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.

Five Facts You Need to Know About Accessing Patient Records
Protecting patient privacy and information is a critical part of our commitment to every patient and family who comes to our care. Everyone who has access to patient records should read these important reminders. More on BWH PikeNotes.

Have you or a colleague won an award? Email with details about recent awards and honors, and check out the newsroom for a complete list of recent awards.

Town Meeting Webcast
Missed the most recent town meeting? You can view the webcast here.

Nominate a BWPO Physician
The BWPO Physician Recognition Awards are an excellent opportunity to honor our colleagues who have excelled in helping our organization. The deadline for nominations is July 7, 2017. Please click here to view a letter from Jessica Dudley, M.D., BWPO CMO regarding the awards. Please click here for the nomination form.

Discover Brigham – Call for Abstracts
Save the date: Discover Brigham is taking place on Thursday, November 9 from 12 to 6 p.m.  One highlight of Discover Brigham will be an interactive poster session during lunch as an opportunity for researchers to showcase work being done here at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. The call for abstracts is currently open – deadline for submissions is Tuesday, September 12 at 5 p.m. Complete your abstract submission online here.

Research Code
The Partners Research Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards (Research Code) was developed to provide principal investigators and researchers with an understanding of institutional research expectations. While there may be differences in how research is organized, conducted and reported across fields and disciplines, all individuals engaged in research are expected to conduct their affairs in accordance with the highest ethical and legal standards. Check out the recently developed Research Code on the Research Navigator.