In this week's issue: "A second chance: MGHfC and MEEI help save Haitian child with eye cancer," "MGHfC opens Ronald McDonald House Charities Family Rooms," "Chatting with Mike O'Donnell, RN, of "Boston Med," and more.

Stories in the 07/30/2010 Issue of Hotline

A second chance

MGH Hotline 07.30.10 Th efforts of three doctors at three separate institutions came together to forever change the life of one little boy living in a remote village in Haiti.

CCHI Youth Programs show appreciation to volunteers

MGH Hotline 07.30.10 The MGH Center for Community Health Improvement (CCHI) Youth Programs hosted an event at the Holiday Inn June 29 to thank the MGH employees who have volunteered their time to encourage and inspire the 350 students in its programs.

Chatting with Mike O’Donnell, RN, of “Boston Med”

MGH Hotline 07.30.10 Mike O'Donnell, RN, is one of many MGHers who have appeared in “Boston Med.” O’Donnell appeared in the July 22 episode of the eight-part series, which airs Thursday nights at 10 pm EST on Channel 5. To read a full-length interview with O'Donnell and other MGHers in the series, visit

IHP celebrates its preceptors

MGH Hotline 07.30.10 Caren Harris, RN, MSN, PNP, pediatric surgical nurse practitioner at MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC), spent two years working at the hospital before she decided to become a preceptor for the MGH Institute of Health Professions (IHP).

In General: Ian Wong, PhD

MGH Hotline 7.23.10 Ian Y. Wong, PhD, of the Department of Surgery and BioMEMS Resource Center, is one of 18 nationwide recipients of the Damon Runyon Fellowship Award.

In General: Julian M. Goldman, MD

MGH Hotline 07.30.10 Julian M. Goldman, MD, of the MGH Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care and Pain Medicine, director of Interoperability for CIMIT and medical director of Partners Biomedical Engineering, has received the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) Pioneer Award.

MGHfC opens Ronald McDonald House Charities Family Rooms

MGH Hotline 07.30.10 MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) has joined Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) to provide a comfortable and restful space for family members of children receiving care.

White 9 wedding offers comforting last moments

MGH Hotline 07.23.10 Wedding bells were ringing through the hallways of White 9 on June 24 when Susan Wollison and Richard Porter exchanged their vows in the inpatient room of Susan’s mother, Marcia Labourene.


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