Active Shooter Exercise at 60 Fenwood Road
An active shooter exercise will take place in the new building at 60 Fenwood Road on Wednesday, Sept. 21, at 10 a.m. The exercise will enable BWH Security and Emergency Management, in coordination with Boston Police and Boston Emergency Medical Services, to practice and evaluate the hospital’s response plan to a life-threatening situation. During the exercise, signs will be placed around the hospital and the building to indicate the exercise is taking place. No other areas of the Brigham will be involved. To reduce concerns, please note that an air horn sound will be used in the new building during the exercise. Staff may contact the Employee Assistance Program at 617-732-6017 or BWH Security at 617-732-6565 with questions or concerns.

Join the 2017 BWH Boston Marathon Team
Calling all runners! Join the 2017 BWH Stepping Strong Boston Marathon Team and run to improve outcomes for civilians, military personnel and families recovering from traumatic injuries and events. The application period is now open. Learn more here.

September Is National Preparedness Month
This year’s theme is “Don’t Wait. Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today.” BWHC Emergency Management will be holding public information sessions throughout the month: Friday, Sept. 23, 11 a.m.–1 p.m., and Thursday, Sept. 29, 2–4 p.m., in Cabot Atrium. Visit for more information.

National Coming Out Day at BWH, Oct. 11
Celebrate National Coming Out Day at BWH. The BWHC LGBT & Allies Employee Resource Group (ERG) is hosting a special event on LGBT health, featuring Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey as the keynote speaker. BWHC President Betsy Nabel, MD, and BWFH President Michael Gustafson, MD, MBA, will be in attendance. The inaugural BWHC LGBT Leadership Awards will also be unveiled. Tuesday, Oct. 11, noon–1 p.m., in Bornstein Amphitheater. Learn more at