Town Meeting, Dec. 1
Join Brigham Health President Betsy Nabel, MD, at our next Town Meeting: An Open Forum for BWHers on Friday, Dec. 1, noon-1 p.m., in Bornstein Amphitheater. The event will be webcast for those who cannot attend in person, and there will be an opportunity for webcast viewers to ask questions during the event. Visit for more information, including a link to the webcast and how to share what topics you would like to hear about at Town Meeting.

Register for the December Vacation Club
Registration for the December Vacation Club at the BWH Backup Childcare Center opens Monday, Nov. 27, at noon. December Vacation Club runs for one week: Dec. 26-29. Children ages 5-12 of BWH, BWFH and DFCI employees are eligible to participate. Call 617-732-9543 to register. Cost is $80 per day or $300 for the week. Limited spaces are also available for children ages 2-4. All reservations are prepaid and nonrefundable. For more information, visit

BWH Toys for Tots Drive, Dec. 5-7
The Brigham community is invited to bring a new, unwrapped toy for our BWH Toys for Tots collection for children up to 12 years of age. Toys should be nonviolent in nature. The drive runs Dec. 5-7, in the 75 Francis St. lobby.

Holiday Gifts and Invitations from Vendors
If you receive a gift from a vendor who either does business with Partners HealthCare or would like to do business with Partners, please return the gift or donate it to charity. At the same time, send a note to the vendor acknowledging the gift and explain that gifts can no longer be accepted. Partners Office for Interactions with Industry has a “thanks, but no thanks” sample letter that employees can use in these situations. If you have questions, contact James Bryant, JD, vice president and chief compliance officer, at, or the Office for Interactions with Industry at