National Coming Out Day at BWH, Oct. 11
The BWHC LGBT & Allies Employee Resource Group (ERG) is hosting several events to celebrate National Coming Out Day. Join BWFH President Michael Gustafson, MD, MBA, and fellow BWHers for a flag-raising ceremony at the 15 Francis St. flagpole at 11:30 a.m. At noon, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey will deliver the keynote address in Bornstein Amphitheater. The inaugural BWHC LGBT Leadership Awards will also be unveiled. For more information, visit

Voting for BRIght Futures Prize, Stepping Strong Innovator Award
Two compelling competitions to advance innovation—the BRIght Futures Prize and Stepping Strong Innovator Awards—are currently underway at BWH, and voters from the Brigham and beyond will determine the winners. Both competitions feature inventive ideas from across the hospital community, and each competition’s winner will receive a $100,000 prize. Read the Q&As, view videos about the projects and learn how to vote at The BRIght Futures Prize will be presented at Discover Brigham on Thursday, Nov. 10. The winner of the Stepping Strong Innovator Awards public vote will be announced online on Monday, Oct. 17.