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In this issue, "Aladdin's Adventure," "MGH hosts president of Latvia," "Cracking the glass ceiling," and more.

Stories in the 10/08/2010 Issue of Hotline

Aladdin's Adventure

MGH Hotline 10.08.10 More than 400 friends and supporters of MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) enjoyed the magical storybook theme of Aladdin's Arabian nights at the 11th annual Storybook Ball at The Castle at Park Plaza.

Cracking the glass ceiling

MGH Hotline 10.08.10 In commemoration of Women in Medicine Month, the MGH last month hosted Eve J. Higginbotham, SM, MD, senior vice president and executive dean for Health Science at Howard University, who presented "Cracking the Glass Ceiling in Academic Medicine," Sept. 20 in the Thier Conference Room.

MGH hosts president of Latvia

MGH Hotline 10.08.10 Hundreds of clinical and research fellows train at the MGH each year and go on to achieve great things in their careers. One former fellow, who trained in the MGH Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in the early 1990s, is the current President of the Republic of Latvia Valdis Zatlers.

NIH grants support visionary MGH research projects

MGH Hotline 10.08.10 A team led by three MGH-affiliated investigators is among 20 recipients of the 2010 Transformative R01 Awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Rajiv Gupta, MD, PhD, appointed MGH site miner for CIMIT

MGH Hotline 10.08.10 Rajiv Gupta, MD, PhD, director of the MGH Ultra-High-Resolution Volume CT Lab, has been appointed the MGH site miner for the Center for Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology (CIMIT).

Recycling and reducing costs at the MGH

MGH Hotline 10.08.10 For the second year in a row, MGHers helped reduce waste and cut costs at the hospital by recycling their department's unwanted office supplies during the 2010 MGH Office Supply Recycle events.

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