Bone Marrow Registry Drive, Nov. 21

The Brigham Hematology/Oncology/Float Pool Nursing Practice Council is hosting a bone marrow registry drive on Thursday, Nov. 21, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. on the Braunwald Tower 2 mezzanine. With a simple cheek swab, you will join the National Bone Marrow Registry, which helps patients with blood diseases like leukemia, lymphoma, sickle cell anemia and others find a match. For more information, contact Elizabeth Toomey at

Sleep Health and Wellness Program Upcoming Sessions

The Sleep Matters Initiative’s Sleep Health and Wellness Program is offering a one-hour course on sleep health, the dangers of fatigue, and strategies for improving sleep and ending exhaustion. Free for Brigham faculty, staff and trainees. Sessions will be held on Nov. 21, Nov. 27, Dec. 4, Dec. 9 and Dec. 20 in various locations; all begin at noon. For questions and to register, email or call 617-525-2617.

Holiday Food Drive, Nov. 18-Dec. 5

The Center for Community Health and Health Equity is hosting a holiday food drive to benefit the Parker Hill/Fenway ABCD Emergency Food Pantry in Mission Hill, Monday, Nov. 18, through Thursday, Dec. 5. Beans, rice, cereal, pasta, soups, peanut butter, jelly and canned goods are most needed. Donations can be placed in the food drive bins in the lobbies of 75 Francis St. and 221 Longwood Ave. For questions, or to make a cash or check donation, call 617-264-8750 or email

Town Meeting, 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. To submit questions or suggest topics in advance, visit