Stories in the 08/23/2013 Issue of Hotline
Nearly 200 shawls were recently blessed in the MGH Chapel representing a practically infinite amount of prayers for recovery. The shawls were knitted and crocheted by church groups, MGH staff and patients in the hope that each patient or caregiver who received one would find comfort in the shawl’s well-wishes.
From 9 am to 2 pm on Sept. 4, staff are invited to attend a special “Care Redesign Fair” under the Bulfinch Tent to learn more about the efforts of 20 multidisciplinary teams and to hear from a national expert about why care redesign is the way of the future.
Aspiring clinicians were honored after successfully completing the six-week Hausman Fellowship, in which each student was paired with an MGH nurse mentor to provide meaningful clinical, practical and social learning experiences.
Rev. John Polk, DMin, BCC, director of the MGH Chaplaincy, discusses his first year with the Chaplaincy involved critical and delicate work, particularly in the days and weeks following the Boston Marathon bombings.
The MGH Employees with Disabilities Resource Group will award its first MGH Disability Champion Award this fall in recognition of staff who exhibit exemplary commitment to advocacy and accessibility for persons with disabilities.
More than 200 young people, many dressed in hospital scrubs, filled the Starr Center on Aug. 14 to celebrate the end of the 23rd MGH Summer Jobs program.
An MGH-based nurse and physician team recently traveled to the Bint Al-Huda Maternity and Child Teaching Hospital in Nasiriyah to brainstorm solutions for the large number of maternal and neonatal fatalities in the region.
What's Happening: Aug. 23, 2013
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