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In this week's edition: "Cancer Center fellowship program receives $1M gift," "Planning for the future: advance directive Q&A," "Child Protection Consultation Team offers support, training," and more

Stories in the 04/12/2013 Issue of Hotline

Aspire Gala raises nearly $1.4 million for MGHfC

More than 900 people turned out for this year’s Aspire Spring Gala, which raised nearly $1.4 million to support the MassGeneral Hospital for Children program that helps children, teens and young adults with autism spectrum disorders develop the social skills critical for success at home, school and within the community.

Breaking barriers to hear all voices

The MGH Disparities Committee explores trends in patient satisfaction connected to racial, ethnic and linguistic disparities in health care.

Cancer Center fellowship program receives $1M gift

The MGH Cancer Center has received a $1.05 million gift from Sovereign Bank, N.A., a division of Santander Holdings USA, in support of its Hematology/Oncology Research Fellowship Fund.

Child Protection Consultation Team offers support, training

Training, supporting and closely collaborating with clinicians are key roles of the MGH Child Protection Consultation Team, which is available 24 hours, seven days a week to ensure staff always have a person to turn to when dealing with child abuse or suspected maltreatment cases.

Laughren joins CTNI as director of Regulatory Affairs

Thomas Laughren, MD, has joined the MGH Clinical Trials Network and Institute (CTNI) as director of Regulatory Affairs.

MGH Partners in Excellence Awards Ceremony

All members of the MGH community are invited to attend the annual Partners in Excellence (PIE) Awards Ceremony April 22 from 3 to 4 pm in the Bulfinch Tents.

Planning for the future: advance directive Q&A

In recognition of National Healthcare Decisions Day on April 16, Cynthia LaSala, MS, RN, clinical nurse specialist and adviser to the MGH Patient Care Services Ethics in Clinical Practice Committee, discusses the importance of having an advance directive to help convey your health care wishes in a clear, concise manner.

What's Happening: April 12, 2013

What's Happening: April 12, 2013

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