Give It a Shot: Flu Vaccine ‘Converts’ Speak Out

BWHers who were once reluctant to get a flu shot share how learning the facts about the vaccine changed their minds.


Corbin Joins BWH as Security Director

Dave Corbin, CPP, CHPA, former director of Facilities, Engineering, Public Safety and Parking at Newton-Wellesley Hospital, began at BWH this week as director of Security.

20161109, Wednesday, November 9, 2016, Boston, MA, USA, Brigham and Women's Hospital held their second annual Discover Brigham day of research programming with a preview luncheon for invited guests in the third floor conference area of the new Brigham Building for Transformative Medicine to launch Discover Brigham on Wednesday November 9, 2016.

background – "This year, the BWH community will have a lot to celebrate and talk about at Discover Brigham. The Brigham Research Institute is inviting faculty, staff, patients and the public to its annual celebration of science and medicine on Nov. 10, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Many of this year’s events –  including the award ceremony and reception – will take place in BWH’s brand new building at 60 Fenwood Road. In the spirit of the new building’s mission, the theme for Discover Brigham will be “collaborate, accelerate, translate,” and attendees will be invited to learn all about BWH’s efforts to bring new discoveries from the bench to the bedside faster than ever before.

The day-long celebration will feature a special nursing research forum, lunch for those who register for the day, 100 research posters throughout the hospital and moderated panel discussions with world-renowned experts on topics that have been making news headlines. Panels and moderators, including members of the media, leaders from industry and BWH experts will discussion the Zika virus, the opioid epidemic, the power of precision medicine and more at this year’s event. This year, industry partners will be a part of the majority of the day’s panels.

“I look forward to Discover Brigham every year, but this year’s event is especially inspiring, as we will be able to host many of our sessions in the new building and celebrate that building’s themes of bringing together our research and clinical communities to tackle some of the most pressing challenges in medicine today,” said Paul Anderson, MD, PhD, chief academic officer and

Discover Brigham: Training the Next Generation of Physician-Scientists

The Brigham Research Institute brought together industry leaders, BWH and Partners HealthCare leadership and faculty to kick off this year’s Discover Brigham at a luncheon.


BWH Honors Veterans at Ceremony

BWHers came together on Nov. 11 to celebrate and honor America’s veterans and active duty members of the military during a ceremony in the 15 Francis St. lobby.


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