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In this week's issue "MGH's first new employees of 2011," "Examining racial and ethnic stereotypes in health care," "Materials Management at the Lunder Building," and more.

Stories in the 01/14/2011 Issue of Hotline

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MGH Hotline 01.14.11 WHILE THE FIRST medical patient at the MGH was a saddler, the first surgical patient was an Irish sailor.

Examining racial and ethnic stereotypes in health care

MGH Hotline 01.14.11 OFTEN WITHOUT BEING AWARE OF IT, individuals can rely on preconceived ideas about others based on how that other person appears.

In General: J.A. Jeevendra (Jeeva) Martyn, MD, and Jeannie T. Lee, MD, PhD

MGH Hotline 01.14.11 In General awards and honors

MGH again manages severe snowstorm

MGH Hotline 01.14.11 LAST WEEK the commonwealth was hit by yet another major snowstorm – the second in only a few weeks.

MGH concert benefits free clinic in Vietnam

MGH Hotline 01.14.11 STRAINS OF SAINT-SAËNS, Bruch and Beethoven filled the Goethe Institut Boston on Dec. 4, as the MGH Department of Dermatology hosted a benefit gala and concert to raise funds for the Vascular Anomalies Center in Vietnam.

MGH Nurse-Midwifery Service presents on cultural differences in care

MGH Hotline 01.14.11 DIFFERENT CULTURES approach health care in different ways, and understanding these differences is the key to providing culturally competent care for all patients.

MGH’s first new employees of 2011

MGH Hotline 01.14.11 THE FIRST NEW EMPLOYEE ORIENTATION CLASS of the MGH bicentennial year featured special guest MGH President Peter L. Slavin, MD, who each January welcomes the year’s first class.

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