September 5, 2008
  • Cops for Kids with Cancer treat MGHfC patients to summer outing
    The warm summer sea breeze along the Boston Harbor can gently soothe those who have the opportunity to enjoy the setting. On Aug. 25, several young pediatric cancer patients, along with their siblings and parents, enjoyed this summertime escape when the MassGeneral Hospital for Children's (MGHfC) Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Center partnered with Cops for Kids with Cancer (CFKWC) to offer the group an outing on the harbor in a Boston Police Department (BPD) patrol boat.

  • Can you spot the hand hygiene noncompliance?
    In an effort to help employees better understand the MGH's hand hygiene requirements, MGH Hotline periodically will run brief scenarios describing an instance of noncompliance with the hospital's hand hygiene standards along with the correct action that should have been taken.

  • Did You Know ...
    The MGH Volunteer Discharge and Patient Escort Service transports an average of 2,500 patients per month.

  • MGHers help prepare for Gustav
    As Hurricane Gustav barreled its way toward the Gulf Coast last week, members of the state's disaster response teams were among those who made their way to Louisiana to aid in medical relief efforts underway there.

  • MGH Center for Comparative Medicine hosts high school summer interns
    The ands-on learning environment is a setting in which many students thrive. Recently, the MGH Center for Comparative Medicine (CCM) offered such a setting to 10 high school interns and their teacher from Norfolk County Agricultural High School (NCAHS) for four weeks in a collaboration with MassBay Community College and the New England Wildlife Center.

  • A gift in memory of Mary
    Although 16-year-old Kelsey Conroy created a theme reminscent of the board game Clue for the fundraiser she coordinated to support the MassGeneral Hospital for Children's (MGHfC) Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Center, the high school student was not playing games.

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