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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 05/12/2017 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.

  • Down to the bones: How to spot and confront a silent ailment

    “Most people will reach their peak bone mass between the ages of 20 and 30,” says Joy Tsai, MD, of MGH Endocrinology. “While some amount of bone loss is expected with aging, it is important to identify if you have very low bone density so your doctor can make recommendations to help prevent broken bones.”

  • Excellence and excitement

    The MGH celebrated the achievements of its staff during the annual Partners in Excellence Ceremony April 27 under the Bulfinch Tents.

  • Infant Intervention: Saving Mihaly

    Before the birth of Rose's twins, prenatal testing showed one baby may have an intestinal blockage. Hours after Mihaly was born, MGHfC surgeons performed a life-saving surgery.

  • Phone phishing: Don't stall, report that call

    Email isn’t the only place where criminals go phishing for sensitive information. According to the MGH Office of Privacy and Security, criminals also use the telephone (phone phishing). All staff all have the potential to be targeted, and need to be alert.

  • Research Staff Appreciation Day

    Despite dreary weather, hundreds of MGH research staff at the main campus and in Charlestown Navy Yard enjoyed the annual Research Staff Appreciation Day lunch and ice cream celebration.

  • Study helps smokers quit, and never look back

    Like so many previous monumental moments in her life, Ellen Czahar, assistant and surgical coordinator in the MGH Orthopædics Department, wanted to document it with a snapshot. The empty pack of cigarettes marked the last pack she would smoke as she embarked on a happier, healthier way of life.

  • Talisman of healing

    Each personal journey is filled with challenges and milestones. May this gift continue to remind you of your own personal beauty and be a source of strength and healing to help nourish your soul along the way.

  • Two honored with Ellis Award

    “At the end of the day it’s about the patients, and that’s why I do what I do every day.” These words were spoken by Rony Dieuseul, patient services coordinator in the Psychiatry Department/Bipolar Clinic and Research Program, who was one of two recipients of this year’s Pamela J. Ellis Memorial Secretarial Award.

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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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