In this week's edition: "Three teams honored with Bowditch Prize," "Memorial bench honors beloved MGH leader," "Goldstein named chief of the Division of Pediatric Surgery," and more.

Stories in the 05/17/2013 Issue of Hotline

A place for reflection

Beloved nursing leader Keith Perleberg honored with memorial bench.

Cancer survivor stays positive by giving back to others

Patient's dedication, determination helps her in her battle against cancer.

Department of Psychiatry hosts inaugural symposium

The inaugural MGH Public and Community Psychiatry Symposium provided an opportunity for staff to learn about a wide range of ongoing work related to public sector mental health and to forge new collaborations between colleagues.

Goldstein named chief of the Division of Pediatric Surgery

Allan Goldstein, MD, FACS, director of the Pediatric Neurogastroenterology Program, has been appointed chief of the Division of Pediatric Surgery for MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) and will lead the division’s clinical, education, research and community service activities.

Mootha named an HHMI Investigator

Vamsi Mootha, MD, of the MGH Department of Medicine and the Department of Molecular Biology, is among 27 leading biomedical researchers from across the country selected as new Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Investigators.

Three teams honored with annual Bowditch Prize

Three innovative teams were honored with this year’s Nathaniel Bowditch Prize, which recognized their significant contributions to enhance the delivery of quality patient care while also reducing the cost of that care.

What everyone should know about mumps

Mark Pasternack, MD, chief of Pediatric Infectious Disease at MassGeneral Hospital for Children, answers questions about mumps, an acute and highly contagious viral illness.

What's Happening: May 17, 2013

What's Happening: May 17, 2013


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