Coming Soon: BWH Patient Safety Culture Survey
On Monday, Nov. 28, BWH staff whose work directly affects patient care will be asked to complete a survey to assess BWH’s culture of patient safety. The confidential BWH Patient Safety Culture Survey will be distributed via email from Pascal Metrics with a link for online completion. The information that you provide will help BWH continue to advance the culture of safety throughout the institution.

Donate to the United Way Campaign and Win Prizes
The 2016 campaign runs through Tuesday, Nov. 22. Donors have the opportunity to win a host of exciting prizes, including a New England Patriots helmet signed by wide receiver Julian Edelman, Bruins tickets, a Nest thermostat and more. Learn more at

New Retirement Program: Learn More
The Benefits Office will hold 45-minute information sessions about the changes to the retirement program for weekly-paid BWH and BWPO employees and BWH research scientists/senior research scientists and associates, effective Jan. 1, 2017. These sessions are not intended for BWH and BWPO professional staff/faculty. Upcoming sessions take place Monday, Nov. 21, at 5 p.m., and Tuesday, Nov. 22, at 7:30 a.m., in the Duncan Reid Conference Room. Visit to learn more.

Nominate a Colleague to the Brigham Way
The Brigham Way is about going above and beyond what is required of you to make BWH a better place for all who come through our doors. Tell us about how you or one of your colleagues go above and beyond, and your nomination could be featured on PikeNotes and TV screens across the distributed campus. Email your nomination to

Have You Lost 10 lbs. in the Past 1.5 Years?
Jason Block, MD, of BWH’s Department of Medicine and the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, is conducting a research study that uses financial incentives to encourage employees who have lost at least 10 pounds in the past one and a half years to keep the lost weight off. Participants will complete two brief surveys and weekly weigh-ins for one year at several locations on the BWH campus. To participate or learn more, contact Michael Seward at 617-867-4419, or email