PIE Awards: Nominate Your Colleagues

The Partners in Excellence awards program recognizes our star performers – those whose efforts have gone above and beyond over the past year. Individual and team nominations are being accepted. Team nominations should consist of 25 or fewer people. The deadline for submitting nominations is Friday, Sept. 15. Visit pulse.partners.org/pienominations to access the nomination form and learn more.

Join the Fall Activity Step Challenge

BWH is partnering with Blue Cross Blue Shield’s ahealthyme website to promote a more active workforce and competing with other Partners HealthCare institutions to see who can take the most steps. Staff who sign up for the six-week challenge will use a pedometer or Fitbit to keep track of their steps and then enter them on the website or through the HealthyNow app. The institution with the highest step average per active participant will win. Enrollment opens Monday, Sept. 11. The challenge begins Monday, Sept. 18, and continues through Monday, Oct. 30. Learn more.

Join the Boston Heart Walk, Sept. 9

Join Brigham Health for the American Heart Association’s 2017 Boston Heart Walk. To join a team or to donate, email Merilyn Holmes at meholmes@bwh.harvard.edu or call 857-307-1990. The walk is Saturday, Sept. 9, at the DCR Hatch Shell on the Charles River Esplanade.

POP-Up STRATUS, Sept. 12

Join the STRATUS Center for Medical Simulation in celebrating the Society for Simulation in Healthcare’s inaugural Healthcare Simulation Week, Sept. 11-15. On Tuesday, Sept. 12, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., stop by and meet the STRATUS team at the Tower 2 mezzanine at 75 Francis St. to learn about medical simulation, explore skills training equipment and simulation gadgets, and get an up-close look at the manikins (patient simulators) used at STRATUS.