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In this week's edition: "Celebrating 50 years of transplantation," "Collaborating in a crisis," "Magnet site visit begins March 4," and more.

Stories in the 03/01/2013 Issue of Hotline

Celebrating 50 years of transplantation

This week marks 50 years of transplantation at the MGH. Since the first kidney transplant performed on Feb. 27, 1963, the MGH Transplant Center has revolutionized transplant medicine as an innovator in complex, life-saving techniques

Collaborating in a crisis

The MGH Center for Global Health welcomed U.S. Army Lt. General P.K. Keen to discuss his command of the U.S. military’s relief efforts in Haiti as part of “Development and Defense: The Role of the U.S. Military in Global Health,” a seminar and panel discussion.

Focus on patient safety awareness

MGH hosts events in recognition of Patient Safety Awareness Week, which runs March 3 through 9.

Happy New Year!

Nearly 200 people gathered to celebrate the Year of the Snake as part of the MGH Chinese Scientist and Staff Association’s (CSSA) traditional Chinese Lunar New Year event.

Magnet site visit begins March 4

From March 4 through March 7, four appraisers from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) will conduct a site visit as part of the MGH’s Magnet recognition redesignation process.

MGH receives Presidents Award

On Jan. 25, the MGH received the Presidents Award from the Greater Boston Business Council, the Boston area’s leading business group for the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered community.

Strengthening educational opportunities for city’s youth is superintendent’s goal

Dr. Carol Johnson, superintendent of Boston Public Schools, spoke Feb. 15 at the Martin Luther King Jr. celebration hosted by Partners HealthCare and the MGH.

What's Happening: March 1, 2013

What's Happening: March 1, 2013

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