‘Sex Differences and the Brain’  Symposium, Sept. 26

There are many differences between female and male brains. Such differences can have important implications for brain health. Learn more about this at the first Women’s Brain Initiative symposium: “Sex Differences and the Brain: Implications for Research, Health and Disease.” Wednesday, Sept. 26, 1-5:30 p.m., in the Hale Building for Transformative Medicine, third-floor conference center. For more information, email RBattle@bwh.harvard.edu.

HealthStream Mandatory Course Deadline, Sept. 30

BWH requires all employees to comply with mandatory education requirements as related to their job role. The 2018 Annual Mandatory Education courses are due Sunday, Sept 30. Content can be accessed via the Partners Applications icon. Select the “Utilities” folder, then click on HealthStream. For assistance, contact the IS Service Desk at 617-732-5927. For course assignment questions and issues, contact your department HealthStream administrator.

Honoring Women in Medicine Month

September is Women in Medicine Month. BWH is celebrating by sharing a photo collection on its social media channels. All women in medicine are invited to participate by sending their photos to BWHSocialMedia@partners.org. Use hashtags #WIMMonth and #WhataDoctorLooksLike when posting on your social accounts. Any photos with patients must have proper consent. Be mindful of private information that could inadvertently appear in the background.

Volunteers Needed: Discover Brigham

Brigham Health staff are needed to help volunteer at the upcoming Discover Brigham event on Wednesday, Nov. 7, to assist with registration, lunch setup, greeting attendees, attending sessions and the evening reception. To volunteer, visit DiscoverBrigham.org/Call-for-Volunteers.