We Did It! Celebrating Magnet Magic
On May 24, BWH celebrated Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), marking a historic moment for the institution as it joins the 8 percent of U.S. hospitals honored with this elite recognition.
‘Heart and Soul of the Brigham’: Service Awards Ceremony Honors Staff
Hundreds of other BWHers were honored during the 38th annual Employee Service Awards ceremony. Attendees came together in the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School to celebrate the dedication and achievements of those who have worked at BWH in increments of five years, from five to 50 years.
Town Meeting Underscores Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion and Care
Among several topics discussed during Town Meeting on May 24, Brigham Health President Betsy Nabel, MD, emphasized her personal and institutional commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion at the Brigham.
Study: Novel Procedure Allows Amputee to Move, Feel Prosthetic Limbs
In July 2016, Jim Ewing became the first person to undergo a fundamentally new kind of amputation procedure, as designed by a clinical team led by Matthew Carty, MD, of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, in collaboration with Hugh Herr, PhD, and his team from the Biomechatronics research group at the MIT Media Lab Center for Extreme Bionics.
In Memoriam: Karen Carten, RDMS, Department of Radiology
BWH, the Brigham and Women’s/Mass General Health Care Center in Foxborough and the Department of Radiology mourn the loss of Karen Carten, RDMS, who passed away on May 22 following a sudden illness.
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