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Baseball Tavern Group Photo

Young Professionals Group Fosters Community for Early-Career Staff

When Juan Diego Paredes joined the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Young Professionals (BWHYP) Board more than two years ago, he had no idea the influence it would have on his career.

August 29, 2019
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Stevenson Elianor organizes incoming packages at the Central Receiving loading dock.

Behind the Scenes at the Brigham: Receiving and Distribution

Part of Materials Management, Receiving and Distribution oversees the Brigham’s five loading docks to ensure everything delivered to the hospital arrives safely and soundly. While the team is always busy — receiving up to 1,200 packages daily — they function like a well-oiled machine.

August 22, 2019
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Brigham veterans and service members gather for a photo following a recent luncheon.

Coming Together: Brigham Hosts Luncheon for Vets and Service Members

Every day at the Brigham, Eric Goralnick, MD, MS, draws on what he learned while serving in the U.S. Navy.

June 27, 2019
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From left: Michaela Farber simulates an epidural injection for Christopher Zhu, Ian Richardson, Nick Chehwan and John Harrington

Connors Center Team Hosts Educational Experience for Local Students

On May 30, faculty and staff in the Mary Horrigan Connors Center for Women and Newborns provided an inside look at the joys and opportunities of a career in health care for a small group of students from The Roxbury Latin School, an independent boys’ school in West Roxbury. 

June 13, 2019
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From left: Nawal Nour, Joseph Loscalzo, Wanda McClain, Zara Cooper and Michelle Morse

‘Part of Our DNA’: Brigham Community Shows Commitment to Health Equity

From the podium of Bornstein Amphitheater, Michelle Morse, MD, MPH, a hospitalist and assistant program director of the Internal Medicine Residency, was filled with hope as she looked at the large audience that had packed the room for the Brigham’s health equity summit on May 29.

June 6, 2019
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From left: Hannah Frank, Elizabeth Brosseau, William Smith and Andrew Green

Get Pumped: Brigham Completes Infusion Pump Transition

On May 19, an unusual scene unfolded in hallways across the hospital as staff wheeled thousands of new infusion pumps, IV poles and related equipment into patient care areas.

May 23, 2019
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Yoselín Rodríguez

‘Everything I Do Is in His Honor’: SJPHC Mom Turns Grief into Hope

Before stepping out the door of their Jamaica Plain home, Carlos repeated an affectionate goodbye Rodríguez had instilled in her three children since they were little: “Bendición, mami.” Blessings, Mommy. “I love you,” he added. Exactly one hour later, Rodríguez would later learn, Carlos was tragically killed by gun violence.

May 16, 2019
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Kevin Giordano signs the Stand Against Racism pledge poster as Nawal Nour looks on.

Brigham Community Takes a Stand Against Racism

The collection of approximately 300 names represented those who had participated in the Brigham’s third annual Stand Against Racism event on April 25, part of the nationwide movement by YWCA USA to raise awareness about racism and empower efforts to eliminate it. 

May 2, 2019
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Xiomara Lopez

Behind the Scenes at the Brigham: Environmental Services

Whenever there’s a call for help, Xiomara Lopez of Environmental Services responds to her colleagues or supervisors the same way: “Just tell me what you need,” she says with a smile.

April 25, 2019
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Nowruz Mobarak! Brigham Celebrates Persian New Year

On March 21, a Persian New Year celebration filled with live music, dance, food and fun on the Tower 2 mezzanine, near the Shapiro Bridge, was a vibrant example of the Brigham’s commitment to celebrating its diverse community.

March 28, 2019
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Multiracial team of young doctors stacking hands indoor, Group Of Multiracial Doctor surgery team stacking hands in a operating room, medical teamwork

Brigham Team Recognized for Role in Disaster Response

When a burst pipe forced the temporary closure of the labor and delivery and neonatal intensive care units at Boston Medical Center last year, the Brigham and other hospitals stepped up to ensure patient care remained the priority. 

January 18, 2019