In this week's edition: "Hausman Fellowship inspires futures," "Teaching in turmoil," "Care Redesign Fair celebrates innovative improvements," and more

Stories in the 08/23/2013 Issue of Hotline

Blessed blankets

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.

Care Redesign Fair celebrates innovative improvements

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.

Hausman Fellowship inspires futures

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.

Hear to listen

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.

Nominations sought for MGH Disability Champion Award

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.

Summer Jobs program creates opportunities for next generation of health leaders

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.

Teaching in turmoil

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

What's Happening: Aug. 23, 2013


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