World Medical Innovation Forum
The 2016 World Medical Innovation Forum, hosted by Partners HealthCare, will highlight state-of-the-art and emerging approaches to diagnosing, treating and managing cancer. Experts from across Partners, including BWH, will present the most compelling advances in technology, care, research and unmet needs in the area of cancer on April 25–27 in Boston. A special Partners employee rate is being offered. Visit worldmedicalinnovation.org to learn more and register.
Submit Your Questions About the BBF
The Brigham Building for the Future (BBF), the new facility opening this fall at 60 Fenwood Road, will be home to research labs and ambulatory clinics dedicated to the neurosciences, orthopaedics, immunology, rheumatology, musculoskeletal health and asthma and allergy. Clinical groups and labs from across BWH’s campus will come together in the new space to bring therapeutic advances from the bench to the bedside. BWH Bulletin wants to hear your questions about the new building. Answers to your BBF questions will be featured in an upcoming issue. Email your questions to BWHBulletin@partners.org.
BRI Research Funding Available
BWH investigators are invited to apply for funding through three Brigham Research Institute (BRI) award programs: the Bright Futures Prize, the BRI Director’s Transformative Award (BDTA) and the Fund to Sustain Research Excellence. The deadline for the Fund to Sustain Research Excellence is Monday, April 4, Bright Futures Prize applications are due Monday, April 25, and the deadline for a letter of intent for the BDTA is Tuesday, May 24. Visit BWHPikeNotes.org for more information.
March is National Nutrition Month
During the month of March, BWH employees will have a chance to learn more about nutrition and nutrition research and compete against colleagues in fun recipe and fitness contests. Each week in March is focusing on a different nutrition theme and offering a chance to win prizes. To learn more, visit BWHPikeNotes.org.
Volunteers Needed for Stepping Strong Fund Event
The Shamrock Foundation and the Reny family are hosting a 50/50 raffle to benefit the Gillian Reny Stepping Strong Fund at BWH during a Boston Celtics game on Friday, April 8. Energetic volunteers are needed to help sell raffle tickets during the game. After ticket sales, volunteers will be able to enjoy the last quarter of the game from the seats. Employees, friends and family are welcome to volunteer. To sign-up or for more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 617-424-4191.