Two exceptional employees were honored with this year’s Ricardo Diaz Memorial Award during the celebration, recognizing the hard work, selflessness and compassion reflective of Diaz’s.
On Sept. 17, the Committee for Latino Initiatives hosted the annual Ernesto González Award Breakfast at the Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation.
The award, named for dermatologist Ernesto González, MD, honors those who make outstanding contributions to the Latino community at the MGH and beyond. It is given each year during Latino Heritage Month, which runs from Sept. 15 - Oct. 15.
This year’s award honorees were Yakeel Quiroz, PhD, left, director of the Familial Dementia Neuroimaging Lab, and Martha Muniz, right, clinical research coordinator in the Department of Neurology.González, at center, reflected on the award named in his honor, saying, “The honor bestowed on me in 2005 continues to grow and continues to be more significant as it honors others who bring so much to this community.”
- Jun | 18 | 2021
The MGH Virtual Visits Team was honored with the 2020 Nathaniel Bowditch Prize for its quick and innovative work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Dec | 10 | 2020
David N. Louis, MD, and Robert H. Young, MD, have received the 2020 Patricia R. Austen, RN, MGH History Award. The award honors individuals or groups who have worked to promote or preserve Mass General history.
- Oct | 9 | 2020
Not only were two MGHers honored with the annual Ernesto Gonzalez Award for Outstanding Services to the Hispanic Community, but one standout group was given the honorific name, “The Ernesto Gonzalez Service.”
- Jun | 30 | 2020
The MGH Center for Diversity and Inclusion virtually celebrated the graduation of 46 underrepresented residents and fellows in medicine on June 5. The 2020 graduating class included residents and fellows from 14 different departments.
- Feb | 7 | 2020
Nominations for the seventh annual Patient Experience Awards are now open through Feb. 21.