MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL
DIVISION OF GENERAL MEDICINE RESEARCH
DGIM AT A GLANCE
WHO WE ARE
The Massachusetts General Hospital Division of General Internal Medicine provides general medical care, oversees primary care training and conducts health services research.
Massachusetts General Hospital is home to the largest hospital-based research enterprise in the U.S., with an annual budget of $928 million in 2018. The Mass General Research Institute comprises more than 8,500 researchers working across more than 30 institutes, centers and departments.
As the oldest and largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, Mass General has been a leader in bridging innovative science with highly advanced clinical care for more than 200 years.
BECOME A PART OF THE NEXT DISCOVERY
The Effects of Electronic Cigarette Use on Smokers with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
We are conducting a study looking at the effects of electronic cigarettes on cigarette smoking and lung function in smokers with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, who do not plan to quit smoking within the next 30 days.
Estimated Time Commitment: 10 hours over 7 visits
Any Gender, 40-80 years may be eligible
Payment: Up to $275 may be offered
Survey, Office Visit May Be Required.
Screen ASSIST: Aiding Screening Support in Stopping Tobacco
We are conducting a study to test the most effective combinations of counseling, nicotine replacement therapy, and community resources to help smokers quit and stay smoke-free.
Estimated Time Commitment: 6 months
Adults, aged 55-80, who have smoked in the past 30 days and are scheduled to undergo LDCT-LCS at a participating Partners Health Care System site
Payment: Up to $100 may be offered
Surveys, saliva sample or in-clinic breath test, and exit interview discussion may be required