In this week's issue: "A blast from the past," "'My Giving Helps' nears goal," "Understanding ED utilization," and more.

Stories in the 06/24/2011 Issue of Hotline

“My Giving Helps” nears goal

At the June 21 picnic, employees had the chance to dunk good-natured colleagues like Jeff Davis, senior vice president for Human Resources, above, at a dunk tank sponsored by the “My Giving Helps” MGH Fund Employee Campaign.

A blast from the past

MGHers traveled back in time to 1811 during this year’s Employee Summer Picnic hosted by MGH President Peter L. Slavin, MD.

Fellows win Medical Service Challenge

The Fellowship Program Team edged out the Yawkey 9 East Team by half a percentage point to win first place in the 2011 Medical Service Challenge hosted by the MGH Blood Donor Center.

MGH Leadership Academy hosts annual spring lecture

MGH managers and supervisors attending the fourth annual MGH Leadership Academy spring lecture on June 13 were treated to a new perspective on leadership training by guest speaker Ed Ruggero, author of “Combat Jump: The Young Men Who Led the Assault Into Fortress Europe, July 1943.”

Partners Night at the Pops draws nearly 1,000 physicians and guests

Passing out beads and coins as they made their way to the stage, eight physicians paraded into Symphony Hall May 20 to perform in the “Physician Talent” segment of the 14th annual “Partners Night at the Pops: A Celebration in Honor of Our Physicians.”

Revere Community Health Day celebrates collaboration

MGH Hotline 5.15.09 Members of the MGH Revere HealthCare Center and special guests gathered together April 28 to celebrate the center’s ninth annual Community Health Day.

Understanding ED utilization rates

Over the last 10 years, Emergency Department (ED) utilization rates have increased at double the rate of growth of the U.S. population.


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