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Run, Boston, Run!

Happy National Running Day! Today, June 3, 2015, we celebrate like true Bostonians and run in honor of the “unofficial” national holiday. Created in 2009, and held on the first Wednesday in June, each year people across the United States more »

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Research and education to address the challenges of those struggling with Alzheimer’s disease.

The award winning movie Still Alice, for which Julianne Moore won a 2015 Oscar for Best Supporting Actress, has won the publics’ hearts for its moving portrayal of a female professor’s struggles due to early-onset dementia. Here at the MGH more »

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Religion and Temple Visits in India

Indian family that welcomed us into the 1000 Pillar Temple

One of the great things about our trip to India is learning about different religions. We have been so lucky to visit many temples during our stay in Manipal. From visiting these temples we are able to learn a little more »

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Observed Hospital Differences between U.S. and India


My first clinical assignment during our month long stay in Manipal, India was at Kasturba Hospital. Referred to as “postings” by the College of Nursing, these short visits to floors such as the ICUs and Causalities (equivalent to our Emergency more »

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Dignity & Respect Month at the Institute

For the second consecutive year, January has been designated as Dignity and Respect month at the Institute. As part of its role in providing leadership for assuring an inclusive and welcoming environment to all, the Institute’s Diversity Council has formally more »

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Thoughts on Outgoing Partners HealthCare President and CEO Dr. Gary Gottlieb’s Interest in the MGH Institute

As many of you are aware, Dr. Gary Gottlieb, president and CEO of Partners HealthCare, has decided to step down next July to become CEO of Partners in Health, a nationally recognized global health organization. For many of us, the more »

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It Starts With Hello

  Hello.   November 21, 2014 is the 42nd annual #WorldHelloDay. Anyone can participate in World Hello Day simply by greeting ten people. This demonstrates the importance of personal communication for preserving peace. People around the world use World Hello Day as an opportunity more »

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How American Are You?

Happy Constitution Day! Wednesday, September 17   Constitution Day is an American holiday honoring the day 39 delegates of the Constitutional Convention signed the United States Constitution. This historic date was September 17, 1787.  In honor of Constitution Day, the MGH more »

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Summertime Cinema Under The Stars

Boston Outdoor Summer Movie Schedules What happens when mother nature meets the couch potato? A beautiful thing called an ‘outdoor movie’. All movies are free to the public and will begin at sundown. Select locations will be offering free food samples, giveaways and games more »

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Summer Concerts at Charlestown Navy Yard

Nothing says sweet, sweet summertime like live outdoor music on a warm summer night. Lucky for us, the Boston National Historical Park and Berklee College of Music have once again brought the sweet sounds of summer back to the Navy more »

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