Events at the Department of Medicine
Arthritis of the hand joints is very common with aging. Dr. Naomi Patel will discuss how to differentiate various types of arthritis of the hands as well as how to treat arthritis, with goals of treating pain and maximizing function.
The Midlife Women’s Health Center in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Massachusetts General Hospital is pleased to host its 7th Annual Community Conference. This free educational program for the community will be virtual, and live-streamed for all who would like to attend.
Direct-to-Consumer and Consumer-Initiated Genetic Testing: What Can I Learn from a DNA Test?2021-02-23
Join genetic counselors Renée Pelletier and Deanna Brockman to learn about the advantages and limitations of DTC and consumer-initiated genetic tests. They will also review the general history and current state of DTC and consumer-initiated genetic tests, explore resources for additional information and professional support, and discuss the MGH Preventive Genomics Clinic – a new clinic which aims to empower patients to better understand, predict, and prevent disease using genetic information.
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.