In this week's edition: "Training for trauma in Uganda," "Safe delivery," "A maverick’s memorial," and more.

Stories in the 07/25/2014 Issue of Hotline

A maverick’s memorial

Nearly 74 years after his death, Ernest Amory Codman, MD, FACS, is honored with a memorial headstone on his previously unmarked gravesite at the historic Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge.

An eye on MGH research

“The Researcher’s Eye” focuses on the images investigators at the MGH look at every day.

Blood Transfusion Service makes a move

MGH’s Blood Transfusion Service (BTS) is heading home.

MGH receives AHA Equity of Care Award

The American Hospital Organization (AHA) has awarded the MGH the first-ever AHA Equity Care Award in recognition of its efforts to reduce health care disparities and promote diversity within the hospital’s leadership and staff.

Safe delivery

For Dan Drzymalski, MD, Shiqian Shen, MD, and May Pian-Smith, MD, physicians in the MGH Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, relieving pain is their calling – a calling that recently took them overseas.

Studying celiac’s infancy

Maureen Leonard, MD, is looking for 500 newborns at risk for celiac disease. The third-year Mass General Hospital for Children (MGHfC) Pediatric Gastroenterology fellow is working with Alessio Fasano, MD, director of the Center for Celiac Research and division chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition at MGHfC.

Training for trauma in Uganda

Nirma Bustamante, MD, an MGH Emergency Medicine resident travels to Uganda in an effort to introduce the concept of a pre-hospital care training program in a region with no EMS.

What's Happening: July 25, 2014

What's Happening: July 25, 2014


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