- Minehan elected chair of the MGH Board of Trustees
The Sept. 19 MGH Board of Trustees meeting marked a milestone in the hospital's history, as Edward P. Lawrence, Esq., presided over his final meeting as chairman of the 15-member governing board. At the end of the meeting Cathy E. Minehan was elected to succeed him as chair, the first woman to lead the MGH board in the hospital's nearly 200-year history.
- The MGH recognized as a top employer
For the third consecutive year, the MGH has received top employer honors from two national organizations – AARP and Working Mother magazine. AARP has named the hospital one of the top employers in the country for employees over age 50, while the magazine named the MGH to its list of the 100 best companies in the United States for working mothers.
- Former MGH patient takes center stage on Oprah
Monica Sprague Jorge was transferred to the MGH in August 2007 with a devastating case of necrotizing faciitis – also known as flesh-eating bacteria. Her health had begun to decline drastically soon after delivering her second daughter.
- In memoriam: Sebastian Schwarte, MD
Sebastian Schwarte, MD, of the MGH Transplantation Biology Research Center (TBRC), died suddenly Sept. 19. He was 32 years old.
- The MGH celebrates Latino Heritage Month
This October, the MGH will celebrate and recognize the many contributions of its Latino employees during Latino Heritage Month. The festivities are hosted by the MGH Multicultural Affairs Office (MAO), the MGH Disparities Solutions Center (DSC) and the Association of Multicultural Members of Partners (AMMP). Below is a schedule of events.
- The MGH and AMMP: Supporting education in all its forms
"Education is something that makes the MGH very special," said Shea Sherrod Asfaw, chair of the Association of Multicultural Members of Partners (AMMP) and project director for MGH Strategic Planning, at the Sept. 11 AMMP scholarship awards event.
- What's Happening
MGH calendar of events
- In General
Employee honors and awards