In this week's edition: "MGH receives national community service award," "New team addresses workplace conflict," "Honoring MGH servicemen and women, past and present," and more.

Stories in the 11/18/2011 Issue of Hotline


It was a day to remember in more ways than one. Marly and Rudy Deleon welcomed twin boys Nov. 11 at the MGH.

A decade of caring

MGH Cancer Center employees filled the Goitein Conference Room at the Francis H. Burr Proton Therapy Center Nov. 8 to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the first proton patient treated at the center.

A legacy of caring

In a year full of bicentennial festivities, the MGH has one more reason to celebrate: the hospital is the 2011 recipient of the Spencer Foreman Award for Outstanding Community Service from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).

Donate by Nov. 30 to win

The MGH United Way Campaign has been extended through the end of November, and all employees who donate will be eligible for special grand prize drawings Nov. 23 and Nov. 30.

Durant Fellow witnesses history while providing aid in Libya

Oct. 20 began as just another day for Catherine Mullaly, MD, FRCPC, MPH, an MGH anesthesiologist working with Doctors Without Borders in Qasr Ahmed Hospital in Misrata, Libya.

Faculty Mentoring Award established to honor Potts

Throughout his career at the MGH, John T. Potts Jr., MD – chairman of the Department of Medicine and physician-in-chief from 1981 to 1996 and director of Research from 1995 to 2004 – has served as an advisor and guide to countless staff members.

Honoring MGH servicemen and women, past and present

“Thank you for your service.” “God Bless America.” “We are so proud of you.” The tributes, accompanied by colorful drawings, were created by MGH pediatric patients to decorate tables at the Veterans Day Appreciation Breakfast Nov. 11 in the Bulfinch Tent.

New team addresses workplace conflict

The Strategic Management Assessment and Response Team (SMART) is a new resource for recognizing, reporting, responding to and resolving complicated workplace violence or conflict situations.

Patriots touch down at MGH

New England Patriots Nate Solder and Brandon Deaderick – as well as former Patriot Thomas Welch, who signed with the Buffalo Bills Nov. 17 – made a surprise visit Nov. 8 to patients at MassGeneral Hospital for Children and the MGH Cancer Center’s Infusion Unit.

What's happening: Nov. 18

What's happening: Nov. 18


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