In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, a group of students from Harvard Medical School—led by Dorothy Weiss Tolchin, MD, EdM, of the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Physical Medicine and...
The MGH has installed an ADA-compliant water bottle fill station at the exit of the Eat Street Cafeteria. “We are extremely excited to introduce this new unit,” says Joan Shea, director of Nutrition and Food Services. “This is one of the many steps the hospital is taking to becoming more environmentally friendly. We hope that staff and patients find this to be an excellent resource to help us reduce the use of plastics throughout the hospital.”
- Feb | 7 | 2020
In an increasingly fast-paced world, emojis have crept into text messages, tweets and emails. Shuhan He, MD, MGH emergency physician, says he hopes to take emojis even further by making them a bigger part of patient-provider communication and the electronic health record.
- Dec | 6 | 2019
Eric Nadel, MD, director of the Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency, was honored with the 2019 MGH Disability Champion Award.
- Oct | 18 | 2019
The MGH offers several disability resources to assist patients, staff and visitors navigate the hospital, including wheelchair lifts, video phones and sign language interpreters for deaf patients, screen reader software for visually impaired patients and more.
- Mar | 22 | 2019
Zary Amirhosseini, MGH Disability Program manager, discusses hospital policies related to service animals with MGH Hotline.