Hope & Healing Flag Ceremony, April 15

BWH will mark the second anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, April 15, with the raising of our Hope & Healing flag at the 15 Francis St. flagpole. The Hope & Healing flag will fly until the last runner crosses the Marathon finish line on April 20. BWH will continue this tradition each year. All are welcome to join for a brief ceremony as the flag is raised.

Harley A. Haynes Lectureship, Symposium

The Harley A. Haynes, MD, Lectureship and Symposium will be held Monday, April 27, and Tuesday, April 28, at the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School. All physicians, medical students, nurse practitioners and researchers are invited to attend. For more information, including a list of speakers and topics, visit BWHPikeNotes.org.

World Medical Innovation Forum

Join international innovation decision makers and hear about state-of-the-art neuroscience technology, care and research during the inaugural World Medical Innovation Forum, hosted by Partners HealthCare April 27–29, in Boston. A special Partners employee rate of $499 is being offered. Visit BWHPikeNotes.org to learn more.

Lotus Awards Ceremony, April 29

The departments of Nursing and Patient Care Services will host the second annual Lotus Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, April 29, 1:30–2:30 p.m., in Bornstein Amphitheater. The Lotus Award honors staff who go above and beyond to create an environment where all employees, patients and families of diverse cultures, ethnic backgrounds, ages, lifestyles, religion and physical ability feel welcome and cared for. Learn more about the award by visiting BWHPikeNotes.org.

Simmons Health Care MBA

Simmons College School of Management is accepting applications for September 2015 admission into its Health Care MBA program, designed for working women and men who aspire to leadership positions in the health care industry. Informational sessions will be held Wednesday, April 15, at 10 a.m., and Wednesday, April 29, at 1 p.m., at One Brigham Circle, in Room BC-009, on the 4th Floor. Visit BWHPikeNotes.org to learn more and register.