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In this week's issue: "Global Health Symposium: Day-long event draws physicians, scientists and policy makers," "Baselga first incumbent of Chabner Chair in Hematology Oncology," "MGH caregivers share experiences in Haiti" and more

Stories in the 12/10/2010 Issue of Hotline

Baselga first incumbent of Chabner Chair in Hematology Oncology

MGH Hotline 12.10.10 A named chair is one of the highest honors a physician may receive in his or her lifetime.

CHApel CHAnukah CHAppening at MGH

MGH Hotline 12.10.10 Chanukah, also known as the eight-day Festival of Lights, is a Jewish holiday commemorating the victory of the Maccabees, the rededication of the Jerusalem Temple and the miracle of the oil that burned for eight days.

Global Health Symposium

MGH Hotline 12.10.10 The MGH has a longstanding history caring for its neighbors. What began 200 years ago as an effort in Boston to assist local neighbors in distress has expanded today into the hospital reaching out internationally to care for neighbors around the world.

In Memoriam: Paul M. Maloney

MGH Hotline 12.10.10 Paul M. Maloney, an MGH Buildings and Grounds electrician for nearly 10 years, died unexpectedly Dec 1.

MGH caregivers share experiences in Haiti

MGH Hotline 12.10.10 Following a 100-year absence on the island of Hispaniola, cholera – a potentially deadly bacterial disease that causes severe diarrhea and dehydration – not only has reemerged, but it also has reached epidemic proportions in Haiti.

Slavin to chair COTH board

MGH Hotline 12.10.10 Peter L. Slavin, MD, MGH president, has been selected as the 2010-2011 chair of the Association of American Medical College’s (AAMC) Council of Teaching Hospitals and Health Systems (COTH) administrative board.

Supporting brain cancer research

MGH Hotline 12.10.10 When her father John was diagnosed with a glioblastoma in June 2009, 10-year-old Elana Sargent wanted to find a way to help.

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