PIE Awards: Nominate Your Colleagues

The Partners in Excellence awards program recognizes our star performers—those whose efforts have gone above and beyond over the past year to ensure patients, families and staff feel welcomed and cared for. Team nominations should consist of 25 or fewer people. The deadline for submitting nominations is Friday, Sept. 16. The date of the award ceremony is forthcoming. Visit BWHPikeNotes.org for more information and to complete a nomination form.

LGBT Health Care Webinars, View by Sept. 30

Help BWH earn recognition as a leader in LGBT Health Care Equality by viewing a free webinar from the National LGBT Education Center about patient-centered care for LGBT patients. Understanding and respecting the diverse perspectives, needs and concerns of our patients are vital to providing the highest-quality care. The deadline to view the webinar and complete the training is Friday, Sept. 30. Visit BWHPikeNotes.org for more information.

Women in Medicine and Science Symposium

The fifth annual Women in Medicine and Science Symposium highlights the achievements of female faculty and trainees at Brigham and Women’s Health Care. The program focuses on collaborations across various disciplines, including basic, clinical and translational research, as well as clinical innovation and medical innovation, with the goal of building community. BWHC President Betsy Nabel, MD, will present this year’s keynote address. Monday, Sept. 26, 3–6 p.m., in Bornstein Amphitheater and the rotunda at 15 Francis St. Visit BWHPikeNotes.org to learn more and register.

Medical Library Fall Courses

The BWH Medical Library is offering courses this fall to help hospital employees take advantage of the library’s resources. Classes include “My NCBI—How to Use the PubMed Tool,” “Images—How to Locate Images for Presentations,” “Advanced Google Searching,” “How to Use RefWorks” and “PubMed Searching.” Classes take place at the Medical Library, TH-127. Space is limited. Visit BWHPikeNotes.org to learn more and register.