In this week's issue: "MGHfC launches new clinics and program," "Patient Affordability team identifies savings," "A special first dance," "MGH celebrates Spiritual Care Week" and more.

Stories in the 11/09/2012 Issue of Hotline

A special first dance

As a child suffering from Ewing’s sarcoma, a type of bone cancer, Marcela Gaviria complained to her surgeon, Dempsey Springfield, MD, that she would never get married.

Daniels named first James Howard Means Chair

Staff, family and friends gathered Oct. 15 to celebrate the new James Howard Means Chair and its first incumbent, Gilbert H. Daniels, MD, co-director of the MGH Thyroid Clinic, at the Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation.

In General: Dianne M. Finkelstein, PhD

In General awards and honors

In Memoriam: Robert E. Scully, MD

Robert E. Scully, MD, a giant in the field of pathology and a beloved member of the MGH family for more than 55 years, died Oct. 30 at the age of 91

MGH celebrates Spiritual Care Week

It took only seconds for the needle to slip from the arm of the patient with HIV and prick the finger of Eva Selhub, MD – but the moment was life-changing.

MGHer ousts champion during “Jeopardy!”

MGHer Meredith Lowmaster appeared on a recent “Jeopardy!", taking home $16,000 and ousting reigning seven-time winner Stephanie Jass, who holds the record for the most consecutive wins by a woman on the show.

MGHfC launches new clinics and program

MassGeneral Hospital for Children(MGHFC) recently rolled out two new clinics – the Angelman Syndrome Clinic and the Child and Adolescent Medical Psychiatry (ChAMP) Clinic – and a new weight and asthma program, Inspired Health.

Patient Affordability team identifies savings

Through the Partners Patient Affordability effort, in the past several months alone, $25 million in savings have been implemented.


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