Blood and Platelet Donors Needed

A shortage of type O blood is affecting The Kraft Family Blood Donor Center, which provides life-saving blood products to patients at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and BWH. In addition, the Kraft Family Blood Donor Center is asking for your help to collect all blood types in January. Schedule your appointment to donate either blood or platelets by emailing or by calling the Kraft Center at 617-632-3206. As a thank-you gift in January, donors will receive a free embroidered sweatshirt. Learn more.

Daily Safety Huddles at BWH

As part of the Brigham Health strategic focus on Leading-Edge Care Redesign with Active Asset Management, BWH leadership has called for the creation of a new forum called Daily Safety Huddles to support our clinical teams. Beginning January 8, these daily forums will bring staff and senior leaders together every weekday for a brief, focused meeting to identify and manage barriers to safe and timely patient care. Please click here for more information.

43 BWHers Recognized as Most Highly Cited Researchers of 2017

Forty-three BWHers have made the 2017 Highly Cited Researchers list compiled by Clarivate Analytics, previously part of Thomson Reuters. These papers ranked among the top 1 percent most cited for their subject field, earning them the mark of exceptional impact. This ranking is based on work published and cited over the last decade. This year’s list contains more than 3,300 researchers hailing from approximately 900 institutions around the world.

View BWH’s Media Highlights from 2017

One Shining Moment
Don’t miss BWHers One Shining Moment – including an entry from this month’s Next Generation columnist Junaid Nabi – in our sister publication, BWH Bulletin.

Partners Innovation Winter Newsletter Now Available
Check out a snapshot of commercial opportunities that will bring the new breakthroughs of Brigham faculty to patients. The winter newsletter is here.