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Run the Boston Marathon with Team Stork
The 117th marathon will take place April 15, 2013. Join Team Stork to run this historic race and support healthier babies and moms at BWH. This group of dedicated runners welcomes first-timers and veteran marathoners and will provide the tools, training and support needed to prepare for the 26.2-mile adventure. For more information, visit teamstork.org, or call Katie Kilkelly at 617-424-4191.
Want to win an iPad?
If your work directly impacts patient care, you should have received an e-mail from Pascal Metrics Support [PascalMetrics@jangomail.com] asking you to take our confidential BWH Patient Safety Culture Survey. We are aiming for a 70 percent response rate. Please take 7–10 minutes to do so. Participants will be entered into drawings for iPads, parking passes and American Express and Amazon gift cards.
Turn Your Clocks Back
Don’t forget to turn your clocks back one hour before you go to sleep on Saturday, Nov. 3. Eastern Daylight Time ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4.
Lifestyle and Cancer Recurrence
Jeffrey Meyerhardt, MD, and Jennifer Ligibel, MD, will discuss the latest research on lifestyle and cancer recurrence, Wednesday, Nov. 14, noon–1 p.m., in the Kessler Health Education Library. Learn more about the role of exercise, diet and lifestyle when it comes to breast and colorectal cancers. For more information, contact Laura Zanini at 617-732-5470 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Transplant Surgery Lecture
The divisions of Transplant Surgery and Renal Medicine will host a reception and lecture by Jose O. Medina Pestana, MD, PhD, FRCS, the 6th annual Joseph E. Murray visiting professor in Transplant Surgery, Tuesday, Nov. 6. The lecture will discuss organ transplantation and health care in Brazil, at 5 p.m. in the Bornstein Amphitheater. The reception will follow at 6 p.m. in the Miller Atrium, second floor of the Shapiro Lobby.
Employee Flu Vaccination
If you didn’t have a chance to stop by last month’s Flu Vaccination Clinic on the main campus, you can still get your vaccine during walk-in hours at the Occupational Health Clinic, weekdays, 7 a.m.–4 p.m. Please bring your ID badge and wear loose clothing. View a schedule of all flu clinic locations at BWHPikeNotes.org.