In this week's edition: "MGH opens Sports Performance Center," "Department of Medicine hosts inaugural distinguished alumni lecture," "My Giving Helps: A new way to give," and more.

Stories in the 06/08/2012 Issue of Hotline

A new way to give

Collaboration is key when it comes to providing the best possible care for the thousands of patients who walk through the doors of the MGH every year.

Department of Medicine hosts inaugural distinguished alumni lecture

When P. Roy Vagelos, MD, started his MGH medical residency as part of the class of 1954, he planned for a lifelong career focused on practicing medicine. However, while the residency dramatically strengthened his commitment to improving health care, it also led him down an unexpected professional path.

In General awards: Homayoun Kazemi, MD

In General awards: Homayoun Kazemi, MD

MGH celebrates ESOL graduates

Liana Teixeira stood before the crowd gathered beneath the Bulfinch Tent, took a deep breath, and broke into a wide smile while reading her essay about what it is like to work at the MGH.

MGH hosts pioneer in HIV-positive organ transplant

In many countries, including the United States, it is illegal to procure an organ for transplant from an HIV-infected person. But these laws may soon be reevaluated since it is now possible to better manage HIV and because the demand for organs far exceeds supply.

MGH opens Sports Performance Center

The Mass General Orthopædics Sports Performance Center, which opened June 4 next to Gillette Stadium at the Brigham and Women’s/Mass General Health Care Center at Patriot Place in Foxborough.

ORCD showcases research fellows

The scientific achievements of MGH research fellows were highlighted at the MGH Office for Research Career Development’s (ORCD) Research Fellow Poster Celebration May 24.

Scholar program established

At age 81, Roman W. DeSanctis, MD, is one of the hospital’s most veteran and most beloved physicians. To honor the legendary MGH cardiologist, the Roman W. DeSanctis, MD, Endowed Distinguished Scholar in Medicine has been established through the generosity of donor Joan Fu and several others.

What's Happening: June 8, 2012

What's Happening: June 8, 2012


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