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  • Writing, Publishing, and Social Media for Healthcare Professionals

    Thursday, June 20, 2019

    This unique 3-day course empowers physicians, healthcare executives, and other professionals to expand their visibility and influence in healthcare through traditional and new media publishing. As an attendee, you will improve your communication skills, discover how to make the most of print, live, and online communication channels, and sharpen your ability to market yourself and your body of work.
  • General Thoracic Surgery

    Thursday, May 23, 2019

    Our annual post-graduate course in general thoracic surgery--the first such course offered in the United States--continues to fulfill its mission for the 49th year. The objective of this course, which will be held May 23-24, 2019, is to provide an in-depth review of selected topics in general thoracic surgery. Emphasis will be on current principles of management and surgical technique.
  • Clinical Endocrinology 2019

    Wednesday, April 3, 2019

    For nearly 50 years, renowned experts in endocrinology at Harvard Medical School and Mass General Hospital have delivered this acclaimed annual update of current endocrine diagnostic and management strategies. Clinicians who treat endocrine disorders can rely on this program to optimize their patient outcomes with evidence-based strategies.
  • Judith Baumhauer, MD, MPH - Patient Reported Outcomes

    Thursday, November 29, 2018

    Patient Reported Outcomes: How They Influence the Care We Give to our Patients

    Judith Baumhauer, MD, MPH
    University of Rochester Medical Center
    Tenured Professor & Associate Chair of Academic Affairs
    Department of Orthopaedics PROMIS Medical Director

    O'Keeffe Auditorium, MGH, Boston

  • 40th Annual Primary Care Pediatrics Conference

    Wednesday, November 28, 2018

    Subject matter will be presented to the entire group in didactic lecture, panel discussions and brief management problems, followed by question and answer periods. During some sessions, the course breaks into small seminars to explore areas of particular interest. The practice of general pediatrics requires a large knowledge base covering many areas of practice. Keeping up to date is a challenge. Using the yearly course evaluations, we determine the topic areas most needed by pediatricians. These generally include disciplines that are not well-taught during training. We aim to present state of-the-art information that pediatricians can incorporate into their daily practices.
  • Career Advancement and Leadership Skills for Women in Healthcare

    Thursday, November 15, 2018

    Among HMS's highest-rated CME courses, this program focuses on developing competencies in these leadership skill sets: Mission & Vision; Leadership Style; Strategic Planning; Negotiation & Advocacy; Fiscal Responsibility; Performance & Outcomes; Leading People; and Communication. The course also covers organizational diversity strategies to decrease the gap for women in healthcare leadership.
  • Grand Rounds - Brian Grottkau, MD

    Thursday, November 15, 2018

  • 2018 Trauma and Critical Care Symposium

    Sunday, November 11, 2018

    The symposium, which will take place November 11-13, 2018 aims to give clear guidelines to practicing clinicians who manage injured and critically ill patients. It explores issues related to resuscitation, surgical techniques, bleeding control, inflammation and infection, respiratory care, nutrition, prehospital care, rehabilitation and ethics.
  • Neurological Emergencies

    Thursday, November 8, 2018

    Designed for clinicians in the fields of Emergency Medicine, Neurology, Critical Care, Hospital Medicine, Urgent Care, and Internal/Family Medicine, this program provides state-of-the-art approaches to quickly and effectively diagnose a neurological emergency. New Algorithms to Rapidly Evaluate Headaches * Dizziness * Back Pain * Weakness * Coma * Delirium * Seizures * Stroke * TIA * Head Injury
  • First Annual Headache Patient Symposium

    Saturday, November 3, 2018

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Stories in the 09/07/18 edition of MGH Hotline

Each week, MGH Hotline reports important news within the Massachusetts General Hospital community featuring employees and initiatives that focus on bettering the future of clinical care, research and training.

  • 'Could this be sepsis?'

    Sepsis is a disease that kills more than 258,000 Americans each year – that is more than prostate cancer, breast cancer and AIDS combined. Yet, for a disease that is so common and deadly, less than half of Americans have ever heard of sepsis.

  • MGH Votes!

    On Sept. 25, the MGH will participate in National Voter Registration Day. The event will feature information tables where staff, patients and visitors can register to vote in Massachusetts, update their personal information and prepare a voting plan for the mid-term elections Nov. 6.
  • Research Roundup September 2018

    The Research Roundup is a monthly series highlighting studies, news and events. This month’s column includes new insights into cystic fibrosis, genetic risk factors for heart attacks, the results of vaccination efforts for cholera in Haiti, and potential connections between anxiety and Alzheimer’s disease.

  • Clinic provides hope for moms in recovery

    To improve the health of infants and mothers, the MGH has opened the HOPE Clinic, assisting pregnant women like Aryana Moschitto, who is recovering from substance use disorder.

  • Tornado preparedness: MGH unveils new protocol

    The MGH will soon roll out its newly developed Tornado Protocol. Developed by the Center for Disaster Medicine – which oversees all preparedness and emergency management efforts at the MGH – the protocol outlines hospital plans and procedures in the event of the unexpected weather emergency.

  • Turning lemons into lemonade

    On Aug. 31, 9-year-old Liam Doherty organized his second annual lemonade stand to support the research of Jess Kaplan, MD, clinical director of the MassGeneral Hospital for Children Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Center.

  • Celebrating 50 years

    MGH Charlestown Healthcare Center will celebrate its 50th anniversary Sept. 28 from 4-7 pm at the health center.

  • My Why

    Occupational Health Services will host Employee Flu Clinics in the Bulfinch Tent from 7 am - 5 pm, Sept. 17 – Sept. 21.

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Visitors can explore exhibits in the main gallery of the Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation.

The Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation tells the rich story of Mass General through interactive media displays, artifacts and photographs. You can learn about the hospital's important contributions to the medical field and see how these discoveries and advancements have shaped the present – and how the hospital can continue to shape the future of medicine.

The Russell Museum is dedicated to drawing connections between innovations spanning a period of more than 200 years – from the hospital’s charter in 1811 to present day. We encourage you to visit us for an experience that will inform, inspire and engage.

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