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Safety Matters Quality Rounds, May 9
Gary Gottlieb, MD, MBA, president and chief executive officer of Partners HealthCare, presents “Quality and Outcomes as Critical Drivers to Strategy in the Evolving Health Care Market Place” during the next Safety Matters Quality Rounds, May 9, noon–1 p.m., in the Bornstein Amphitheater. Visit BWHPikeNotes.org for more information.
MFCDA Blueprint Event, May 10
Join the BWH Office for Multicultural Faculty Careers for a celebration in honor of our past, present and future Minority Faculty Career Development Award winners. During a special Department of Medicine grand rounds, BWH’s Eldrin Lewis, MD, MPH, will present “Management of the Advanced Heart Failure Patient: A Balancing Act Between Quality and Quantity of Life,” May 10, 8 a.m., in Bornstein Amphitheater. An Honorees Breakfast Reception will follow at the Shapiro Center third floor lounge. Please RSVP for the breakfast at BWHPikeNotes.org.
Healing, Wellness Sessions, May 10
Save the date for a special healing and wellness event for all employees. Sessions will be held during all three shifts, and will include Reiki, massage therapy, music, mindful meditation and information about BWH’s wellness services. The sessions will be an opportunity for staff to take time to focus on self-care and healing in light of the past few weeks. They will be held May 10, 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., 7:30–10:30 p.m., and 11:30 p.m.–2:30 a.m. Location details are forthcoming; stay tuned to BWHPikeNotes.org.
BWH Travel Clinic
Millions of people travel every year to destinations where they are exposed to health risks they do not experience at home. Have a safe, healthy trip by contacting the BWH Travel Clinic for an appointment (more than two weeks prior to your departure). Clinic services include pre-travel immunizations, advice, prescriptions for avoiding infectious diseases and environmental risks and post-travel assistance. To make an appointment, call 617-732-8881. Learn more at BWHPikeNotes.org.
Children’s Book Drive
The Center for Community Health and Health Equity is sponsoring State Representative Jeffrey Sánchez’s second annual Children’s Book Drive to benefit students attending Mission Hill K-8 School, the Curley K-8 School in Jamaica Plain and ABCD Parker Hill/Fenway’s Head Start program. Drop off new or gently used children’s books in the donation bin in the BWH Cafeteria through mid-May. For more information, contact John McGonagle at 617-264-8735 or firstname.lastname@example.org.