Meet the BRIght Futures Finalists, Oct. 21
During the next Research Connection LIVE Lunch, hosted by the Brigham Research Institute, the three BRIght Futures finalists will pitch their research presentations. The BRIght Futures Prize competition invites the Brigham community and the public to determine which of three investigators will be awarded $100,000 to support a groundbreaking research project designed to translate scientific discovery into clinical therapies. This year’s BRIght Futures Prize winner will be announced at Discover Brigham on Thursday, Nov. 7. Cast your vote at brightfuturesprize.org. The LIVE lunch is Monday, Oct. 21, noon–1 p.m., in Carrie Hall.
Annual Service of Remembrance, Oct. 27
Hosted by the Connors Center for Women and Newborns, this service supports families, faculty and staff who have experienced the loss of a baby during or after pregnancy and honors the babies who have passed away. Sunday, Oct. 27, in Cabot Atrium, 45 Francis St., with registration from 1:30 to 2 p.m., and the service beginning at 2 p.m. Reception with light refreshments to follow. Free parking is available at 45 Francis St. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Update: Windows 10 Upgrade
Beginning Monday, Oct. 14, the IS upgrade team will visit clinical areas and install Windows 10 on each of the approximately 5,000 clinical workstations throughout Brigham Health over the next four months. Department leaders will be notified in advance about their anticipated upgrade date. Faculty and staff will receive a tip sheet on using Windows 10. Learn more.
Don’t Delay: Get Your Flu Shot Today
All Brigham personnel must obtain a seasonal influenza vaccination by Friday, Nov. 15, unless approved for an exemption for medical or religious reasons, or for working remotely 100 percent of the time. The deadline for all exemption requests is Tuesday, Oct. 15. Starting Saturday, Nov. 16, exempted personnel must wear a surgical or procedural mask in patient areas for the duration of flu season. Occupational Health Services (OHS) continues to offer flu shot clinics. Learn more.