Learn About Sepsis Prevention and Detection, Sept. 18

Sepsis is a life-threatening condition caused by the body’s response to an infection. Learn more about preventing and detecting sepsis by visiting an information table on the Tower 2 mezzanine (75 Francis St., across from the Shop on the Pike) on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Held in conjunction with Sepsis Awareness Day, the event will offer educational materials, games and prizes. Sponsored by the Brigham Health Sepsis Task Force. For more information, contact Kelly Peters at kpeters7@bwh.harvard.edu.

Platelet Donations Needed

All blood and platelets donated at the Kraft Family Blood Donor Center benefit patients at the Brigham and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Walk-ins are welcome, but you can also schedule an appointment by calling 617-632-3206 or emailing blooddonor@partners.org. The center is located at 35 Binney St.

Save the Dates: Brigham Block Party

Join your colleagues for three days of festivities — featuring multicultural food, live entertainment, giveaways and more — in appreciation for and celebration of everything our faculty, staff and trainees do for our patients, their families and each other. The main campus event is Thursday, Sept. 19, 11–4 p.m., at Stoneman Centennial Park, with an indoor evening event taking place 11 p.m.–2 a.m. in Cabot Atrium, 45 Francis St. Visit BWHPikeNotes.org to learn more and view a calendar of events for the distributed campus.

Activate Your Lab Archives Account by Oct. 1

All principal investigators (PIs) must have their LabArchives account activated and in use by Tuesday, Oct. 1. Use your Partners username and password to activate your account. PIs will be required to use LabArchives to document research data and other record keeping activities for active research projects. Learn more.


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