Stories in the 06/29/2012 Issue of Hotline
Raising nearly $70,000 this year, the annual Thomas S. Durant, MD, Golf Tournament was held June 18 at the Oyster Harbors Club in Osterville, Mass.
This marks the second time in the past 20 years that the MGH has performed a heart and liver transplant, also the second operation of its kind ever done in New England.
Each spring Elliott Miller, MD, brings together a new generation of physicians to learn about their predecessors, a unique occasion in that the students are the teachers – each is tasked with making a presentation – and their classroom is the Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge.
In addition to caring for thousands of patients each year, the Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care is the caretaker of the Endecott Pear Tree – the oldest living fruit tree in America – named for the first governor of Massachusetts.
The MGH General Medicine Division recently was honored with a $1 million grant from the Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care to help transform primary care within MGH practices.
In General awards and honors
Cardiology Division staff members, grateful patients, family members and friends gathered to celebrate the inaugural Herman K. “Chip” Gold, MD, MGH Young Investigator Award during a June 19 reception and ceremony in the East Garden Room.
According to the man’s family, if it wasn’t for Barbara’s quick action, they would have lost a wonderful man.
On June 15, members of the Boston College men’s ice hockey team – winners of the 2012 national college hockey championship – visited pediatric patients and handed out cuddly toy bears donated by the Theodore Roosevelt Association’s (TRA) Teddy’s Bears for Kids New England Chapter.
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