Town Meeting is Dec. 10

Join Brigham Health President Betsy Nabel, MD, for the next Town Meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 10, noon–1 p.m., in Bornstein Amphitheater. All members of the Brigham community are encouraged to attend in person or by webcast. For additional information, visit

Open Enrollment Deadline Is Nov. 13

Open enrollment for employee benefits runs through Wednesday, Nov. 13, with changes taking effect Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. Open Enrollment is the one time per year when you can enroll or change your elections for medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts and life insurance, unless you have a qualified change in status. During the open enrollment period, employees can make their 2020 benefit elections through PeopleSoft. Visit to learn more.

Flu Shot Deadline Is Nov. 15

All Brigham personnel must obtain a seasonal influenza vaccination by Friday, Nov. 15, unless approved for an exemption. Personnel who are not compliant with the policy by Nov. 15 will be placed on unpaid administrative leave and will lose all IT network access and badge access. Those who remain noncompliant on Monday, Dec. 2, will be unable to continue employment at the Brigham. For more information, visit

Schwartz Rounds, Nov. 19

The next Schwartz Rounds, “Workplace Safety and the Bystander Phenomenon,” will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 19, noon-1 p.m., in the Anesthesia Conference Room. Schwartz Rounds sessions offer providers a multidisciplinary forum to openly and honestly discuss the social and emotional issues they face in caring for patients and families. For more information, contact Mary Greenwald at