seasonal birch tree decorationThere were so many shining moments throughout 2018, but what brings me the most joy this holiday season are the decorative birch trees displayed across our main campus. These trees celebrate our partnerships with dozens of organizations that support our friends and neighbors in our local community, providing vital services to improve their quality of life.

Each year, we strive to celebrate the holidays in a way that honors all traditions, faiths and cultures. This year, I believe we did just that! Seeing patients, visitors and our staff stop to read about these important community services and hearing people say how beautiful the trees are truly warms my heart. As one patient so eloquently put it, these trees “remind us all, especially at this time of year, that we are all connected to each other.”

Betsy Nabel, MD
President, Brigham Health