New Date: Town Meeting, Nov. 28

Join Brigham Health President Betsy Nabel, MD, at the next Town Meeting: An Open Forum for Brigham staff. The meeting will consist of updates on important issues, followed by an open forum for discussion and Q&A. Wednesday, Nov. 28, noon-1 p.m., in Bornstein Amphitheater.

George W. Gay Lecture Featuring Kwame Anthony Appiah, Dec. 6

The 2018 George W. Gay Lecture will feature Kwame Anthony Appiah, PhD, one of the most powerful thinkers in the world according to Forbes magazine. His lecture, entitled “The Politics of Identity, the Injuries of Class,” will speak to the most compelling social issues of the day, including morality, ethnicity, race, religion and identity. Thursday, Dec. 6, 5-6:30 p.m. in the Armenise Building D-Amphitheater at 210 Longwood Ave. Register online at

Call for Applications: 2019 Essence of Nursing Award

Nominate a clinical nurse known for providing exceptional care, compassion and generosity to patients and their families for the 2019 Essence of Nursing Award. Applications must be received no later than Friday, Dec. 28 at 5 p.m. The application can be found on PikeNotes.

Knitters and Crocheters Wanted: Little Hats, Big Hearts

The Brigham is participating in Little Hats, Big Hearts, a nationwide program sponsored by the American Heart Association (AHA) and The Children’s Heart Foundation to raise awareness about heart disease and congenial heart defects. Volunteers are invited to knit and crochet red hats for babies born in February 2019. Finished hats can be dropped off in the designated collection box in the CWN-5 staff lounge until Friday, Jan. 11. For guidelines and more information, visit PikeNotes.