MGH Hotline for Friday, August 3, 2012

  • Leadership meeting highlights survey, U.S. News rankings

    Highlights from the July 30 leadership meeting.
  • Short-stay unit opens

    To help address growing Emergency Department (ED) volume and ongoing capacity challenges throughout the MGH, a new Short Stay Patient Care Unit has been created on Bigelow 7, the former home of the Gynecology/Oncology Unit.
  • MGH Summer Jobs program in 22nd year

    The MGH is the city’s largest health care employer, and as part of Boston Mayor Thomas Menino’s Summer Jobs Campaign, it also is the city’s largest employer of youth in the summer.
  • VIC awarded funding for Type 1 diabetes research

    The Vaccine & Immunotherapy Center (VIC) at the MGH is committed to projects that accelerate vaccine and immunotherapy development, including those dedicated to finding improved treatment options for people with Type 1 diabetes, an autoimmune disease in which a person’s pancreas stops producing insulin.
  • Bruins player surprises pediatric patients

    MassGeneral Hospital for Children recently welcomed Shawn Thornton, left wing for the Boston Bruins. Thornton visited children July 26 in the Ellison 18 inpatient pediatric unit and the Yawkey 8 Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Clinic.
  • MGH Award in Cancer Research presented

    Craig B. Thompson, MD, president and chief executive officer of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, received the seventh annual MGH Award in Cancer Research on June 28.
  • In memoriam: George Taylor

    George Taylor, an office assistant in the Center for Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology (CIMIT) and the Wellman Center for Photomedicine, died July 25 at the age of 67.
  • In general: Aug. 3, 2012

    In general: Aug. 3, 2012

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