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  • Save the Date: Primary Care Pediatrics

    Wednesday, November 30, 2016

    During some sessions, the course breaks into small seminars to explore areas of particular interest. The practice of general pediatrics requires a large knowledge base covering many areas of practice. Keeping up to date is a challenge. Using the yearly course evaluations, we determine the topic areas most needed by pediatricians. These generally include disciplines that are not well-taught during training. We aim to present state of-the-art information that pediatricians can incorporate into their daily practices.
  • Career Advancement and Leadership Skills for Women in Healthcare

    Thursday, November 17, 2016

    This course focuses on developing competencies in these key leadership skill sets: Mission & Vision; Leadership Style & Skill; Strategic Planning; Negotiations & Advocacy; Fiscal Responsibility; Performance & Outcomes; Leading People; and Communication. The course also covers diversity strategies for organizations to decrease the gap for women in healthcare leadership.
  • Dual Energy CT 2016: Focused Review of an Emerging Technology with Novel Clinical Applications

    Friday, November 04, 2016

    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.
  • Save the Date: Common Pediatric Hurdles: Advice and Updates from the Experts

    Thursday, October 20, 2016

    This three quarter day live course will focus on the needs of the office-based practitioner. Subject matter presented will increase awareness of evolving and commonly encountered issues in daily practice with the goal of improving diagnostic skills and patient care. Experts will update attendees with new approaches to diagnosis and treatment of common issues seen in the primary care setting. Topics include will be listed at a later date
  • Primary Care Internal Medicine

    Monday, October 17, 2016

    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 over 40 knowledge- and skills-building workshops.
  • 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.
  • Neurological Emergencies

    Thursday, September 22, 2016

    Designed for clinicians in the fields of emergency medicine, inpatient and outpatient neurology, urgent care, primary care, critical care and hospital medicine, this program provides state-of-the-art approaches and tools to quickly and effectively diagnose a neurological emergency. Coverage includes the most current algorithms to evaluate neurological complaints. See the course website for more information.
  • Overcoming Obesity 2016

    Wednesday, September 21, 2016

  • 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.

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Stories in the 05/20/2016 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.

  • Celebrating Patient Safety Stars

      • As part of the MGH’s commitment to quality and safety, Hotline will feature each of the 50 Patient Safety Stars throughout the remainder of the year, highlighting their standout nominations.
  • First penile transplant in the nation

    • “Today, I begin a new chapter filled with personal hope and hope for others who have suffered genital injuries, particularly for our service 
members who put their lives on the line and suffer serious damage as a 
result,” says Thomas Manning, 64, who, earlier this month, received the 
nation’s first penis transplant at the MGH. “If you tell the truth, you have 
nothing to worry about. I’m not ashamed at all.”
  • Let the challenge begin

      • It has been about 140 days since Lee Schwamm, MD, executive vice chairman of the Department of Neurology and director of Stroke Services, began exercising every single day for at least 30 minutes per day.
  • Outstanding honor

        • Peter L. Slavin, MD, MGH President, and 
Joan Quinlan, vice president for Community Health, along with leaders from the MGH Center for Community Health Improvement, received the 2015 Foster G. McGaw Prize for Outstanding Community Service.
  • Physician Recognition Dinner honors clinical excellence

          • Close to 650 physicians and guests gathered for the eighth Physician Recognition Dinner on May 14 at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel. During the evening, the Brian A. McGovern, MD, Awards for Clinical Excellence were bestowed to physicians who emulate the dedication, compassion and kindness that McGovern – who died in 2003 – is remembered for.
  • Staying healthy and well

        • Nearly 100 people attended the Midlife Women’s Health Community Conference on May 10. The event, in the O’Keeffe Auditorium, focused on the specific changes in the health of women at midlife and was free for patients, staff and members of the hospital community.

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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.


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