August 1, 2008
  • Jean Yawkey Place: Dedicated to health care for the homeless
    In 1985, as an MGH resident moving on to an oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering in New York, James O'Connell, MD, expected to spend only one year working with what would become the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program (BHCHP). But that single year turned into many more. On May 28, the dedication of the 77,000-square-foot Jean Yawkey Place, the new facility for BHCHP at 780 Albany St. in Boston, also marked over 20 years of O'Connell's stewardship of the program.

  • Collect them all: Poster series debuts with hand hygiene all-stars
    A new poster series from the MGH STOP (Stop Transmission of Pathogens) Task Force spotlights some of the hospital's hand hygiene "all-stars."

  • In memoriam: Allan Moore, MD
    Allan Moore, MD, a fellow in the MGH Endocrine Division and a physician in MGH Internal Medicine, died July 24 from injuries he sustained in a scooter accident July 12. He was 31 years old.

  • Supporting the West End community
    The MGH Senior HealthWISE program joined area residents, community leaders and local officials in celebrating Boston's West End neighborhood at a July 10 event formally marking the new West End Community Collaborative.

  • Generous gift makes a difference in Jamaica
    Diabetes is highly prevalent among the nearly 3 million residents of Jamaica, a small country in the Caribbean.

  • Celebrating outstanding employees
    Compassionate, dedicated, determined: these are just a few of the words to describe MGH staff members Gregory Bouchard and Nikolas Anthony.

  • Root-root-root for the home team
    Once again, MGH administrators, physicians, nurses and other caregivers hung up their ties and stethoscopes for a summer softball game benefiting Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD), Boston's oldest anti-poverty agency.

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