MGH Hotline for Friday, October 25, 2013

  • What's Happening: Oct. 25, 2013

    What's Happening: Oct. 25, 2013
  • Celebrating Ether Day

    For many years, Ether Day – Oct. 16 – was a celebration of medical breakthroughs, but since 1945, the MGH also has selected a day close to the anniversary to honor longtime employees.
  • Storybook Ball draws hope

    If Harold, from the 1955 classic childhood storybook “Harold and the Purple Crayon,” were to draw a picture representing the 14th annual Storybook Ball, it would be a bull’s-eye. The premiere fundraising event for the MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) surpassed its $20 million milestone in cumulative funds raised.
  • Enhancing the MGH experience

    To help new faculty across all departments acclimate, the MGH Center for Faculty Development hosted its third annual New Faculty Orientation Oct. 9 in the Their Conference Room.
  • My Giving Helps raises nearly $1 million

    With more than $967,000 raised by 3,860 employees for the MGH Fund and United Way, the 2013 My Giving Helps campaign was an enormous success.
  • Beauty is everywhere

    Photographer Rick Guidotti presented his work, “Positive Exposure,” in honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Positive Exposure, uses photography and video to highlight the beauty of genetic diversity.
  • Singing the praises of MGH's unsung heroes

    The 2013 Unsung Hero Award, given during a ceremony on Oct. 9, recognizes staff who are dedicated to helping survivors of domestic violence.
  • Fighting cancer

    Boston Bruins players visit MGHfC.
  • Keeping connected through the gift of technology

    The iPad was a gift from Ralph and Sabina Fusco of The Richard Fusco Foundation, an organization dedicated to helping cystic fibrosis patients stay connected with their family and friends, keep up with their schoolwork and maintain an optimistic outlook during often long and frequent hospital stays.
  • Spirit of Halloween

    Spirit Halloween Superstores have donated more than $100,000 to MGHfC through its Spirit of Children Program.

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