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In this week's edition: "Celebration of Science welcomes NIH director," "Kawai first incumbent of Cosimi Chair," "Introducing MGH’s first dedicated physician advisor," and more.

Stories in the 04/27/2012 Issue of Hotline

Going for the green

Each day, MGH employees do their part to help preserve the environment – whether by recycling a water bottle in the correct bin or not printing out an email

In General awards: Gino Chisari, RN, DNP

In General awards: Gino Chisari, RN, DNP

In memoriam: John Drake

A staff member at the MGH for 48 years, John F. Drake, chief cardiac technologist, died April 14 at the age of 65.

Introducing MGH’s first dedicated physician advisor

The high and rising cost of health care has brought increased emphasis on the need to optimize the use of hospital services.

Kawai first incumbent of Cosimi Chair

Tatsuo Kawai, MD, PhD, a transplant surgeon and surgical director of the Dialysis Access Program, was honored as the first incumbent of the A. Benedict Cosimi Endowed Chair during an April 13 ceremony in the Trustees Room.

Medical Service Challenge begins May 1

The MGH Blood Donor Center will host its eighth annual Medical Service Challenge during the month of May.

Nurse Recognition Week

The MGH is hosting a number of events May 3 to 9 in honor of Nurse Recognition Week.

Science showcase

Characterizing new disorders, getting around barriers that hinder translation of discoveries into therapeutic benefit, and supporting young investigators pursuing truly innovative science were among the priorities National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Francis Collins, MD, PhD, discussed in his keynote address at the April 18 Celebration of Science, held in conjunction with the annual meeting of the hospital’s Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) on April 19.

What's Happening: April 27, 2012

What's Happening: April 27, 2012

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