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In this week's issue: "Sharing Science: MGHers volunteer at Timilty science fair," "The sweetness of giving," "Paul S. Russell, MD, Museum highlights evolution of MGH medical innovation," and more.

Stories in the 02/11/2011 Issue of Hotline

A sea of knowledge

MGH Hotline 02.11.11 As part of the Center for Community Health Improvement (CCHI) Youth Programs' efforts to promote learning about science, technology, engineering and math subjects to local students, the center is partnering with Coastal Studies for Girls, the country's only residential science and leadership semester school for 10th grade girls.

Bicentennial corner 02.11.11

MGH Hotline 02.11.11 As part of the MGH bicentennial celebration, on Feb. 25, the Paul S. Russell, MD, Museum of Medical History and Innovation will host a presentation by Webster Bull, co-author of "Something in the Ether: A History of Massachusetts General Hospital 1811 to 2011."

In General: Jain and Kwon

MGH Hotline 02.11.11 In General awards and honors

MGH Lunder Building will house new Central Sterile Processing and Supplies department

MGH Hotline 02.11.11 With occupancy of the Lunder Building scheduled to take place this summer, many MGHers are curious about what services and departments will move into the new building. The areas that will be located in the Lunder Building include expanded emergency services, radiation oncology, imaging, neurosciences, and surgical and procedural facilities. To help the MGH community learn more about each area and their new capabilities and enhancements, MGH Hotline regularly will publish articles highlighting each service.

Paul S. Russell, MD, Museum highlights evolution of MGH medical innovation

MGH Hotline 02.11.11 As a highlight to the MGH bicentennial year, the hospital will open the Paul S. Russell, MD, Museum of Medical History and Innovation, named in honor of longtime MGH physician Paul S. Russell, MD, a pioneer in the field of transplant surgery and chair of the MGH History Committee.

Sharing Science

MGH Hotline 02.11.11 In addition to their daily work at the hospital, approximately 50 MGH employees took on a new responsibility as judges of the annual science fair held at the James P. Timilty Middle School in Roxbury.

The sweetness of giving

MGH Hotline 02.11.11 For those who donate blood at the MGH Blood Donor Center, the true reward is helping to save a life. But on Feb. 9, individuals who donated at the center received an extra benefit -- cupcakes from local bakeries Curly Cakes, South End Buttery and Flour.

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