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In this week's edition: "Armstrong to lead Department of Medicine," "Patient Safety Star nominations sought," "Q&A: The MGH and Magnet," and more.

Stories in the 01/25/2013 Issue of Hotline

Armstrong to lead Department of Medicine

Katrina Armstrong, MD, MSCE, a world-renowned investigator in the areas of medical decision-making, quality of care and cancer prevention and outcomes, has been selected as the MGH’s next physician-in-chief of the MGH Department of Medicine.

Center for Celiac Research joins MGHfC

After nearly two decades of providing clinical care for patients and conducting innovative research on celiac disease and other gluten-related disorders, the Center for Celiac Research has relocated from Baltimore to Massachusetts General Hospital for Children (MGHfC), as part of the MGHfC’s newly renamed Mucosal Immunology and Biology Research Center.

Lessons learned through pages turned

When it came time for Bryn Seltzer, 13, of Needham, to choose her bat mitzvah project, she knew she wanted to give back to the Pediatric Epilepsy Program at MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC), which had cared for her since she was 6 years old.

Patient Safety Star nominations sought

In honor of National Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 3 through 9, the MGH will sponsor its fourth annual Patient Safety Star Appreciation breakfast on March 6.

Pill-sized device provides rapid screening results

Researchers at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine at the MGH have developed an imaging system enclosed in a capsule about the size of a multivitamin pill that creates detailed, microscopic images of the esophageal wall.

Q&A: The MGH and Magnet

Jeanette Ives Erickson, RN, DNP, FAAN, senior vice president for Patient Care Services and chief nurse, provides an overview of the prestigious program Magnet Recognition program.

The changing shape of MGH

“The Morphing of MGH: Architecture Reflects Changing Patterns of Care” lecture at the Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation included a visual history of the plans and strategies for developing the MGH main campus over the past two centuries.

What's Happening: Jan. 25, 2013

What's Happening: Jan. 25, 2013

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