Blood and Platelet Donors Needed

Give the best gift this holiday season and donate blood or platelets at the Kraft Family Blood Center. Now through the end of December, donors will receive a pair of portable electronic speakers, a teddy bear, a sling backpack and more. Platelet donors are particularly needed the weeks before Christmas. For appointments or questions, please email or call 617-632-3206.

Medical Library Winter Courses

The BWH Medical Library is offering courses this winter to help hospital employees take advantage of the library’s resources. Classes include “PubMed Searching,” “How to Use RefWorks,” “How to Find Images,” “Advanced Google,” and “How to Use my NCBI.” Classes take place at the Medical Library, TH-127. Space is limited. Visit to view the calendar and register to attend. Email with questions.

Nominate a Colleague for 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 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

Community PCPs Now Accepting New Patients

Partners HealthCare has web and phone resources to help you find BWH- and Partners-affiliated community primary care providers with near-term availability. Click here for more information, or call 866-694-3627 on weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.