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W. Gerald Austen, MD
Chief of Surgery, 1969 to 1997
Chairman Emeritus, Massachusetts General Physicians Organization
Edward D. Churchill Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

  • Getting Started    Video
  • A Resident    Video
  • Dr. Churchill    Video
  • Tenure as Chief of Surgery    Video
  • Changes at MGH    Video
  • Developing the Open Heart Bypass Machine    Video
  • Creation of the Massachusetts General Physicians Organization (MGPO)    Video
  • Creation of Partners HealthCare    Video
  • Looking Forward    Video
 
     

Jane Darrah Claflin
Trustee, 1973 to 1979
Honorary Trustee, 1979 to present
Ladies Visiting Committee Member, 1958 to 1974
Ladies Visiting Committee Chair, 1962 to 1966

  • The Beginning    Audio
  • Changes    Audio
  • 1960s & 1970s    Audio
  • Nurses    Audio
  • The Heart of Mass General    Audio
  • Fundraising    Audio
  • Women in Medicine    Audio
 
     

David Crockett
Associate Director, Resources and  Development -- 1951 to 1961
Deputy to the General  Director    -- 1962 to 1974
Director, Resources  and Development    -- 1972 to 1974

  • 150th Anniversary    Video
  • Fundraising    Video
  • Board of Trustees    Video
  • Research Ethics    Video
  • Strengths of MGH    Video
  • 150th Anniversary    Video
  • Fundraising    Video
 
     

John Lawrence,  Esq
Trustee -- 1947 to 1978     
Vice Chairman of the Board  -- 1963 to 1964
Chairman of the Board -- 1964 to  1978
Honorary Trustee -- 1978 to  2007

  • 150th Anniversary    Video
  • Fundraising    Video
  • Board of Trustees    Video

 

 
     

John Potts, MD
Chief of General Medicine -- 1981 to  1996
Director of  Research emeritus    

Research and Ethics    Video

 

 

 
     

Lawrence E. Martin
Finance Office, 1949 to 1951
Comptroller, 1951 to 1961
Associate Director, Administration, 1961 to 1974
Associate General Director, 1974 to 1986
Senior Vice President, 1986 to 1994

  • Getting Started in Hospital Finance    Video
  • Building and Expansion of MGH and Charlestown   Video
  • Payment System Changes   Video
  • Perspectives on Hospital Leaders   Video
  • Creation of Intensive Care Units   Video
 
     

Paul S. Russell, MD
Chief of Surgery, 1962 to 1969
Chief, Transplantation Unit, 1969 to 1990
John Homans Distinguished Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

  • Getting Started in Surgery   Video
  • Beginning of Kidney Transplantation   Video
  • Chief of Surgery    Video
  • MGH in the 1940s    Video
  • MGH Impact & Changes over Time  Video
  • Looking Forward  Video
 
     

John D. Stoeckle, MD
Honorary Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital
Professor of Medicine, Emeritus, Harvard Medical School

  • Getting Started in Medicine   Video
  • Early Days as a Resident   Video
  • Changing Medical/ Social Structure   Video
  • Group Practice Development in Primary Care   Video
  • Understanding Patients   Video
  • Community Medicine  Video
 
     
     
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