Stories in the 11/01/2013 Issue of Hotline
MassGeneral Hospital for Children’s annual Trick or Treat Halloween Parade
The Be Fit Walking Challenge is an ongoing competition among staff to track the number of steps taken on a daily basis.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2013 Nathaniel Bowditch Prize.
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
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.
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 staff now can register for a new Employee Alert System, which officially launches Nov. 1.
MGHers rejoice over the Red Sox win.
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
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