Mental Health Care For LGBTQ and Gender-Diverse Youth, April 2

How do LGBTQ and gender-diverse youth differ from adults in the way they think about and engage in mental health care? Learn about this and more at “Mental Health Care for LGBTQ and Gender-Diverse Youth,” a discussion aimed at helping clinicians best engage LGBTQ and gender-diverse patients, Tuesday, April 2, 12:30–2 p.m., in the Zinner Breakout Room. Lunch will be served. Sponsored by the Brigham Health LGBTQ & Friends Employee Resource Group and the Social Work service.

Update On Windows 10 Upgrade

Brigham Health has begun rolling out Windows 10 to all eligible Partners standard desktops and laptops, with an expected completion date of December 2019. Department leaders will receive advance notice of their upgrade timing and have the opportunity to ask questions. To prepare for the upgrade, ensure all files are stored on the network or your home (H:) drive or a shared file area (i.e., not a local drive, such as your Windows desktop or C: drive). Be sure to also have valid licensing for any self-installed software so that you can reinstall it after the upgrade. Learn more.

Quality Rounds: ‘Salt In My Soul: An Unfinished Life,’ April 11

Salt in My Soul: An Unfinished Life is a posthumous memoir based on the diaries of Mallory Smith, a remarkable young woman who was determined to live a meaningful and happy life despite her struggle with cystic fibrosis and a rare superbug from age 15 to her death at 25. Her parents, Diane Shader Smith and Mark Smith, who assembled her diaries into the book, will discuss their family’s experience during Quality Rounds on Thursday, April 11, noon–1 p.m., in Bornstein Amphitheater, with introductions by Brigham Health President Betsy Nabel, MD. Presented by the Department of Quality and Safety.

Meet Your Match Carpool Event, April 18

Do you drive to work? Would you like to meet others with a similar commute? Do you want to decrease your parking and gas expenses? Join the Medical Academic and Scientific Community Organization (MASCO) for its “Meet Your Match” carpool event. Learn more at an information table on Thursday, April 18, 11 a.m.–3 p.m., on the Tower 2 mezzanine, near the Shop on the Pike. For questions, email