In many teaching hospitals around the country, the medical resident's morning report, presented to the department chairman or to his delegate, is the intellectual highlight of the day. Work rounds have been completed, the problems of patients have been assessed, and while interns and students scurry about performing procedures and gathering data, the residents retire to a seminar room to sip coffee, eat doughnuts, and engage in graduate clinical education.
News from the Department of Medicine
Episode #22 of the Charged podcast
Camille Powe, MD, is the co-director of the Diabetes in Pregnancy Program at Mass General. She is passionate about developing better treatments for pregnant women with diabetes. Listen now.
Gbowee – who spoke at the Sept. 26 Department of Medicine Grand Rounds – is an activist and social worker whose nonviolent mobilization of women in Liberia helped bring a 14-year civil war to an end in 2003.
The Mass General Diabetes Center and AllWays Health Partners are pleased to announce an exciting new program, the PATH TO LIFESTYLE CHANGE. This program is designed to help you lose weight and delay or prevent type 2 diabetes.
Linemen's rapid weight gain can lead to hardening of heart, arteries, but problems may be offset with increased aerobic training
Sarah Wakeman, MD, is an addiction medicine specialist at Mass General and a national thought leader in treatment for substance use disorders. Listen now.
Bone health specialists typically spend their time trying to figure how to slow or stop the bone loss that leads to osteoporosis. What if they could find a new way to stimulate the growth of new bone tissue instead? With support from the Department of Medicine’s Pathways Consult Service and two students from Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital endocrinologist Marc Wein, MD, PhD, is now exploring this intriguing new avenue of research.
Massachusetts General Hospital awarded HRSA grant to establish rural residency program, partner with Indian Health Services Rosebud Service Unit - Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Rural residency program addresses growing shortage of general practitioners in 21 states.
Mass. General study identifies pathway linking socioeconomic status to cardiovascular risk - Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
A biological pathway previously found to contribute to the impact of stress on the risk of cardiovascular disease also may underlie the increased incidence of such disease experienced by individuals with lower socioeconomic status.
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