February 2013
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Mass General Institute for Heart, Vascular and Stroke Care


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In This Issue

Safe Patient Handling Fair Oct. 1
MGH Durant Fellowship Seminar Series
Regenerative Medicine 2009: From Stem Cells to Disease Models
International Interpreters and Translators Day

Safe Patient Handling Fair is October 1st

Thursday, Oct. 1 | 11am to 2pm and 3 to 5pm | Bulfinch Patio Tent

The Institute for Patient Care, the Norman Knight Nursing Center for Clinical and Professional Development and the MGH Occupational Health Service invite you to attend the second annual Safe Patient Handling Fair, featuring resources to keep patients and staff safe. There will be demonstrations of equipment such as motorized transport chairs, bariatric patient equipment, inflatable devices to assist with falls and much more.

There will be refreshments anda raffle for a Wii Console and Wii Fitness Software

Gaurdia Banister, Executive Diretor of The Institute for Patient Care

Save the date!


MGH Durant Fellowship Seminar Series

The USNS Comfort Navy Hospital Ship: Continuing Promise 2009
Speaker: Kristen Wilson, RN, BSN
Thursday, Oct. 15 | 1pm | Haber Auditorium

Bringing Surgical Services to the Developing World: One Surgeon's Experience in Rural Africa
Speaker: Chad Wilson, MD MPH
Thursday, Oct. 22 | 1:30pm | Haber Auditorium

From Countryside to Urban Hospitals: Managing HIV in South Africa
Speaker: Jennifer Brock, RN
Thursday, Nov. 12 | 1pm | Haber Auditorium

Medical Mission or Medical Tourism?
Speaker: Donna B. Culley, RPh
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010 | 1pm | Haber Auditorium


New Staff Announcement

Co-organized by Massachusetts General Hospital and the National Yang-Ming University

Nov. 24-25 | National Yang-Ming University | Taipei City, Taiwan

For more information, please contact chensall@partners.org.


Michael R. Jaff, DO
Institute for Heart, Vascular and Stroke Care

G. William Dec, MD
Corrigan Minehan Heart Center Chief,
Cardiology Division

Thoralf M. Sundt, MD
Co-Director Corrigan Minehan Heart Center Chief,
Cardiac Surgery

Lee H. Schwamm, MD
Vice Chairman
Department of Neurology Director,
MGH Stroke Services

Kevin B. Whitney, RN, MA
Associate Chief Nurse
Surgical Services & Vascular Center

Ann L. Prestipino, MPH
Senior Vice President
Surgery and Anesthesia Services

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