In this week's edition: "Magic in the making," "Managing adult congenital heart disease," "Wilens named chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry," and more.

Stories in the 08/08/2014 Issue of Hotline

Get swapping!

Looking to get rid of some unwanted office items? Look no further – the Partners Swap Shop is back in business.

Hands-on health care

The MGH annually hosts the YMCA Summer Teen Achievers during a week in which teenagers from the program visit various health care institutions to gain hands-on experiences and explore potential careers.

Hornicek named first Mankin Endowed Scholar

Henry Mankin, MD, an honorary staff member and former chief of the MGH Department of Orthopædics, was recently recognized with a professorship named in his honor: the Henry J. Mankin, MD, Endowed Scholar in Orthopædics.

Magic in the making

David Oliver, a well-known magician from Weymouth, awaited a double lung transplant in the spring of 2014, close to death. When he arrived at the MGH, he had to undergo ambulatory extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).

Managing adult congenital heart disease

In order to address the value of wellness in adults patients with congenital heart disease, doctors and nurses from the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program have launched the ACHD Health and Wellness Program at MGH West in Waltham.

MGH Blood Donor Center moving back to Jackson

On Aug 9, the MGH Blood Donor Center, currently located on White 12, will relocate to the first floor Jackson lobby, in room 120.

New guidelines for “gluten-free”

The Center for Celiac Research and Treatment at MassGeneral Hospital for Children celebrated a milestone Aug. 5, when new Food and Drug Administration standards for gluten-free labeling went into effect.

Tolkoff-Rubin honored with endowed chair in renal transplantation

On July 17, the MGH celebrated the establishment of the MGH Endowed Chair in Renal Transplantation and its first incumbent Nina Tolkoff-Rubin, MD, medical director of the MGH Renal Transplantation Program.

What's Happening: Aug. 8, 2014

What's Happening: Aug. 8, 2014

Wilens named chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

The MGH Department of Psychiatry recently announced that Timothy E. Wilens, MD, has been named the new chief of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, effective Aug. 1.


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