In this week's edition: "Refection and renewal," "Bringing the MGH community together: Boston Strong/MGH Proud," "Talking to children in the aftermath of the marathon attacks," and more.

Stories in the 04/11/2014 Issue of Hotline

A family affair

For 33-year-old Maryclaire Capetta of Storrs, Conn., the 2014 Boston Marathon is more than just 26.2 miles of terrain.

Boston and Mass General: Together We Finish

There are several ways for staff to show their pride in and support for the more than 230 runners – including more than 80 staff members – who are running the 2014 Boston Marathon in support of the MGH.

Bringing the MGH community together: Boston Strong/MGH Proud

The MGH will host a number of events to observe the one-year anniversary of the bombings at last year’s Boston Marathon.

Gifts that keep on growing

Symbols of gratitude and hope are sprouting up at the MGH this spring.

Looking back

A special exhibit dedicated to first responders is now on display at the Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation.

Reflection and renewal

Members of the MGH community share their reflections on what occurred within the hospital on April 15, 2013 and also their hopes for the upcoming marathon.

Support for MGHers

Staff in need of emotional support at any time are encouraged to access the Employee Assistance Program (EAP), a free and confidential resource.

Talking to children in the aftermath of the marathon attacks

To help parents during these possibly difficult days leading up to the 2014 Boston Marathon, a team of MGH child psychiatrists and psychologists have developed parent guidance materials that address various questions.

Video reflections

The MGH Public Affairs Office interviewed more than 20 first responders about their experience in the days and weeks after the bombings.

What's Happening: April 11, 2014

What's Happening: April 11, 2014


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