Healthcare Quality and Safety Conference, Oct. 16 and 17
This annual two-day educational experience, hosted by Brigham Health and Harvard Medical School, is for clinicians and administrators who plan, manage and support quality and safety initiatives. Customize your learning experience by choosing from 29 practical breakout sessions that explore proven best practices for improving quality and safety. Visit for more information. Monday, Oct. 16, and Tuesday, Oct. 17, at the Sheraton Boston Hotel.

OHS Flu Vaccine Clinic Schedule
All BWH personnel are required to receive an annual flu shot by Friday, Dec. 1. Individuals who have a medical contraindication to the flu vaccine or those with sincerely held religious beliefs may quality for an exemption. A list of upcoming flu vaccine clinics and more resources are available at Appointments may also be scheduled with OHS by calling 617-732-6034.

Nominate a Colleague for the Brigham Way
Every day, BWHers go above and beyond to make the hospital a better place for all who come through our doors. There are hundreds of ways, both big and small, that employees care for our patients, visitors and each other. Tell us about how you or one of your colleagues goes the extra mile and your nomination could be featured on and TV screens across the distributed campus. Email your nominations to Learn more about the Brigham Way at

Nursing Town Hall meetings
Join Maddy Pearson, MSN, MA, RN, NEA-BC, chief nursing officer and vice president of Patient Care Services, for a series of open forums to hear updates and ask questions. Wednesday, Oct. 18, 5-6 p.m. and 9-10 p.m. in the Zinner Breakout Room; Friday, Oct. 20, noon-1 p.m. in the Duncan Reid Conference Room; and Monday, Oct. 30, noon-1 p.m. in Bornstein Amphitheater (for ambulatory nursing).