As the holiday season rolls around each year, many shoppers look forward to getting the best deals on gifts for loved ones on Black Friday. The Worrell family is no exception – they begin their annual shopping trip around 1 am and purchase nearly 75 toys and games.
In this week's Flashback Friday – an installment highlighting stories from the MGH Hotline archive – we took a look at MGH: A Brief Review, an annual publication created by the MGH Office of Resources and Development from the early 1950s to late 1960s. A precursor to today’s fundraising capital campaign materials, the Brief Review provided an opportunity to pair reports and figures from the official MGH annual report with a direct appeal for funds.
The illustrations below provided a chance to highlight innovations and changes around the hospital, including a White Lobby renovation, a new X-Ray Unit and “an integral part of the Hospital, the new Coffee Shop."
- Dec | 1 | 2021
A team of MGH clinicians and other lung cancer advocates stopped by the Boston Fire Department District 3 firehouse on Cambridge Street Nov. 1 to kick off National Lung Cancer Awareness Month.
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- Nov | 29 | 2021
When Josefina Marroquin first made the cross-country move from California to Massachusetts in 1996, she did so knowing Mass General could provide the care that her husband Jose needed.
- Nov | 23 | 2021
For many people, Thanksgiving is the perfect time to enjoy some favorite foods. From pie to stuffing to mashed potatoes, the holiday classics are often hard to resist – and sometimes come with a serving of guilt.
- Nov | 15 | 2021
Ten years ago, the General Patient and Family Advisory Council (General PFAC) was founded at Mass General.
- Oct | 6 | 2021
Fourth year internal medicine and pediatrics resident Dr. Mike Kelly shaves his head after reaching his fundraising goal for the Boston Marathon.