Thanks to doctors at MassGeneral Hospital for Children, 5-year-old Michael Kostecki will enter kindergarten this fall without a tracheostomy tube or a nurse trailing after him.
Hospital, state and city leaders say they hope the new MGH Center for Gun Violence Prevention can help address a major public health crisis.
At Mass General’s Center for Disaster Medicine, a recent preparedness exercise included drills involving laboratory procedures that would be used to deal with Ebola specimens.
Harold Grinspoon, an entrepreneur, philanthropist, artist and grateful Mass General patient, has provided the hospital with a special sculpture to display on its Bulfinch Lawn.
The creation of an early warning system for sepsis is part of a broader Mass General effort to educate caregivers about the potentially deadly disease and treat it more quickly.
The efforts of Chaitanya Mudgal, MD, to care for patients and better the field of hand surgery extend 12,000 miles across the world to Guangxi Province in China and the city of Hubballi in India.
Working with an engineering team, a trauma and acute care surgeon at Mass General has created a self-expanding trauma foam designed to stop badly injured people from bleeding out before they reach an operating room.
Of the 2018 graduates of the Mass General Youth Scholars Program, all 28 will attend college next year, making them the third class out of seven to attain such an accomplishment.
Mass General groups organized a rally then marched to Boston Common to help celebrate Boston as a place for scientists and scientific research.
Throughout the past 100 years – the span of a single continuing lifetime for Dr. Walter Guralnick – the field of oral surgery has grown by leaps and bounds.