October 17, 2008
  • Leadership meeting focuses on finances, Joint Commission and United Way
    The MGH financial status, the Joint Commission and the United Way campaign were featured topics of the Oct. 10 leadership meeting for MGH managers, supervisors and leaders.


  • An evening recognizing academic excellence and diversity
    More than 100 guests attended a special event Oct. 1 in the Wang Center for Ambulatory Care with a unique joint purpose – to honor the 2008 Minority Faculty Development Award (MFDA) recipients and welcome to the hospital new residents and Harvard Medical School students who historically have been underrepresented in medicine (URM).


  • PACT families featured in unqiue exhibit
    The Boston Children's Museum recently opened a moving exhibit featuring photographs taken by nine children whose parents are undergoing cancer treatment at the MGH Cancer Center.


  • Stoeckle Center hosts award-winning health and medicine author
    MGH primary care physicians and guests attending the Sept. 26 John D. Stoeckle Center for Primary Care Innovation seminar gained insight into issues relating to U.S. health care policy, the pharmaceutical industry and the nature of evidence in the medical system from guest speaker Shannon Brownlee, author of "Overtreated: Why Too Much Medicine Is Making Us Sicker and Poorer."


  • Common ground: South Korean nurses learn about MGH diabetes care
    The MGH Diabetes Education Program recently forged a cross-cultural connection with two South Korean nurses who visited the hospital last month to learn about the MGH's in- and outpatient diabetes programs.


  • Raising awareness about ovarian cancer
    In recognition of National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, the MGH's Ovarian Cancer Education Awareness Network (OCEAN) hosted an information table Sept. 24 to educate employees, patients and visitors about the symptoms, screenings and treatments for this deadly disease.


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