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In this week's issue, "Charter milestone," "Lunder Building to 'Go Live' this summer," "Multicultural Affairs office hosts first alumni reunion," and more

Stories in the 02/18/2011 Issue of Hotline

MLK event speaker offers insight on education reform

MGH Hotline 2.18.11 In addition to honoring a legendary civil rights leader, Partners HealthCare’s annual event, “A Celebration of the Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.,” aims to inspire the Partners and MGH communities to uphold King’s values of equality and justice for all people.

A lifesaving gift

MGH Hotline 2.18.11 The meeting of 50-year-old Erin Cortright with 28-year-old Carrie Atkins, surrounded by a team of MGH caregivers from the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, brought tears to many eyes.

Charter milestone

MGH Hotline 2.18.11 Two hundred years ago, on Feb. 25, 1811, the Massachusetts State Legislature convened to decide upon “An act to incorporate certain persons by the name of Massachusetts General Hospital.

Lunder Building to “Go Live” this summer

MGH Hotline 2.18.11 In preparation for the summertime transition of several hospital programs and services to the Lunder Building, the MGH Go Live Group for the new facility was established under the auspices of Jean Elrick, MD, senior vice president for Administration.

MGH goes red for women’s heart health

MGH Hotline 2.18.11 Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the MGH Heart Center and Corrigan Women’s Heart Health Program brought attention to hearts everywhere by celebrating “Go Red for Women” month with a series of events and activities to raise awareness of heart disease in women.

Multicultural Affairs Office hosts first alumni reunion

MGH Hotline 2.18.11 In celebration of the MGH bicentennial year, the MGH Multicultural Affairs Office (MAO) hosted it first Alumni Reunion Feb. 11 and 12 with more than 160 underrepresented in medicine (URM) current and past faculty and trainees, MAO representatives, friends and colleagues.

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