Stories in the 11/09/2012 Issue of Hotline
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.
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 awards and honors
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
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 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.
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.
Through the Partners Patient Affordability effort, in the past several months alone, $25 million in savings have been implemented.
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