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.

Additional Flu Vaccination Clinics
Occupational Health Services (OHS) has added new dates for employee flu vaccination in the Shapiro Center’s Miller Atrium (second floor): Nov. 16, 17, 18 and 30 and Dec. 1 and 2, 6:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Employees may also make an appointment or visit the Neville House Clinic during walk-in hours (Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays: 7–9 a.m.; Wednesdays: 2–3 p.m.). As a reminder, all employees must attest in PeopleSoft to receiving influenza vaccine or declining to be vaccinated by Dec. 1. Attestation is done automatically for those who receive vaccine through OHS. Visit to learn more about attestation and the new policy pertaining to employee flu vaccination.

BWH Science Club Volunteers Needed
Elementary school students in Mission Hill are in need of science volunteers, and BWHers can help. Volunteers work with a group of four elementary school students in nearby schools for one hour every week for four weeks. You do not need to be an expert in science. You can sign up individually or pair up with a colleague. Email or call 617-264-8740 for more details.

Expanded Hours in the BWH Cafeteria
The BWH Cafeteria now offers “Simply to Go” sandwiches and salads, fresh fruit cups and beverages, 10:30–11:15 a.m. daily. The Cafeteria had previously been closed during this period.

Benefits Open Enrollment
Open enrollment for employee benefits runs through Tuesday, Nov. 24, with changes effective Jan. 1, 2016. Open enrollment is the one time of year, other than a change in status or life event, when all benefits-eligible BWH staff can update health insurance and other benefits, add coverage for eligible dependents and elect a Flexible Spending Account. Learn more at