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.
News from the Department of Medicine
If you’ve been exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19, it is important that you take the correct steps to minimize the spread of the virus.
The Department of Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital is collecting and curating information to help clinical professionals stay up to date during the COVID-19 crisis with Inpatient Care Recommendations.
Rochelle Walensky, MD, Chief of Infectious Diseases, Appointed by President-elect as Next Director for CDC
“The entire Mass General community is thrilled with Dr. Walensky’s appointment to lead the CDC,” said Peter L. Slavin, MD, Mass General president.
In this recent presentation, Kristina Skarbinski, MSN, FNP-BC, describes both common and uncommon symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
In this video, Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH, chief of infectious diseases at Mass General, addresses common questions about navigating #COVID19 during the winter months, and shares expert advice for keeping yourself—and those around you—healthy.
Con las fiestas acercándose, puede ser un desafío determinar cómo celebrar tradiciones especiales durante la pandemia.
Winfred W. Williams, MD, has been named a deputy editor of The New England Journal of Medicine. Williams, who is associate chief of the Mass Genderal Division of Nephrology, becomes the first African American to serve in that role.
With the holidays around the corner, figuring out how to celebrate beloved traditions during a pandemic can be challenging.
“Our goal with this triathlon—and the Medicine in Motion group—is to reduce burnout by building community through fitness and philanthropy,” says Logan Briggs, fourth year Harvard Medical School student and co-founder of Medicine in Motion.
Fellowships, Residencies & Other Opportunities
Mass General offers specialized residencies and fellowships in each of our multidisciplinary care centers and clinical departments, as well as observerships, clerkships and continuing medical education.