Friday, August 16, 2013

What's Happening: Aug. 16, 2013

September deadline to submit abstracts for the MGH Clinical Research Day
The Clinical Research Program invites investigators from across the hospital to submit abstracts by Sept. 8. for the 11th Annual Clinical Research Day held on Oct. 3. Submissions must be about clinical research conducted at the MGH and may include manuscripts published after Sept. 1, 2012. The MGH will award prizes for best abstracts including a $5,000 team award, a $1,500 translational research award, a $1,000 individual award and additional prizes. For more information, contact Suzanne Powell at 617-724-2900.

Spaces still available the MGH Institute prerequisites for health care professions
Register for fall 2013 online and onsite classes at the MGH Institute of Health Professions. Jump start a career in nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, or other high-demand careers. Starting this semester, all students enrolled in prerequisite programs are also eligible for academic extras. Classes start Sept. 9. Visit the MGH Institute of Health website for more information.

Guaranteed Ride Home Program
Did you know that as an employee of the MGH/MGPO/PHS you are eligible for the Guaranteed Ride Home program?
If you currently walk, bike, or take transit to work, you can receive a free ride home in the event of an emergency or unscheduled overtime. MGH Parking and Commuter Services pays all transportation costs, including tolls and gratuity – the program is completely free for you. Register now to get your voucher number for PlanetTran, the Nation’s first environmentally friendly livery service. Visit to learn more.

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