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In this week's edition: "Stars shine at the one hundred," "Wright appointed to Mathesin Family Professorship in Surgery," "Claflin awards support five MGH researchers," and more.

Stories in the 06/20/2014 Issue of Hotline

‘Leadership for Meaningful Change’

Gary Kaplan, MD, chairman and CEO of the Seattle-based Virginia Mason Health System, addressed the Department of Medicine Grand Rounds on May 22 in the O’Keeffe Auditorium.

A tree grows in Danvers

Located on the grounds of the Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care in Danvers, the Endecott pear tree – North America’s oldest living fruit tree – is more than a bearer of fruit; it also is a living link between the past and the present.

Awards and Honors: June 20, 2014

Awards and Honors: June 20, 2014

Celebrating survival

12 cardiac patients with MGH Cardiac Surgery clinicians from the extracorporeal membrane oxygenation program came together for a reunion at the Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation.

Claflin awards support five MGH researchers

The Claflin Distinguished Scholar Award is presented each year to outstanding women researchers who have a dual responsibility of caring for children.

Commitment to community

For the first time in the MGH’s history, community health is now part of the internal hospital governance structure.

Partners eCare: Available resources for patients and staff

In less than one month, the Partners eCare Revenue Cycle will go live at the MGH.

Responding with relaxation

“Close your eyes and take a deep breath,” instructs Herbert Benson, MD, director emeritus of the Benson-Henry Institute, as he leads managers through a relaxation response exercise during the annual MGH Leadership Academy Spring Lecture.

Stars shine at the one hundred

The Mass General Cancer Center hosted the seventh annual the one hundred gala on June 10.

What's Happening: June 20, 2014

What's Happening: June 20, 2014

Wright appointed to Mathisen Family Professorship in Surgery

Cameron Wright, MD, associate chief of the MGH Division of Thoracic Surgery, was honored as the first incumbent of the Mathisen Family Professorship in Surgery in the Field of Thoracic Surgery.

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