In this week's issue: "MGH Picnic: Eat, Sing, Play," "MGH ranks among top," "They're Your Parents, Too!" and more

Stories in the 07/16/2010 Issue of Hotline

"They're Your Parents, Too!"

IT IS ESTIMATED that approximately 43 million people in the United States are caring for an aging parent or relative. Many do not share this responsibility with anyone, although a majority have siblings.

Film festival shines spotlight on organ donation

WHILE SOME MGHERS are having a brush with stardom through the ABC series "Boston Med," one MGH physician -- Joren C. Madsen, MD, DPhil, director of the MGH Transplant Center and section chief of Cardiac Surgery -- rubbed shoulders with celebrities for a worthwhile cause during the Donate Life Hollywood Film Festival in Beverly Hills June 11 and 12.

Future philanthropists support MGHfC

THE YOUNGEST of philanthropists recently demonstrated their support for pediatric patients at MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC).

MGH Picnic: Eat, Sing, Play

NOTHING SAYS SUMMER like a hot, sunny day, and Mother Nature delivered for this year’s annual Employee Summer Picnic hosted by MGH President Peter L. Slavin, MD.

MGH ranks among top

The MGH ranked third among the country's top hospitals on the annual list of "America's Best Hospitals" issue of U.S. News & World Report.

MGH residents and fellows make great save during soccer game

SPAIN MAY HAVE WON the World Cup, but a team of MGH medical residents and fellows had a victory of their own on the soccer field this summer when they helped save the life of another player.

Moss receives ACHE award

SUSAN CHAPMAN MOSS, MPH, executive director of the Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, is the winner of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) 2010 Massachusetts Early Careerist Healthcare Executive of the Year Award.

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