The Office of Mediation, Coaching, Ombuds and Support Services (OMCOSS) opened on Jan. 6 and provides services, education and resources to the Brigham Health workforce in support of building and sustaining trusting, respectful relationships. All services are voluntary for faculty, staff and trainees — each person is free to participate or decline without consequence. To learn more about OMCOSS, including location and drop-in details, visit

Register for the 2020 B.A.A. 5K

Registration for the 2020 Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) 5K race opens Wednesday, Jan. 15, at 10 a.m. All runners and walkers are invited to take part in the excitement of Boston Marathon weekend while supporting trauma research and care by participating with the Stepping Strong 5K Team. The B.A.A. 5K will take place on Saturday, April 18. Learn more.

Cast Your Vote: Help Name a New iHub Program

The Brigham Digital Innovation Hub (iHub) invites you to participate in a one-question survey to help name a new program it is launching. This hospital-wide initiative aims to eliminate operational and administrative inefficiencies by crowdsourcing employee ideas to reduce staff burden through innovative digital solutions. Ideas with the most potential to improve the Brigham Experience will be implemented in partnership with the iHub. To cast your vote, visit

Celebration of Life Honoring Bishop Enos Gardiner

A celebration of life for Bishop Enos Gardiner, MA, BCC, will be held in Bornstein Amphitheater on Tuesday, Jan. 14, at 3:30 p.m. A reception will follow in Cabot Atrium at 4:30 p.m. Bishop Gardiner, who was a staff chaplain at the Brigham, passed away on Dec. 6. For questions regarding the service, contact Kevin Long in Spiritual Care Services at


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