July 11, 2008 Table of Contents


July 11, 2008

  • Teamwork is the hallmark of the B3C construction
    As the saying goes, it takes a village to raise a child. Likewise, it takes a dedicated team to raise a 530,000 square-foot building. MGHers, special guests and the teams that have been involved in planning, designing and managing the construction of the MGH's new clinical facility, the Building for the Third Century (B3C), gathered June 20 to mark the project's official groundbreaking.
  • In memoriam: Charles J. McCabe, MD
    Charles J. McCabe, MD, a member of the MGH Department of Surgery and associate chief of MGH Emergency Services, died July 7 of complications from melanoma. He was 60 years old.
  • In memoriam: Alexander V. d'Arbeloff
    Alexander V. d'Arbeloff, an honorary MGH trustee and former member of the boards of trustees for the MGH, Partners HealthCare and Partners Community HealthCare, Inc. (PCHI), died July 8 of complications from a glioblastoma. He was 80 years old.
  • Slurry wall construction: Building a foundation for the future
    Now that the demolition of the Clinics, Tilton and Vincent Burnham Kennedy buildings has been completed and the site cleared, construction of the new clinical facility, the Building for the Third Century (B3C), begins a new phase. Onlookers can expect to observe the first step of the creation of the building's foundation — the construction of the slurry wall.
  • MGHers support Gay Pride Parade
    Approximately 40 MGHers from the MGH Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Employee Resource Group joined thousands of individuals marching in Boston's annual Gay Pride Parade June 14.

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