Introducing Mass General Research Institute

Rare Disease Week kicks off for the SSRA with a trip to our Chief Medical Advisor, Dr. Michael Levys’, new research home with the Mass General Research Institute. What better way to celebrate than a giveaway! With a few clicks or taps, you can be entered to win some really sweet swag from the good folks at Massachusetts General Hospital. You have a chance to win an Official MGH Men or Woman’s zip-front fleece jacket, MGH Ball Cap, or an official grey scarf embroidered with our SSRA logo. There will be several winners so why not enter? The contest details are below.

Mass General is the #1 Hospital on the East Coast and named #2 in America by U.S. News and World Report. They are the only hospital in America to be recognized across all 16 specialties assessed by U.S. News.

Let’s talk about Dr. Levys’ new facilities for a minute. The Mass General Research Institute was established in 2015 to support, promote and guide diverse research. Their researchers work side-by-side with physicians in the lab. Mass General is the original and largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School.

Massachusetts General Hospital operates the largest hospital-based research program in the United States

The institute gathers the brightest minds in medicine to bridge innovative science with state-of-the-art clinical medicine. With an annual research budget of more than $912 million, their research program spans more than 30 clinical departments and centers across the hospital. Approximately 1,200 clinical trials are taking place at Mass General at any given time. This drives discoveries and breakthroughs in basic and clinical research which translates into new and better treatments for patients in the U.S, and around the globe.

Mass General topped the Nature Index list of health care organizations for publishing more articles in high-impact journals than any other hospital in America from March 2016 to February 2017.

Transforming Medicine Through Innovation

Watch this short video to learn more about how research and clinical care at Massachusetts General Hospital lead to new strategies to improve patient care.

Very exciting, right? Let me tell you what’s even more exciting. To pull up Dr. Levys’ research profile and finally see

Research Interests


We have a researcher.

How Do I Enter the contest?

The contest is open to everyone from the time this post goes live and ends on Sunday night (February 23rd) at 6:00 PM central time. All the email sign-ups will be entered in a jar for a good old-fashioned draw. The winners will be announced live on Monday during the SSRA’s live broadcast during our announcement. We will need to email the winners MONDAY morning before Kyle leaves so we can get the winners’ correct size.

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