As part of Massachusetts General Hospital's COVID-19 response efforts, 62 Spanish-speaking clinicians—from trainees to full professors across multiple specialties—were recently assembled to assist teams caring for patients with low-English proficiency by relaying condition updates, educating patients and their families about their care plan, and assisting in the daily rounding process, either in person or via telephone, Skype or FaceTime.
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A team led by researchers from Mass General has uncovered key molecular step stones in alcohol-related liver disease that may provide targets for drug therapy development.
Nursing has always been something that connects mother and daughter Cheryl and Caitlyn Dowd. And, in a fortunate twist of fate during unfortunate circumstances, the two Massachusetts General Hospital nurses have been given the opportunity to work side-by-side caring for COVID-19 patients.
Following seven years working at the hospital’s main campus, Doug Cushing has spent the past three years as the operations supervisor for Massachusetts General Hospital Police, Security and Outside Services in the Charlestown Navy Yard. But when most of the research labs at the Navy Yard closed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Cushing got the call from John Driscoll, associate director of Police, Security and Outside Services, to return to his former stomping grounds to help the Police and Security team meet the new needs of the hospital.
In January, six months into her administrative fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, Riley Orrell began her rotation in Finance under Sally Mason Boemer, senior vice president. Her learning experience, however, took an unexpected turn away from traditional budgets and instead focused on balancing numbers in the form of material donations to the hospital from area residents, restaurants and companies.
Enid Cruz, customer service representative for Mass General Mail Services, created two wreaths to show appreciation for frontline staff working during the pandemic.
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
Working quickly is nothing new for Patrick Geraghty, who has spent nearly 50 years in Mass General's Environmental Services—even when it comes to converting spaces into COVID-related clinics in a matter of hours.
Sewing Love for Mass General. Sewing Love for Mass General. Erin Kim, 16, has been using her creative talents for good and to support Massachusetts General Hospital for years, but in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Kim is using her art skills
In this video, Dr. Eric Rosenberg discusses testing for COVID-19, the two types of tests that are currently available, and advice for the Cancer Center population in order to minimize risk from COVID-19.