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In this week's edition: "Patients' pick," "Austen named chief of Burn Surgery," "26 flights, are you kidding?" and more.

Stories in the 04/04/2014 Issue of Hotline

26 flights, are you kidding?

They call themselves team E-26. E is for Ellison building; and 26 is for the 26 flights of stairs the Bigelow 9 night staff climb nearly every night.

Austen named chief of Burn Surgery

William (Jay) G. Austen, Jr., MD, was appointed chief of the MGH Division of Burn Surgery on March 24.

Cancer Center physicians honored

The Henri and Belinda Termeer Center for Targeted Therapies in the MGH Cancer Center has three new endowed leadership positions.

MGH honors blood donors

All presenting blood and platelet donors at the MGH Blood Donor Center during the month of April will receive a royal blue MGH Blood Donor Center “Boston Strong” T-shirt.

Never too late to become a marathoner

Evy Picker, MD, 63 has never been a runner but she was inspired to run in “defiance of the Boston Marathon bombings” and now she is one of more than 80 MGH employees who are running for the MGH.

Partners eCare: Did you know?

The MGH is in the process of redesigning how it delivers world-class care to improve the health of its patients while also enhancing affordability of care by implementing a new enterprise medical record system.

Patients’ pick

The red carpet was rolled out March 19 for the inaugural MGH Service Excellence Awards ceremony.

What's Happening: April 4, 2014

What's Happening: April 4, 2014

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