“I just do the so-called dad jokes,” says security officer Tricia McQuade, of Mass General Police, Security and Outside Services.
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Meet Elizabeth Mover, RN, BSN, attending nurse in the Blake 7 Medical Intensive Care Unit.
“Like a stage manager for a Broadway show, I try to be the ‘go-to’ person in the division, helping our colleagues problem solve, and—hopefully—making everyone who works here or who visits us feel welcome.”
“The patients were so incredibly sick—a level I have not seen since the swine flu in 2010,” says Brien.
Virtual healthcare visits have quickly become the norm. Dr. Steven Isakoff, Breast Oncologist, provides tips for making your Mass General Cancer Center virtual visit run smoothly.
The Mass General Cancer Center has many community locations, with doctors and staff consistently docking in with one another. Learn about the community of care being provided at our different sites from Dr. Ephraim Hochberg, Associate Chief of the Mass General Cancer Center and Dr. Amy Commander, Director of Breast Oncology and Survivorship Care at the Mass General Cancer Center at Newton-Wellesley and in Waltham.
The Mass General Cancer Center is ready, willing, and able to see patients. Patients may have some anxiety about coming to the hospital because of the pandemic, but ease some of those concerns by hearing how we are keeping patients and staff safe.
Dr. Rebecca Heist, Medical Oncologist, and Casandra McIntyre, Nurse Director of the Termeer Center for Targeted Therapies, briefly discuss what clinical trials are and why they are important. Learn how clinical trials are benefitting patients and how we are keeping enrollees safe.
Dr. Beverly Moy, Clinical Director of Breast Oncology and Brenda Lormil, NP, Equity Nurse Practitioner at the Termeer Center for Targeted Therapies, discuss the efforts being made at the Mass General Cancer Center to ensure equity of cancer care. They also discuss the importance of diversity in clinical trials and how patients can get involved.
Many patients with severe COVID-19 remain unresponsive after survival. Investigators led by a team at Mass General now describe a patient with severe COVID-19 who demonstrated functionally intact brain connections and weeks later recovered the ability to follow commands.