STAT+: Massachusetts General Hospital president Peter Slavin to depart after 18 years

The president of Massachusetts General Hospital, Dr. Peter L. Slavin, plans to step down after 18 years leading the powerful and prestigious institution, amid a broad restructuring at its parent company.

Slavin announced the move in an e-mail to staff Wednesday morning. He plans to stay at MGH — which has consistently ranked among the top hospitals in the country — until his successor arrives, after a search process that could take months.

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