The Brigham Legacy Society - Brigham and Women's Hospital

L-R: 2018 Brigham Legacy Society Annual Luncheon Speakers Marshall Moriarty, Esq, Betsy Nabel, MD, and Gerard Doherty, MD.

The Brigham Legacy Society recognizes individuals who remember Brigham and Women’s Hospital or Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital in their estate plans through a will, trust, retirement plan, life-income gift, or other planned gift.

Through their generosity and thoughtful foresight, Brigham Legacy Society members are celebrated for supporting the future of medicine by making a gift through their will or trust; designating the hospital as a beneficiary of their retirement plan, life insurance policy, or donor advised fund; establishing a charitable gift annuity or charitable remainder trust; or by making a gift of real estate, securities, or personal property.

Brigham Legacy Society members receive a variety of offerings:

  • Invitation to an annual luncheon featuring a guest speaker
  • Personal contact in Development Office
  • Invitations to attend informative brown bag sessions focused on timely financial planning topics
  • Listing on donor wall at Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Recognition in annual honor roll publication
  • Bi-annual issues of Brigham Health magazine and the Life.Giving.Breakthroughs. donor newsletter


The Brigham Legacy Society Luncheon

On Monday, October 1, the Brigham Legacy Society celebrated its annual luncheon at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Boston’s Back Bay. Physicians, hospital friends, and leaders joined to celebrate and thank those forward-thinking supporters who are transforming the future of medicine for generations to come. We were pleased to welcome Gerard Doherty, MD, surgeon-in-chief at Brigham Health & Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, who gave a thought-provoking presentation entitled “Cancer Care at BWH: A Personalized Roadmap.”

Listen to the 2018 Brigham Legacy Society Annual Luncheon keynote address from Dr. Doherty:

To learn more about The Brigham Legacy Society, please contact Kathleen Duffy, assistant vice president of gift planning, at or 617-424-4326.