November 14, 2008
  • Team effort truly makes a difference
    Although Karla Leavenworth, a 35-year-old mother, struggled with chronic back pain for which she had undergone multiple operations and taken many medications, she otherwise was in excellent health.


  • Second week of United Way campaign begins
    The MGH is midway through its annual campaign for the United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley and has received $117,000 toward its goal of $400,000. Employees who are currently contributing to the United Way via payroll deduction also will be counted toward the total and do not need to submit a new pledge form unless they wish to make a change. All staff are encouraged to consider making a contribution to this worthy organization during the campaign, which runs through Nov. 21.


  • Coming together to help survivors of domestic violence
    As part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, the MGH's Domestic Violence Working Group (DVWG) sponsored an event on behalf of Tailored For Success, Inc. (TFS). This nonprofit organization's mission is to increase the marketability of economically disadvantaged women, many of whom are survivors of domestic violence, by providing free business clothing and accessories.


  • MGH again ranked among best places to work in academia
    Once again, the MGH has been ranked among the top 15 places to work in academia by The Scientist, a magazine for life science professionals.


  • Ribbon-cutting: AstraZeneca Hope Lodge Center opens
    Located at the site of the former Vincent Memorial Hospital at 125 South Huntington Ave. in Jamaica Plain, the AstraZeneca Hope Lodge Center in Boston, a program of the American Cancer Society (ACS), offers cancer patients and their families who must travel to Boston for medical treatment free lodging in 40 new and spacious private suites, support services and transportation to treatment, all in a sharing environment.


  • Saluting employee heroes
    Enlisting in the U.S. Navy in 1966 was a clear decision for Christopher Sorrento. "It's simple. It's about service to your country," he says.


  • New intranet is launched
    This week the MGH Public Affairs Office officially launched a redesigned MGH Intranet, which is a vital resource for the entire hospital community.


  • What's Happening
    MGH calendar of events


  • In General
    Employee honors and awards


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