This new section of BWH Clinical & Research News will offer brief updates and news relevant to researchers and clinicians in our community. To submit a news tip, please email We can also work with you to find other channels to share your news.

Calling all Clinical and Research Faculty: Take the Faculty Wellness Survey before April 15
The 2017 Faculty Wellness Survey for all Brigham faculty is now open. It takes 10-15 minutes to complete online and is strictly confidential. Results of the survey will be used to take data-driven actions to address burnout and improve professional fulfillment across each department. The survey closes April 15. Any faculty member who has not received the survey link by email can contact Dr. Christin Price (

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On April 22, Stand (and March) with Science
A Rally for Science begins at the Harvard Medical School Quad at 11 a.m. George Q. Daley, MD, PhD, dean of the Faculty of Medicine at HMS, will serve as the keynote speaker. The rally will be followed by a march to Boston Common. Read a message from BWH research leadership about the march. For more information, visit the website.

Partners Research Portal: Keep Those Clinical Trials Coming
Looking to enroll participants in your research study? Post it on the publicly-available Partners research portal and connect with nearly 40,000 visitors. Principal investigators and research staff are invited to join one of the monthly research portal webinars to learn more about the site, discover new features, and get answers to any questions. Register for an upcoming webinar here.

Torch Invites You
Partners CEO David Torchiana, MD, invites you to join him for a lecture by Tait Shanafelt, MD, on clinician administrative burden and burnout on Tuesday, May 23 at the Harvard Club. For more details, including registration, please visit BWPO Updates.

BWH Safety Matters Relaunched
As BWH seeks to further engage patients in efforts around quality and safety, the BWH Safety Matters blog has been repurposed to share what we have learned with a broader audience that includes patients and the general public, along with our staff and clinicians everywhere. BWH Chief Quality Officer Allen Kachalia, MD, JD, and Karen Fiumara, PharmD, BCPS, senior director of Patient Safety, post provocative and thoughtful commentary about patient safety and health care quality. Learn more. You’ve Got Email
By the end of April, Brigham Health employees’ (BWH, BWFH and BWPO) email addresses will have automatically transitioned from the “” domain to “” Read a message from Brigham Health Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Office Ron M. Walls, MD, about the transition and visit PikeNotes for information

Research Community Survey Says…
The BRI is seeking input from the research community on their needs. All labs, groups, divisions and departments are encouraged to participate. Respondents are eligible to win an Echo Dot. Take the survey here.