In this week's issue: "Cemetery tour keeps history alive," "MGH nurse honored for saving man's life," and more.

Stories in the 06/29/2012 Issue of Hotline

Teeing up for the Durant Fellowship

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.

An MGH transplant miracle

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.

Cemetery tour keeps history alive

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.

Endecott Pear Tree event celebrates health care and history

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.

Grant helps transform primary care

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: 06.29.12

In General awards and honors

Inaugural award honors former director of Cardiac Cath Lab

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.

MGH nurse honored for saving man’s life

According to the man’s family, if it wasn’t for Barbara’s quick action, they would have lost a wonderful man.

Theodore Roosevelt Association donates teddy bears

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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