Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) hosted more than 150 of its closest supporters at The Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach on Thursday, January 15, 2015. Entitled “BWH Inspires,” the annual event took on a new format with three prolific BWH physicians and researchers delivering content-rich presentations about the importance of sleep, bio-inspirations found in nature, and gender equity in medical research. BWH President Betsy Nabel, MD, said the speakers are just three examples of the vision, passion, and inspiration our faculty demonstrate every day. “I was just wowed now. Have you ever heard such inspirational stories?
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Only two of the three speaker presentations are available at this time. The presentation made by Jeff Karp, PhD, co-director of the Center for Regenerative Therapeutics, will be available at a later date.
A SLEEP EPIDEMIC
Watch Charles Czeisler, PhD, MD, FRCP, chief of the Division of Sleep Medicine, talk about some of the dire consequences of sleep deprivation.
HIS AND HERS…HEALTHCARE
Listen to Paula A. Johnson, MD, MPH, executive director of the Connors Center for Women’s Health and Gender Biology and chief of the Division of Women’s Health, as she shares insights about the gender inequity in bio-medical research.
VOICES OF INSPIRATION
Hear BWH employees reflect on the many sources of inspiration they find at BWH every day—ranging from the institution’s deep devotion to academic excellence, innovation, and compassionate care to the community’s generosity, teamwork, and overall goodness.
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