Tell Us Your One Shining Moment
As you reflect on 2015, is there one memory that makes you especially proud to call yourself a BWHer? Maybe you recall a touching moment with a patient or family member, or perhaps you witnessed a colleague do something that made you proud. BWH Bulletin encourages you to share your “One Shining Moment” with the Brigham community for our annual year-end issue on Friday, Dec. 18. Email your proudest moment of 2015, along with a related photo of yourself or the team involved, to by Friday, Dec. 11. Shining Moments will be posted on PikeNotes, and a selection will appear in the year-end print issue of Bulletin.

Naming Contest: Cost-Savings Ideas
BWH is launching a new program that invites all employees to submit their cost-savings ideas. Ideas that are selected and implemented will be awarded a cash prize. Before the innovative program launches, BWH needs your ideas on what to call it! Submit as many suggestions as you would like. A cash award will be presented to the employee who submits the selected program name. Email creative suggestions to by Thursday, Nov. 5. Please note: The BWH Massachusetts Nurses Association union has opted not to allow their members to participate.    

BWH United Way Campaign
BWH’s United Way campaign is right around the corner. Beginning Monday, Nov. 2, keep an eye on your email inbox for information about how you can participate in the campaign by making a confidential and secure online donation via payroll deduction, credit card or check. Donors will be entered to win dozens of prizes, including a football signed by New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, a mountain bike and more.

BWH Hackathon: Digital Health, Nov. 6–8
The BWH Hackathon, in collaboration with Brigham Innovation Hub and MIT Hacking Medicine, will convene inventive, forward-thinking minds to change the status quo and create disruptive solutions in health care today. The third annual hackathon, focused on digital health, will bring together a diverse, multidisciplinary group to “pitch” problems impacting health care, develop solutions and present demonstrations to a panel of judges. The hackathon will take place Friday, Nov. 6, through Sunday, Nov. 8, in Cabot Atrium (45 Francis St.). Visit to apply and view the schedule of events.