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In this week's issue "Carpenter Professorship established," "CCRP celebrates a decade of health and wellness with the MGH" and more.

Stories in the 07/29/2011 Issue of Hotline

Building healthier communities

To expand access to health care for patients in underserved urban and rural areas, the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) awards scholarships and loan repayment plans to clinicians in exchange for at least two years of service in an area of need.

Carpenter Professorship established

Globally, more than 450 million people suffer from a mental health problem or mental illness. Over half of these people are women. Lee Cohen, MD, founding director of the MGH Center for Women’s Mental Health, recently was recognized for his exceptional work in this area as the first incumbent of the Edmund N. and Carroll M. Carpenter Professorship in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School (HMS) in the field of Women’s Mental Health.

CCRP celebrates a decade of health and wellness with the MGH

During the last decade, thousands of MGH employees have worked out at the Clubs at Charles River Park (CCRP) as members, guests or participants in programs like Be Fit.

In General: Cambria and Kopans

Hotline - "In General" Awards and Honors: Richard Cambria, MD, chief of the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery and co-director of the Thoracic Aortic Center, was elected 2011-2012 president of the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) on June 17 during the Vascular Annual Meeting in Chicago. ----- Daniel Kopans, MD, founder of the MGH Breast Imaging Division, received a special commendation from the Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) and a standing ovation from the more than 800 attendees at its annual meeting in recognition of his dedication and leadership in mammography screening.

Mass General Imaging-Worcester offers 3D mammography

Along with the MGH main campus, Mass General Imaging-Worcester is now the second location statewide to offer 3D mammography.

MGH sailboat crew wins Commodore’s Cup

A group of MGHers took to the high seas for five days this June during the Marion to Bermuda Cruising Yacht Race.

MGHers share the ways they POPP

Laura Angelo, a project manager in the Professional Billing Office in the Charlestown Navy Yard, knows that even employees who do not work in patient care areas need to understand policies and procedures for safeguarding protected health information and personal information.

Stoeckle Center scholars explore primary care careers

How does a medical school student learn what it’s really like to be a primary care physician? One way is through the Stoeckle Center Scholars program sponsored by the John D. Stoeckle Center for Primary Care Innovation.

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