that cross many areas of medical expertise.
  • Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program: Thesis Day

    Friday, June 16, 2017

    More information to come.

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Stories in the 04/14/2017 edition 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.

  • Cutting-edge cardiovascular care featured at forum

    The World Medical Innovation Forum will be held in Boston May 1-3. Hosted by Partners HealthCare, the third annual forum brings together nearly 1,000 international cardiovascular innovation decision-makers from industry, investment, clinical and research communities.

  • Egg-cellent adventure

    MassGeneral Hospital for Children patients and their siblings were treated to an egg-cellent adventure at the 13th annual Spring Egg Hunt April 13.

  • Home Base receives royal support at 2017 Boston Marathon

    An American and a British wounded veteran – retired U.S Army Maj. Ivan Castro and Karl Hinett – are running both the 2017 Boston Marathon and the Virgin Money London Marathon to support Home Base, a Red Sox Foundation and MGH Program, and The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry’s Heads Together Campaign.

  • MGH Stands Up for Science

    At noon on April 22, hundreds of MGH staff will gather to “Stand Up for Science” on the Bulfinch Lawn before marching to the Boston Common as part of the March for Science, an event taking place in more than 400 cities around the world.

  • Nothing but net

    The MGH Basketball League closed out its 40th season this month, marking the occasion with a free throw competition and a final championship game.

  • Travel ban impact for laptops/cell phones

    The current Federal Administration’s Executive Orders on Immigration and Travel have raised concern for some MGH researchers, providers and community members who plan to travel.

  • What does it mean to be 'sleepy'?

    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.

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They explore the leading-edge research that makes such care possible today and keeps a sharp focus on the possibilities of tomorrow. They detail how Mass General innovations in education, care delivery and other arenas are advancing the cause of health and wellness for the community, the nation and the world.

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Visitors can explore exhibits in the main gallery of the Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation.

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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