Share Your Vaccination #MyWhy

Interested in using your COVID-19 vaccine experience to help motivate others to get vaccinated? Participate in the #MyWhy campaign. Read more about this project and review guidelines on PikeNotes and then submit your photo and your ‘why’ to Strategic Communication. Please note that by doing so, you are agreeing to have your images posted on our social media accounts and shared in our internal communication channels.

Resilience in Stressful Events (RISE) Support Program: Volunteer Responders Needed

The Brigham Resilience in Stressful Events (RISE) caregiver support program, in which trained volunteer responders support colleagues from all departments after stressful or unanticipated adverse events, is launching soon. RISE responders will make a meaningful difference by listening and ensuring that staff do not feel alone after a difficult event. Please consider nominating yourself or a colleague for this volunteer role. The nomination deadline is Friday, Feb. 19, at 5 p.m. Learn more about RISE. Important note: RISE will operate alongside the Brigham Peer Support Program.

Request for Applications: Pilot & Feasibility Award for Nutrition/Obesity/Metabolism Projects

The Nutrition Obesity Research Center at Harvard (NORCH) is now accepting applications for Pilot & Feasibility funding for projects related to nutrition, obesity, and metabolism. Up to $30,000 per project is available. The deadline for applications is April 1, 2021.  Please click here for information on eligibility, application procedure, and more.

World Medical Innovation Forum

Mark your calendar for this year’s virtual World Medical Innovation Forum, May 19 – 21. It features more than 150 groundbreaking speakers who are shaping the future of gene and cell therapy, including  CEOs, senior investors, top executives, government leaders, and Mass General Brigham’s Harvard Medical faculty. For more information and to register, please click here.

Virtual Fireside Chat with Y Combinator 

Interested in health care and startups? Join the Brigham Digital Innovation Hub on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 2 pm EST for a virtual fireside chat with Y Combinator, one of the largest seed stage bio/healthcare funders. Register here.