MASCO LMA Shuttle Changes
MASCO has worked to implement changes to the shuttle schedules that will best optimize routes around the LMA and improve the passenger experience. The schedule changes go into effect Monday, Aug. 1. Information about the upcoming changes and improvements can be found at BWHPikeNotes.org. Email questions to Jim Nee, MASCO’s transportation manager, at email@example.com.
Trauma Research Funding Available
BWH investigators are invited to apply for a nonrenewable $100,000 Stepping Strong Innovator Award grant, funded by survivors of the Boston Marathon bombings. Applications should address well-defined clinical problems in areas related to trauma injury recovery, advanced stem cell technology, orthopedic and plastic surgery, bioengineering, rehabilitation, limb reconstruction, limb transplant, bone and wound healing, and other facets of trauma care that affect both civilian and military patients. The grant recipient will be announced at a live pitch session. Applications are due Sunday, July 17. Learn more at BWHPikeNotes.org.
Intro to Medical Terminology: Free Online Course
Partners HealthCare has partnered with Quinsigamond Community College to offer a 10-week medical terminology course where you can earn three college credits. The course is free for qualifying employees, minus the cost of the textbook. Email Kathryn Decelles at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information, including prerequisite requirements. The course, which begins in September, is limited to 20 participants.
Save the Date: Discover Brigham, nov. 10
Discover Brigham 2016 brings together our community and the broader Boston health care ecosystem to educate and inspire collaboration around innovative science, technology and medicine. The theme of this year’s Discover Brigham is “Collaborate, Translate and Accelerate,” a reflection of similar goals for the Brigham Building for the Future. The event is Thursday, Nov. 10, noon–6 p.m., at BWH. Visit DiscoverBrigham.org for more information. Sign up to volunteer at Discover Brigham by emailing email@example.com.