Quality Rounds With Atul Gawande
Atul Gawande, MD, MPH, renowned surgeon, researcher and author, will present on “The Heroism of Incremental Care.” Thursday, March 9, noon-1 p.m., in Bornstein Amphitheater. A live webcast will be available for BWH staff.
World Kidney Day
In celebration of World Kidney Day, stop by a table on the Tower 2 mezzanine on Thursday, March 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., to learn about kidney health, chronic kidney disease, prevention and treatment options. In addition, free blood pressure checks will be offered. Sponsored by the BWH Division of Renal Medicine. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
National Compassionate Caregiver of the Year Award
Nominate a professional caregiver or team for the 2017 National Compassionate Caregiver of the Year Award, which recognizes health care professionals who display extraordinary devotion and compassion in caring for patients and families. Nominations are due Friday, March 31. Learn more at BWHPikeNotes.org.
Sperling Family Fellowship in Precision Healthcare
The Sperling Family Fellowship in Precision Healthcare, organized by BWH and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, combines the strengths of each institution to advance a translational research project with the potential to transform patient care. Senior postdoctoral fellows or faculty in their first two years of appointment are eligible to apply. The application deadline is Friday, March 31. Visit BWHPikeNotes.org for more information.