In this week's edition: "Sweet Sox-cess," "MGH and Mass Eye and Ear make history," "Kenneth L. Minaker, MD, honored with endowed chair," "MGH launches new Emergency Alert System,’" and more.

Stories in the 11/01/2013 Issue of Hotline

All kids on deck

MassGeneral Hospital for Children’s annual Trick or Treat Halloween Parade

Be Fit Walking Challenge invites staff to ‘step it up’

The Be Fit Walking Challenge is an ongoing competition among staff to track the number of steps taken on a daily basis.

Bowditch prize nominations sought

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2013 Nathaniel Bowditch Prize.

Honoring a champion

Gediminas “Gedi” Margaitis, an information associate at the MGH, was honored with the inaugural MGH Disability Champion Award on Oct. 29 at a breakfast sponsored by the Employees Disabilities Resource Group.

In General Awards and Honors: Nov. 11, 2013

In General Awards and Honors: Nov. 11, 2013

Kenneth L. Minaker, MD, honored with endowed chair

Kenneth L. Minaker, MD, chief of the Geriatric Medicine Unit, was honored Oct. 9 as the inaugural incumbent of the MGH Endowed Chair in Geriatric Medicine.

MGH and Mass Eye and Ear make history with auditory brainstem implant surgery

A team of surgeons, audiologists and nurses from the MGH and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary recently performed an auditory brainstem implant (ABI) on a 16-month-old patient – the youngest person in the U.S. to receive the device.

MGH launches new Emergency Alert System

MGH staff now can register for a new Employee Alert System, which officially launches Nov. 1.

Sweet Sox-cess!

MGHers rejoice over the Red Sox win.

Tackling prescription drug misuse

On Oct. 16, MGH President Peter L. Slavin, MD, joined local, state and national experts for a Prescription Drug Abuse Town Hall Meeting in Revere to discuss solutions to the epidemic of prescription drug misuse in Massachusetts.

What's Happening: Nov. 1, 2013

What's Happening: Nov. 1, 2013


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