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In this week's issue, "Helping hands in India," "Keith D. Lillemoe, MD, to lead Department of Surgery," "'Dark Tide' author visits MGH book club," and more

Stories in the 01/28/2011 Issue of Hotline

"Dark Tide" author visits MGH book club

MGH Hotline 1.28.11 On hot summer days North End residents say they can still smell the molasses that flooded the neighborhood Jan. 15, 1919, tragically killing 21 people and wounding 150.

Bicentennial Corner 1.28.11

MGH Hotline 1.18.11 MGH pathologist Reginald Fitz, MD, studied the appendix and coined the word "appendicitis" in 1886.

Helping hands in India

MGH Hotline 1.28.11 When Stephanie Moore, md, a cardiologist with the MGH Heart Center, made her first trip to the city of Kolkata, India, in May 2009, she witnessed the extreme poverty experienced by many of the city's sick and poor.

In General awards and honors 1.28.11

MGH Hotline 1.28.11 In General

Keith D. Lillemoe, MD, to lead Department of Surgery

MGH Hotline 1.28.11 Keith D. Lillemoe, MD, a world-renowned general surgeon who specializes in pancreatic and biliary surgery, has been selected as the MGH's next surgeon-in-chief and chief of the Department of Surgery.

MGHfC hosts "Remembering Together" for bereaved families

MGH Hotline 1.28.11 The loss of a child is one of the most devastating experiences a person can endure.

Nominations for MGH Patient Safety Star now being accepted

MGH Hotline 02.05.10 MGHers are invited to nominate employees from any department across the MGH as an inaugural “MGH Patient Safety Star.”

Videophone for the Deaf

MGH Hotline 1.28.11

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