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In this week's issue, "'Individual Care, Global Impact,'" "Ether day: MGH celebrates longtime employees," "First annual PCS awards ceremony celebrates star employees," and more.

Stories in the 10/22/2010 Issue of Hotline

"Individual Care, Global Impact"

MGH Hotline 10.22.10 In the presence of nearly 500 supporters and friends gathered at the Westin Boston Waterfront on Oct. 15, the MGH announced the public launch of the largest fundraising effort in its 200-year history: the Campaign for the Third Century of MGH Medicine.

Bicentennial Corner: John Collins Warren, MD

MGH Hotline 10.22.10 John Collins Warren, MD, co-founder of the MGH and surgeon at the first successful public demonstration of surgical anesthesia on Oct. 16, 1846, also was a collector of anatomical specimens.

Ether Day

MGH Hotline 10.22.10 Oct. 16 is a very special day for the MGH, not only because it is the anniversary of the first successful public demonstration of ether as a surgical anesthetic but also because it is the hospital's annual chance to celebrate longtime employees.

First annual PCS awards ceremony celebrates star employees

MGH Hotline 10.22.10 It wasn’t dark yet, but the stars shone brightly the afternoon of Oct. 7 during Patient Care Services' (PCS) first annual awards ceremony, "One Celebration of Many Stars," held in the Bulfinch Tent.

In General: Douglas Drachman, MD

MGH Hotline 10.22.10 In General awards and honors

In General: Tom Maloney, RN, MSN

MGH Hotline 10.22.10 In General awards and honors

MAO welcomes newcomers, honors faculty award winners

MGH Hotline 10.22.10 To date, the Multicultural Affairs Office (MAO) Faculty Development Awards Program (MFDAP) has supported the research, education and clinical innovation projects of 22 MGH physicians from ethnic and racial backgrounds that are underrepresented in medicine (URM).

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