Donors Needed: Blood Drive, Oct. 4
The Kraft Family Blood Donor Center will host a blood drive at 15 Francis St. on Thursday, Oct. 4, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Donate blood aboard the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women’s Hospital Blood Mobile. All donations benefit patients at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and BWH. Donors will receive a free Kraft Family Blood Donor Center lantern. To schedule an appointment, visit tinyurl.com/15FrancisOct2018. For eligibility questions, email BloodDonor@partners.org or call 617-632-3206.
Physician Assistant Career Fair, Oct. 9
Meet with staff from various medical and surgical departments at BWH and learn about upcoming available positions as well as what it is like to be a physician assistant at the Brigham. Tuesday, Oct. 9, 3-5 p.m., on the third floor of the Shapiro Cardiovascular Center. For more information, email BWHPAServices@bwh.harvard.edu.
Interpersonal Violence Grand Rounds, Oct. 16
In honor of Interpersonal Violence Awareness Month in October, survivor speaker Kerriann MacDonald, author of Good Enough: Based on True Events, will discuss about her experiences as survivor of intimate partner abuse as a teen and young adult. Tuesday, Oct. 16, 10-11:30 a.m, in the Zinner Breakout Room. Sponsored by Passageway and the Center for Community Health and Health Equity.
Employee Flu Shot Deadlines Approach
All BWH personnel are required to receive an annual flu shot (or approval for an exemption due to medical or religious reasons; exempted personnel must wear a mask in patient areas for the duration of flu season). The deadline to receive your flu vaccination is Thursday, Nov. 15. All exemption requests must be submitted by Monday, Oct. 15. If you were approved for an exemption last year, you must reapply for one this flu season. Visit BWHPikeNotes.org for more information, including a schedule of upcoming flu shot clinics and instructions for documenting your vaccination status.