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November 47th Annual BWH Research Celebration5 p.m.Bornstein Family Amphitheater Celebrate the extraordinary accomplishments of the BWH research community. A panel discussion on “The Research Enterprise in Boston: Strategic Planning for the Future” will be held. Immediately following the discussion, a celebration will be held in the Cabot Atrium to honor members of the research community for their years of service to BWH.
November 5, 12 & 19MAFCU to Host Home Buying Course for First-Time Buyers 4:30-7 p.m.Longwood Galleria, Fenway Room (Nov. 5 & 12)One Brigham Circle-4-002B (Nov. 19)This 10-hour series for first-time homebuyers will cover all the financial aspects of the purchasing process. For more information or to register, call ext. 2-8134 or visit www.medareafcu.org.
Saturday, November 8, 2003Women’s Health Forum 2003 (5th Anniversary) Mothers, Daughters, Sisters & Friends: Health Issues for Women of All Ages8 a.m.– 4:30 p.m.Take a day for the health of it! Be inspired by keynote speakers author and ABC News medical correspondent Nancy Snyderman, MD and leading women’s health activist Byllye Avery; enjoy health education workshops conducted by BWH women’s health experts; and take advantage of a wide range of health screenings and a collection of the latest health information. $55, and $35 for each mother, daughter, sister or friend you bring along. Call 1-800-BWH-9999 (between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.) to register.
November 10Book Talk: Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster1-2 p.m.Kessler Health Education LibraryJoin Patricia Reilly RN, MSN, program manager for Integrative Care for an introduction to Peggy Huddleston’s book Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster: A Guide of Mind-Body Techniques. The techniques outlined in this book have been shown to help patients feel calmer, recover faster and have less pain after surgery.
November 19 & 207th Annual On My Own Time ExhibitAll employees are invited to share their hobbies and interests with colleagues. Appli-cations to participate in this year’s event may be picked up in the Mailroom, at the 45 and 75 Francis Street Information Desks or by contacting Jacqueline Ashby via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or telephone (ext. 2-6584). Application deadline is November 7.
November 18Quality Rounds: Quality of Care for People with Disabilities11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Large Anesthesia Conference Room - L1Presented by Lisa Iezzoni, MD, MSC, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Lunch will be served.
November 28Weight Watchers at Work7:30 a.m.Duncan ReidConference RoomCome register for week one of Weight Watchers. Cost is $135 for 12 weeks. Pre-registration is required. For more information, page #11439.
Looking to save on taxes now and put money aside for retirement?The 403(b) tax deferred retirement savings program (TDA) offered through BWH provides the opportunity to do both. Call and make an appointment to see a representative from the following companies, who will be outside the Cafeteria on the given dates:November 4, 12, 19 & 25VALIC: (800 892-5558, ext. 89284) November 14TIAA-CREF: ( 800 842-2004)November 24Fidelity: (800-642-7131)