In this week's issue, "Disparities Solutions Center celebrates five-year anniversary," "MGHfC honors amazing moms," "MGH Student Health Center at Chelsea receives high marks," and more.

Stories in the 07/23/2010 Issue of Hotline

Cyclists take to the streets to conquer childhood cancer

MGH Hotline 7.23.10 NOW IN ITS EIGHTH YEAR, the Granite State Quest (GSQ) is a 50- or 100-mile bicycle ride through southern New Hampshire that benefits the Center for Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC).

Disparities Solutions Center celebrates five-year anniversary

MGH Hotline 7.23.10 THE DISPARITIES SOLUTIONS CENTER (DSC) at MGH was established in July 2005, as a first-of-its-kind center dedicated to the elimination of racial and ethnic disparities in health care.

Haiti symposium highlights need to sustain response

MGH Hotline 7.23.10 ON JUNE 24, members of the MGH community gathered in the O'Keeffe Auditorium for an event focusing on the continuing crisis in Haiti.

In General: The MGH is finalist for Association of American Medical Colleges Spencer Foreman Award

MGH Hotline 7.23.10 The MGH has been selected as one of three finalists for the Association of American Medical Colleges Spencer Foreman Award for Outstanding Community Service.

MGH hosts local hawk family

MGH Hotline 7.23.10 THE REPUTATION of the MGH as the place to have children has spread to the animal kingdom, as a young family of red-tailed hawks is being raised at the heart of the main campus.

MGH Student Health Center at Chelsea receives high marks

MGH Hotline 7.23.10 FOR 20 YEARS, the MGH Student Health Center at Chelsea High -- a satellite of the MGH Chelsea HealthCare Center -- has helped meet the primary care and mental health care needs of Chelsea teens, offering services such as physical exams, immunizations, nutrition counseling and behavioral health services.

MGHfC honors amazing mothers

MGH Hotline 7.23.10 CANCER DOESN'T just affect the people diagnosed with it -- it affects entire families.

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