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  • Career Advancement and Leadership Skills for Women in Healthcare

    Thursday, November 14, 2019

    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.
  • The Herbert Benson, MD Course in Mind Body Medicine

    Wednesday, October 23, 2019

    Mind body approaches such as meditation, yoga, tai chi, cognitive skills, lifestyle interventions and positive psychology have been shown to improve—and in some cases, prevent—stress-related illnesses, ranging from asthma to hypertension, functional bowel diseases and pain syndromes. This CME course—which sold out last year--teaches you how to incorporate these approaches into your practice.
  • Primary Care Internal Medicine

    Monday, October 21, 2019

    Among HMS's highest-rated CME courses, this program covers a wide range of best practices and innovations in primary care. It focuses on the most clinically relevant components of and advances in internal medicine to enable better primary care decision making. Customize your learning experience with 48 knowledge- and skills-building workshops.
  • Neurological Emergencies

    Monday, October 21, 2019

    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
  • Update in Clinical Cardiology

    Wednesday, October 16, 2019

    This comprehensive CME course ensures attendees are current with recent advances in clinical cardiology and the best ways to incorporate them into daily practice to optimize patient outcomes. It covers the full spectrum of cardiovascular diseases and syndromes and the most current diagnostic and treatment options for them.
  • Dual Energy CT 2019: Focused Review of an Emerging Technology with Novel Clinical Applications

    Saturday, October 5, 2019

    Dual energy CT (DECT) is an emerging technology that has shown tremendous potential to enhance diagnosis & tissue characterization, resulting in improved patient care. The educational objective of this intensive, 1.5 day course is to provide a comprehensive, focused review of the major basic & advanced principles of DECT scanning in the evaluation, treatment, and management of acutely & chronically ill patients.
  • Neuroradiology Post Graduate Course: 2019

    Monday, September 23, 2019

    The educational objective of this intensive five-day course is to provide a comprehensive review of basic and advanced principles in the management, acquisition and interpretation of structural and functional imaging studies of the brain, spine, and extra-cranial head and neck. A renowned guest faculty joins faculty from Harvard Medical School at Massachusetts General Hospital, the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Interactive learning formats such as Q&A sessions and group case discussions will be incorporated into the course to enable the participants to develop new strategies they can use in their practice setting.
  • 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.
  • Treating Obesity 2019: Blackburn Course in Obesity Medicine

    Thursday, June 20, 2019

    Presented by leading authorities in medicine, surgery, pediatrics, nutrition, endocrinology, gastroenterology and psychology, this highly rated course covers critical topics in the prevention and treatment of obesity and related disorders. A day-long Obesity Medicine Board Review is also offered for the American Board of Obesity Medicine board examination.
  • NeuroRehabilitation 2019

    Thursday, June 13, 2019

    The country's most experienced and committed neurorehabilitation experts will present cutting-edge strategies, improved approaches, the latest findings, practical education, and hands-on methods to help you guide your patients to their maximum level of function. Covering a wide range of neurological conditions, approaches will include exercise, pharmacology, technology, wellness, patient motivation, and caregiver assistance.

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Stories in the 5/17/19 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.

  • Art in bloom

    A small bee sits on a bouquet of cheerful red paper flowers that soon will brighten the room of a patient undergoing cancer treatments at the MGH. While it may look like a simple design element by floral arrangement artist Amanda Baudanza, its meaning is deeply personal, as it honors her late husband TJ Baudanza.

  • MGH team in Mozambique supports Cyclone Kenneth recovery efforts

    The MGH Center for Global Health (CGH) Office of Global Disaster Response deployed a six-person team on May 8 to support residents affected by Cyclone Kenneth in Cabo Delgado Province, Mozambique.

  • Scientific Advisory Committee meeting focuses on challenges facing research faculty

    The 2019 Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting reflected a shift in focus from the progress of research at the MGH to the challenges facing members of the hospital’s research faculty.

  • Asthma awareness at MGH Revere

    The MGPO Population Health team sponsored an information table at the Revere Healthcare Center pediatrics practice May 9 in recognition of Asthma Awareness Month, featuring educational handouts about asthma overall and asthma trigger management.

  • Ebola readiness: Staff practice proper lab procedures

    April 26, noon: A blue cooler containing specimen samples is wheeled to the Microbiology Biothreats Laboratory in the Jackson Building. It is in this 283-square-foot room where, for the next three hours, a group of laboratory technicians will carefully and efficiently test the samples for possible Ebola virus disease as well as other labs that will help direct patient care.

  • Making a mark on mentorship

    “You can make all the rules and set all the examples, but unless you change the culture you’ve got nothing,” said Keith Lillemoe, MD, chief of the Department of Surgery, at the 11th annual Nancy J. Tarbell, MD Faculty Development Lectureship Series.

  • Popcorn and police officers

    Emergency vehicles and crew members took over the Bulfinch Lawn as children gathered for the MGH’s second Touch-A-Truck event May 15.

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Proto, a magazine that reaches 75,000 thought leaders nationwide, stakes its ground on medicine's leading edge, reporting back from the frontiers of research and practice—exploring breakthroughs, dissecting controversies and opening a forum for informed debate.

At protomag.com you'll find:

  • Features that explore clinical and basic research findings, health policy and cutting-edge medical technology
  • Interviews with provocative personalities who shape the field
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  • Short takes on the world of medicine, such as morphine's hundredth birthday and the latest in medically themed fiction

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They explore the leading-edge research that makes such care possible today and keeps a sharp focus on the possibilities of tomorrow. They detail how Mass General innovations in education, care delivery and other arenas are advancing the cause of health and wellness for the community, the nation and the world.

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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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