The Harvard Medical School (right, foreground) was located in front of Mass General’s Bulfinch Building from 1847–1883.

Mass General’s Medical Education Mission...

In making education one of its primary missions, the Paul S. Russell, MD, Museum of Medical History and Innovation is carrying on a tradition that began when the founders of Massachusetts General Hospital began raising money to build the institution more than two centuries ago.

Pediatric Transplant Surgeon | Ancisco Cigarroa

A Star in the Lonestar State...

Pediatric surgeon Francisco Cigarroa, MD, trained at Mass General, then went on to a prolific career in medicine in his native Texas. But that was just his start. Now, he’s running the sprawling University of Texas system.

The Making of a Surgeon...

It’s 8:20 on a Friday morning, and surgical resident Jennifer LaFemina, MD, is in Massachusetts General Hospital’s operating room number 10, alongside attending thoracic surgeon, Henning Gaissert, MD, and the rest of the operating room (OR) team. In this, her […]