2019 YMCA Achievers Award: Nominations Due Aug. 29
Do you know a multicultural Brigham or BWFH colleague who has made an outstanding contribution to their organization and is willing to make a difference in the lives of youth in the Greater Boston area? If so, nominate them for the 2019 YMCA Achievers Award. Nominations must be submitted by Thursday, Aug. 29, by 5 p.m. Visit BWHPikeNotes.org to download the nomination form and learn more. For questions and to submit a nomination, contact Shelita Bailey at email@example.com or 617-732-5697.
Celebrating National Recovery Month
In honor of National Recovery Month in September, the Brigham will host a monthlong event series that raises awareness about substance use disorder, celebrates recovery and educates our community on the Brigham Health services available to those in need. Events at the main campus include an addiction recovery information table on Monday, Sept. 9, 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., on the Braunwald Tower 2 mezzanine, and a presentation, “Opioid Epidemic Solutions Panel,” on Thursday, Sept. 12, noon–1 p.m., in Bornstein Amphitheater. View a full list of events.
B-PREP Patient Forum, Sept. 28
The Breast Cancer Personalized Risk Assessment, Education and Prevention (B-PREP) patient forum is for women who are interested in learning more about the genetic and lifestyle factors that contribute to the risk of developing breast cancer. Led by breast cancer specialists from Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center, this free educational event will help attendees gain a better understanding of their breast cancer risk and provide options and strategies to reduce risk. Saturday, Sept. 28, 8:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., at the Yawkey Conference Center (Rooms 306-308), 450 Brookline Ave. To register, visit bprep2019.eventbrite.com or call 617-632-2174.
Network Access Control Transition
Brigham Health is implementing network access control (NAC) to strengthen visibility and security of data and devices connected to the Partners network. Partners uses ForeScout SecureConnector as its NAC solution. Beginning Friday, Nov. 1, all computers will be required to have SecureConnector and antivirus software installed to connect to the Partners network. Learn more at nac.bwh.harvard.edu.