November 14, 2008
What's Happening

Senior HealthWISE events
MGH Senior HealthWISE will host the following free events for seniors age 60 years or older: an "Autumn Fitness" exercise class Nov. 20, from 11 am to noon at the Clubs at Charles River Park with lunch served from noon to 1 pm; a book club discussion of "Amazing Grace" Nov. 20, from 3 to 4 pm at the West End Library; and hypertension screenings Nov. 24, from 1:30 to 2:30 pm at the West End Library. Registration is required for the exercise class. For more information or event registration, call (617) 724-6756.

New name and location for Registrar/Credentialing

The MGH Registrar/Credentialing Office has changed its name to the MGH/MGPO Medical Staff Office and is now located at 50 Staniford St., Suite 1002. For more information, contact Joan Silverman at (617) 724-3261 or

Call for nominations
The Harvard Medical School (HMS) Office for Diversity and Community Partnership is accepting nominations for the 2008-2009 A. Clifford Barger Excellence in Mentoring Award, the William Silen Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award and the Young Mentor Award. The awards honor HMS and Harvard School of Dental Medicine faculty members who have provided sponsorship, encouragement and support for the career and personal development for other faculty, trainees and students. To submit a nomination online, visit The deadline is Dec. 5. For more information, contact Rebecca Poe at

"Compassion and Resilience" photographic exhibit
"Compassion and Resilience," an exhibit featuring the photographs of Steven Gardner, MD, of MGH Beacon Hill Associates, will open Nov. 21 at the Gallery at the Boston Private Bank & Trust, 10 Post Office Square, Boston. A recipient of the MGH Kendall Fellowship for Primary Care, Gardner spent 12 weeks at the MGH taking photos of doctors, nurses and others to capture the bonds that often are born from the patient-caregiver relationship. The exhibit will run through Dec. 31.

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