MGH Hotline for Friday, February 8, 2019

  • MGH receives $50 million gift

    With one of the largest philanthropic gifts in the MGH’s more than 200-year history, philanthropists James S. and Carol J. Herscot have committed $50 million to support a variety of capital projects, initiatives, and the Center for Children and Adults with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) that bears their name.
  • Super Bowl smiles

    MGH celebrates the Patriots Super Bowl victory.
  • Neurology team honored with Bowditch Prize

    The MGH Neurology Comprehensive Consult Service Leadership Team was honored with this year’s Nathaniel Bowditch Prize, recognizing the group’s efforts to redesign care delivery in the MGH Emergency Department.
  • Valentines for Veterans

    Despite subzero temperatures – and the loss of power at the Wyndham Hotel – more than 50 MGHers gathered on the hotel’s 15th floor Jan. 31 to create Valentine’s Day cards for area veterans.
  • Research Roundup - February 2019

    Research at the MGH is interwoven throughout more than 30 departments, centers and units and is conducted with the support and guidance of the MGH Research Institute. The Research Roundup is a monthly series highlighting studies, news and events.
  • Practice makes readiness: MGH hosts Ebola exercise

    Through the glass doors of three rooms in the Medical Intensive Care Unit, teams at the MGH recently got a window into what it would look like to treat two patients for Ebola Virus Disease.
  • MGH hosts Joint Commission mock survey

    On Jan. 29 and 30, a survey team from The Joint Commission – the independent nonprofit organization that accredits and certifies more than 19,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States – was invited to complete a two-day consultative mock assessment of the MGH.
  • Desserts for donors

    The ninth annual Cupcake Tasting Event is back this month at the MGH Blood Donor Center. Donors who come in any Thursday in February can enjoy a sampling of some of Boston’s best cupcakes.

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