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  • 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

  • Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program: Thesis Day

    Friday, June 16, 2017

    More information to come.
  • Neurorehabilitation 2017

    Thursday, June 15, 2017

    The country's most experienced and committed neurorehabilitation experts will present cutting-edge strategies, improved approaches, the latest findings, practical education, and hands-on methods to help you guide your patients to their maximum level of function. Covering a wide range of neurological conditions, approaches will include exercise, pharmacology, technology, wellness, integrative medicine, patient motivation, and caregiver assistance.
  • Gastroenterology 2017

    Monday, June 12, 2017

    This highly-rated CME program ensures participants are current with state-of-the-art GI strategies and clinical practices. It covers recent advances and their impact on clinical approaches and on patient outcomes. Updates, best practices, and new guidelines are presented by nationally recognized GI experts and master clinicians. As new strategies, guidelines, and diagnostic and treatment options are presented, they are coupled with specific recommendations for incorporating these updates into your day-to-day work. This program also offers a glimpse into the future of gastroenterology with engaging lectures given by world-renowned experts on inspiring and cutting-edge topics.
  • Internal Medicine Comprehensive Review and Update 2017

    Monday, June 5, 2017

    Enhance your skills and optimize your patient outcomes by joining Harvard Medical School's most distinguished faculty in Internal Medicine and its subspecialties as they provide updates, best practices and clinical strategies designed to improve day-to-day practice in both ambulatory and inpatient settings.

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Stories in the 02/17/2017 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.

  • Heart Month happenings

    A little snow didn’t stop people from getting into the Heart Month spirit on Feb. 10.

  • Marathon miles for mom

    Boston Marathon runner Helen van Riel wants to support the medical professionals who kept her “favorite person in the world” alive and healthy.

  • Research Roundup February 2017

    Research at the MGH is interwoven throughout more than 30 departments, centers and units, and is conducted with the support and guidance of the MGH Research Institute. The Research Roundup is a monthly series highlighting studies, news and events.

  • Share your love

    Let’s make this year’s Valentine's Day special for the very special people who are a part of the MGH community — the doctors, nurses, researchers and the rest of the MGH family, including patients and their loved ones — who inspire us all with their strength.

  • Some of science's toughest questions, answered

    Who is more resilient to trauma, women or men? Can listening to certain types of music help with memory? These were just some of the questions that seventh- and eighth-graders from the James P. Timilty Middle School in Boston sought to investigate at the recent MGH/Timilty Science Fair.

  • The Palliative Care Division celebrates two decades at the MGH

    As the MGH celebrates the 20th anniversary of Palliative Care, Vicki Jackson, MD, chief of the Palliative Care and Geriatric Medicine Division, talks about the emotion of this milestone, the excitement of embarking on the division’s future projects and the challenges the unit has overcome.

  • The Year of the Rooster

    On Feb. 10, the MGH Chinese Scientists and Staff Association hosted its annual Lunar New Year celebration. More than 250 people from the MGH community gathered in the Simches Building to enjoy a festive dinner and a variety of entertainment to welcome the Year of the Rooster.

  • To a veteran: Letters filled with love

    525 Valentine’s Day cards were created at the second annual Valentines for Veterans event Feb. 2, hosted by the MGH Military Veterans Partners (MVP).

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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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