While it may not have been the graduation ceremony that many Center for Community Health Improvement youth had envisioned a few months ago, it nevertheless was one for the ages.
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One issue for which many bilingual physicians volunteered their time was to support those COVID-19 patients who were immigrants and/or did not speak fluent English, including Carlos Torres, MD, who serves an administrative role in diversity and inclusion.
Mass General Makes $2.25 Million in Grant Funding Available to Address Economic and Behavioral Health Needs in Local Communities
The Massachusetts General Hospital has made available $2,251,362 in grant funding, through its Determination of Need (DoN) Community Health Initiative (CHI) process, to address root causes of poor health outcomes and disparities in Boston, Chelsea, Winthrop and Revere.
The funding will support upstream approaches to economic stability and mobility in Chelsea and Revere.
COVID-19 has had a profound impact on youths in underserved communities. While the disease is physically mild for most young people, it intensifies existing socio-economic challenges and creates new obstacles.
The pandemic has emphasized how an individual's and community's social determinants impact health care and access to care.
For the MGH Youth Scholars 12th grade program, the end of the school year is ordinarily a time filled with joy, excitement and celebration. But this year is different. For the Class of 2020, fun end-of-year events like senior sweater day are no more. In-person graduations, class days and proms have been cancelled or postponed. Even plans for the fall semester of college are mired in uncertainty.
Concerns about domestic violence have been amplified during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In order to meet the needs of underserved communities at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Mass General opened three respiratory illness clinics (RICs).
Members of the Chelsea High School Honor Society offer heartfelt messages of appreciation for Mass General staff in this special video.
The Patient Gateway provides secure online access to your health information whenever you need it. Check upcoming appointments, communicate with your doctor’s office, review medications and pay medical bills—all seamlessly online 24/7.