News from the Department of Medicine

Search for a specific news article using the filters and search boxes.
    169 results
    • news

    The Show Must Go On—Safely

    When Boston began to take COVID-19 pandemic precautions last year, the Boston Lyric Opera had just opened a production of Bellini’s Norma. Closing a production that had been years in the making was a financial and emotional blow to the creative professionals involved. In May 2020, artistic director Esther Nelson turned to a longtime friend of the nonprofit organization to help them determine whether the season could go on despite the fact that traditional performances were out of the question.

    • staff story

    Getting Into the Holiday Spirit—One Gumdrop at a Time

    The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Medicine’s inaugural gingerbread house competition featured Fauci and many references to Mass General, COVID-19 and the current vaccination effort—all created with delicious treats.

    • news

    Bariatric Surgery in the Time of COVID-19

    Obesity is a known risk for severe COVID-19 symptoms. Bariatric surgery is an effective treatment for weight loss, but it can feel like a daunting choice to make, especially during a pandemic. In this Q+A, Matthew Hutter, MD, MPH, explains why bariatric surgery is a safe option worth pursuing today.

    Showing 1 - 10 of 169 results