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It's fall TV season! Medicine has been a popular backdrop for television and cinema. What is your favorite medical-themed television show or movie from the past or present?

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BWH Launches Capital Campaign Focused on “Life. Giving. Breakthroughs.”

BWH aims to raise $1 billion.

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Cast Your Vote for the BRIght Futures Prize

The BWH Biomedical Research Institute will award one of three finalists a $100,000 philanthropic prize to support innovative research that is both compelling and promising.

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Cardiogenic Shock Team Provides Rapid Coordinated Response

The Center for Advanced Heart Disease at BWH is taking an innovative approach to caring for some of its sickest patients.

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Hickey Shares Patient Safety Culture Survey Results at Quality Rounds

Since fostering a culture of patient safety requires the insight and effort of all BWHers, the Sept. 12 Quality Rounds, titled "Our Culture of Safety," took an interactive approach.

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Maureen Fagan, DNP, MHA, executive director of the BWH Center for Patients and Families, leads a lunchtime patient panel that provides valuable insight from the patient point of view.

Lung Cancer Conference Designs Clinical Pathways to Address Health Disparities

More than 60 multidisciplinary stakeholders develop recommendations to streamline the pathways for lung cancer care.

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Innovations Emerge From iHub Hackathon

Novel, prize-winning solutions to health care delivery issues emerge from BWH iHub Hackathon.

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Domestic Violence Awareness: How to Talk to Your Patients About Abuse

BWH Women’s CARE Clinic offers tips on screening for intimate partner violence.

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Paul M. Ridker, MD, director of the BWH Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention (pictured right), is leading the NIH-funded Cardiovascular Inflammation Reduction Trial with a team of BWH faculty including Samuel Z. Goldhaber, MD, director of the BWH Thrombosis Research Group (pictured left).

Novel Trial Evaluates Inflammation Reduction to Prevent Recurrent Cardiovascular Events

The Cardiovascular Inflammation Reduction Trial studies whether a drug used to treat rheumatoid arthritis can also reduce recurrent cardiovascular events.

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Employee Outreach for Genomic Research

OurGenes and PBMD are encouraging employees to help build bio-bank.

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Pioneer ACO Participation Shows Promise in First Year

Partners HealthCare is one of 32 hospital systems and physician groups across the U.S. that participated in the ACO experiment, and first-year results were positive and promising.

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Clockwise, from top left: Benjamin Currall, Marina Kvaskoff and Dennis Dean II are part of BWH’s thriving postdoc community.

The Postdoc Life

In recognition of last month’s National Postdoc Appreciation Week, BWH Clinical & Research News sat down with three postdoc leaders to learn more about the life of a postdoc at BWH.

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The Patient Perspective in Research

BRI PCERC holds workshop on patient engagement.

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Transitions: Comings, Goings and Promotions

Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, Bruce Levy, MD, Ali Salim, MD, FACS, and Lynn Stofer.

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A view of the Brigham Building for the Future construction site from the Servicenter Garage this month.

Snapshot: Brigham Building of the Future

Check out the construction on the Brigham Building for the Future.

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Blumberg, BWH Named Top in Translational Research

Blumberg and BWH are named leaders in translational science publications.

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What’s New in Research

Akila Viswanathan, MD, MPH, Margaret McLaughlin-Drubin, PhD, Karl Munger, PhD, and Francisco J. Quintana, PhD.

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Celebrating Women Innovators at BWH

BWH's Biomedical Research Institute invited some of the hospital's many accomplished female physicians and scientists to share a glimpse of their work at a special Sept. 10 Innovation Grand Rounds.