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In this week's issue, "Oh, baby! MGH celebrates first babies of bicentennial year," "MGH Warren Triennial Prize to honor pioneers of cellular reprogramming," "MGH past and future now highlighted online," "Big heart, big smile, Big Papi," and more.

Stories in the 01/07/2011 Issue of Hotline

A new year, a new health and fitness commitment

MGH Hotline 1.7.11 Guests at the Clubs at Charles River Park aiming to meet their New Year’s resolutions to tone up or lose weight now have 12 additional reasons to do so.

Big heart, big smile, Big Papi

MGH Hotline 1.7.11 With his trademark big smile and holiday teddy bears in tow, “Big Papi” David Ortiz visited the MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) pediatric floor on Ellison 18 on Dec. 22 accompanied by Santa Claus.

In memoriam: Michael Linshaw, MD

MGH Hotline 1.7.11 Michael Linshaw, MD, a pediatric nephrologist for MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC), died Dec. 31 at his home in Newton. Linshaw, who worked at MGHfC for more than a decade, was 70 years old.

Leadership meeting announces budget review process

MGH Hotline 1.7.11 Managers and supervisors from across the hospital, as well as those tuning in from off-site locations via satellite, convened in the O'Keeffe Auditorium Jan. 5 for the first leadership meeting of 2011.

MGH celebrates first baby of bicentennial

Mass General welcomes Mary Meredith Jones as the first baby born during the hospital's 200th year as an institution.

MGH past and future now highlighted online

MGH Hotline 1.7.11 In honor of the MGH bicentennial, the hospital has launched a number of exciting new interactive features that allow the local and worldwide community to join in the celebration of the MGH’s 200th anniversary.

MGH Warren Triennial Prize to honor pioneers of cellular reprogramming

MGH Hotline 1.07.11 The scientific centerpiece of activities celebrating the MGH bicentennial will be the presentation of the Warren Triennial Prize to Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD, of Kyoto University in Japan and the Gladstone Institutes in San Francisco, and Rudolf Jaenisch, MD, of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research and MIT.

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