October 3, 2008
What's Happening

Business of Life workshop
The MGH Office for Research Career Development will host a "Business of Life" workshop Oct. 22 and 29 and Nov. 5 and 12, from noon to 2 pm to cover issues such as determining life and career priorities and balancing family, social, community and career demands. Allison Rimm, vice president for MGH Strategic Planning and Information Management, will teach the course, which is limited to 20 participants. The registration deadline is Oct. 10. For more information or to register, call (617) 643-1606 or e-mail orcd@partners.org.

Nursing grand rounds
In honor of National Case Management Week, MGH Case Management will host "Thinking Outside the Box: A Practical Framework for
Cross Cultural Care" Oct. 23, from 1:30 to 2:30 pm in the O'Keeffe Auditorium. Alexander Green, MD, MPH, associate director of the MGH Disparities Solutions Center, will present. For more information, call (617) 726-3666 or e-mail Recia Frank at rfrank1@partners.org.

Disparities seminar series
The MGH Disparities Solutions Center will host its Keeping Current: Racial and Ethnic Disparities seminar series Oct. 8, from 12:30 to 1:30 pm in the Sweet Conference Room, Gray/Bigelow 432. Thomas Sequist, MD, MPH, assistant professor of Medicine and Health Care Policy at BWH and Harvard Medical School, will present his paper, "Physician Performance and Racial Disparities in Diabetes Mellitus Care." For more information or to register, e-mail disparitiessolutions@partners.org.

Pediatric congenital heart disease symposium
The MassGeneral Hospital for Children Heart Center and Harvard Medical School are co-sponsoring a free symposium, "Morphology in Congenital Heart Disease with Imaging and Surgical Correction," Oct. 25, from 8 am to 5 pm in the O'Keeffe Auditorium. It will include a review of morphology, nomenclature, imaging and treatment of congenital heart defects. Robert H. Anderson, MD, professor at the Medical University of South Carolina, will be the guest speaker. Amy Juraszek, MD, director of the Cardiac Registry at Children's Hospital Boston, also will present. For more information or to register, call (617) 726-3824.

Memorial service for Allan Moore, MD
A memorial service for Allan Moore, MD, of the MGH Endocrine Division and MGH Internal Medicine, will be held Oct. 7 in the OƕKeeffe Auditorium. A reception will follow. Moore died July 24 at age 31. Donations in his memory may be sent to the Dr. Allan F. Moore Fund,
c/o the Office of the President, Ohio State University, 205 Bricker Hall, 190 N. Oval Mall, Columbus, OH, 43210.

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