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  • patient story

Savannah’s story: Where complex care meets the maximum quality of life

When Savannah Curran, 11, was born, she had an array of medical concerns. At 4 years old, genetic testing finally revealed that she had Ogden syndrome, a very rare genetic condition that affects about 100 people around the world. The care she receives at Mass General for Children allows her to live life to the fullest.

  • news

Kleinman Receives Murray Davidson Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics after 40 years of Service to Mass General/Mass General for Children

Capping more than four decades of outstanding service to children, adolescents and teenagers both locally and nationally, Ronald E. Kleinman, MD, Physician-in-Chief of Mass General for Children (MGfC), has been named the 2022 recipient of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Murray Davidson Award. The award, established in 1989, recognizes an outstanding clinician, educator and scientist who has made significant contributions to gastroenterology care for children.

  • patient education

Blum Center Program: Setting the Stage for Healthy Eating Habits (2022)

Feeding children can be complicated, and even more so in a world that targets children with food marketing and convenience food. While the way a child eats is not solely in the hands of parents, there are strategies that can help your child build a healthy relationship with food. Simona Lourekas, RD, CHES, Kelly Millan, RD, and Meaghan Alexander, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC, of the Center for Feeding and Nutrition at Mass General for Children, share strategies for feeding children of all ages.

  • press release

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medications-excessive-alcohol-use-prevent-treat-ald. medications-excessive-alcohol-use-prevent-treat-ald. Key Takeaways • In an analysis of information from the Mass General Brigham Biobank on individuals with alcohol use disorder, patients

  • news

20 Years Later, Reflecting on a Call to Help

Two decades after her deployment to Ground Zero in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Susan Diehl, RN, vividly remembers the relatives. “Each morning when we’d arrive at the police barricades, people would be standing there with pictures of their loved ones, asking us to look for them,” she says. “Hours later, after a hard shift when we were ready to get back on the shuttle bus to the hotel, they were still there—waiting for word.”

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