Research Rumble, April 20

Researchers from BWH and Massachusetts General Hospital will come together to celebrate innovative science and promote the breadth and depth of research during the first Research Rumble. Six contestants will have four minutes each to present their work to a team of judges. The person who does the best overall job of presenting will be crowned the Research Rumble champion. Thursday, April 20, 5-6:30 p.m., at the Cambridge Public Library, 499 Broadway, Cambridge. Visit to learn more.

BWH Artwork and Facilities Reminder

BWH and the Museum of Fine Arts have been working on a long-term collaboration to beautify all BWH buildings. If you have concerns about the care or placement of any artwork, contact Steve Dempsey, executive director of Planning and Construction, at Concerns and inquiries about BWH facility repairs and damages should be sent to George Player, vice president for Facilities and Operations, at

Zostavax Vaccine Walk-In Clinic

As of April, the Zoster Vaccine Live vaccination (also known as the shingles vaccine) is offered at the BWH Outpatient Pharmacy, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Patients must bring a prescription, along with the Zostavax screening form. Email with questions.

Women’s Health Forum: “Hormones: Do They Define Us?” April 21

The Massachusetts Medical Society and its Committee on Women in Medicine, in collaboration with BWH’s Connors Center for Women’s Health and Gender Biology, present the Women’s Health Forum. Sessions will cover transgender health, how hormones affect autoimmune diseases, the evolution of breast surgery and more. The course will be co-directed by JoAnn Manson, MD, DrPH, interim executive director of the Connors Center. Friday, April 21, 8 a.m., at the Waltham Conference Center in Waltham. Learn more.