Linebacker Dane Fletcher of the New England Patriots spent the afternoon of Oct. 8 visiting pediatric cancer patients at the MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) and the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center. Fletcher, who wears #52 on the football field, […]
Early Termination of CRUTs Summary In PLR 201321012, the Service ruled favorably on the proposed gift of remainder interests in two charitable remainder unitrusts to a designated charity. Extended Summary Husband and wife created the CRUTs, paying a stated unitrust […]
On Thursday, May 23, Mass General President Peter L. Slavin, MD, hosted an evening to celebrate the members of The 1811 Society – the MGH Fund’s most generous supporters and loyal friends. The focus of the evening was a symposium, […]
What happens when you reduce the practice of medicine to the barest of essentials? Stuart Harris, MD, MFA, knows.
Grateful for the care he and his wife received at Mass General, Louis Del Papa gave thanks by making a charitable bequest to advance ALS research.
Lori Campbell, RN, a North Carolina nurse, discovers an MGH endowed fund created more than 50 years ago in her grandfather’s memory. Impressed with Mass General, she and her husband revised the fund to include unrestricted support for neurology research.
Bruce Walker, MD, is director of the Ragon Institute at MGH, MIT and Harvard. Founded in 2009 with a $100 million commitment from Phillip (Terry) and Susan Ragon, the institute seeks to accelerate the development of an HIV/AIDS vaccine. Dr. Walker has spearheaded the creation of advanced HIV/AIDS research and treatment facilities in South Africa. Much of his research has focused on HIV patients whose immunity systems allow them to control their infections spontaneously and without medication.
By Elizabeth Mort, MD, MPH Elizabeth Mort, MD, MPH, is senior vice president of Quality and Safety at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Massachusetts General Physicians Organization. A practicing general internist, Dr. Mort leads high-stakes quality and safety measurement and […]
At Massachusetts General Hospital, scientists have long understood the potential of egg freezing for women who want to preserve their fertility.
Mass General marked a milestone in October, 2012, when surgeons performed the hospital’s first hand transplant. The recipient was Joe Kinan, 43, who was badly burned in the 2003 Station nightclub fire in Rhode Island. Less than three weeks after […]