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Toys for Tots
Employees are invited to bring a new, unwrapped toy for a Toys for Tots collection in the 75 Francis St. lobby, Dec. 17, 2–4 p.m. Toys should be nonviolent in nature and suitable for children up to 12 years of age. Visit BWHPikeNotes.org for more information.
BWH Commuter Survey
BWH is conducting an anonymous survey of how employees commuted to work the week of Nov. 26. With the results, the Massachusetts Rideshare Regulation strives to design a program that helps employees find alternatives to driving to work alone. Those who complete the survey are eligible for prizes including a Kindle Fire. Visit BWHPikeNotes.org for the survey.
What’s Your ‘One Shining Moment’?
As you reflect on 2012, is there one memory that makes you especially proud to call yourself a BWHer? BWH Bulletin invites you to share your ‘One Shining Moment’ with the Brigham community in our annual year-end issue. Email your proudest 2012 BWH moment to BWHBulletin@partners.org by Dec. 15.
Partners in Excellence Awards
Mark your calendar for the annual Partners in Excellence Awards, Dec. 12, at 3 p.m., in the Cabot Atrium. This event honors award recipients from BWH, the Brigham and Women’s Physicians Organization and Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center.
Safety Matters Quality Rounds
“NICU Infection Reduction: It Took the Whole Village” is the topic of the next Safety Matters Quality Rounds, Dec. 13, noon–1 p.m., in the Bornstein Amphitheater.
Purell Foam or Gel?
Staff are invited to stop by an information table outside the Shop on the Pike on Friday, Dec. 21, 7 a.m.–3:30 p.m., to fill out a quick survey about their personal preference for Purell products. Infection Control will conduct demonstrations of the products and provide give-aways.
This January, ClimbCorps is hosting ClimbAmerica!?–a special fundraising event where participants climb Boston’s tallest buildings to help fight heart disease. Whether you’re a trained stair climber, interested in getting more active, or passionate about the cause, you’ll leave ClimbAmerica! feeling energized and proud that you made a difference in the fight against heart disease. To register, visit www.climbamerica.org. If you’re interested in becoming a team leader or learning more, attend a free kick-off and informational lunch Dec. 14, noon–1 p.m., in Carrie Hall.
Your Voice on NIH Funding
If no action is taken by Congress by Jan. 2, the NIH will be cut by roughly 8 percent, or $2.5 billion, in 2013. As one of the top recipients of NIH funding among independent hospitals, BWH would be impacted by these cuts. If you’d like to make your voice heard, visit pulse.partners.org/capwiz.