In this week's issue: "One celebration, many stars," "Former MGH resident named Nobel Laureate," "MGH to host AccessAbility Fair," and more.

Stories in the 10/07/2011 Issue of Hotline

Celebrating citizenship

THANKS TO a new collaborative workforce development program between the Partners Human Resources and Community Health departments, the Jewish Vocational Service (JVS), and The Fish Family Foundation, several MGH staff can now officially call the United States “home.”

Former MGH resident named Nobel Laureate

ONLY THREE DAYS after his death from pancreatic cancer, Ralph M. Steinman, MD, the Henry G. Kunkel Professor at Rockefeller University and a former MGH resident, was named one of three winners of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

Lord Darzi presents McCabe Lecture

The MGH Department of Surgery hosted Lord Ara Darzi of Denham, England, as the keynote speaker of the third annual Charles D. McCabe Lecture in Surgical Education Sept. 16.

MGH to host AccessAbility Fair

WHAT STARTED LAST YEAR as a small table with information pamphlets has turned into a full-scale event honoring National Disability Awareness Month.

One celebration, many stars

THE THUNDEROUS RAIN that poured down on the Bulfinch Tent was no match for the applause of attendees at the annual Patient Care Services’ (PCS) “One Celebration of Many Stars” Awards Ceremony. The standing-room-only crowd simply cheered louder when each of the 12 recipients were recognized.

September leadership meeting

At a Sept. 27 leadership meeting, MGH administration updated managers and supervisors on key issues affecting the hospital, including the fiscal year (FY) 2011 and 2012 budgets, revised employee health benefits and plans to backfill units vacated by moves into the Lunder Building.

Soccer clinic scores smiles

COACHES’ WHISTLES, soccer drills and player chatter are familiar sounds during soccer season at the Dana-Farber Field House at Gillette Stadium.


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