Stories in the 07/15/2011 Issue of Hotline
In academia, it’s a remarkable achievement for any physician to be promoted to full professor.
Raising more than $50,000 this year, the Thomas S. Durant, MD, Golf Tournament was held June 13 at the Oyster Harbors Club in Osterville, Mass.
Designed to sustain productivity of women scientists at the MGH who are balancing their research careers with the responsibilities of raising a family, the Claflin Distinguished Scholar Awards annually are presented to junior faculty members at the MGH.
Given the rapid pace of change in health care today, it is important to understand and improve the environment where care is provided, explained Jeanette Ives Erickson, RN, DNP, FAAN, senior vice president for Patient Care and chief nurse, as she presented this year’s Linda Kelly Nursing Lecture
In General awards and honors
A beloved oncology nurse, Catherine A. Gouzoule, RN, died June 26 at the MGH.
More than 4,000 employees in Operations Support roles were honored during the annual Operations Support Staff Day luncheon under the Bulfinch Tent on June 30.
Staff and patients had the opportunity on July 11 to view the legendary trophy won last month by the Boston Bruins: the Stanley Cup. The cup, which weighs more than 30 pounds and stands almost 3 feet high, made its way to floors throughout the hospital during an on-site visit arranged by Scott Waugh, PT, ATC, clinical director of the MGH Sports Physical Therapy Service in the Department of Orthopædic Surgery and rehabilitation coordinator for the Bruins.
After years of planning and preparation, two departments – the Central Sterile Processing and Supply (CSPS) Unit and the Sumner M. Redstone Emergency Department (ED) – celebrated their transition into new spaces in the Lunder Building with ribbon-cutting ceremonies.
For the sixth year in a row, residents and fellows from pediatric residency programs across the state put their clinical duties on pause to advocate for children during Residents and Fellows Day at the State House (RFDASH) on June 21.
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