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FNNDSC Weekly Newsletter - Week 74

Upcoming Events

October 26th: Program for Research Assistant Development and Achievement (PRADA) Welcome Fair

12pm, Hosted virtually via Zoom

Meeting ID: 969 4538 9027

Password: PRADA

What's PRADA?

PRADA is a supportive and inclusive community for research assistants, coordinators, and other young professionals at BCH. We provide support, mentorship, and learning opportunities for our members to become tomorrow's leaders in healthcare.

Have Questions? Contact us at

Please view details here: PRADA Welcome Fair 2021! (

October 27th: FNNDSC Halloween Party, 5-7pm

South Boston Conference room, LM6656

October 28th: QI/Research Webinar Series - Dr. Susan Cohen

Please register here (Newborn Brain Society): Webinar Registration - Zoom

The Society for Pediatric Radiology abstract submission deadline: October 27

November 3rd: BCH 68th Annual Virtual Blackfan Lecture,12:00 – 1:00 PM EDT

Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the U.S. National Institutes of Health

Dr. Fauci oversees an extensive research portfolio focused on infectious and immune-mediated

diseases. As the long-time chief of the NIAID Laboratory of Immunoregulation, Dr. Fauci has made many seminal contributions in basic and clinical research and is one of the world’s most-cited biomedical scientists. He was one of the principal architects of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), a program that has saved millions of lives throughout the developing world.

Please click below to join the webinar:

Password: MEDGR2020

American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) abstract submission deadline: November 1

MICCAI Conference: The deadline for submission of workshop proposals is 20 December 2021

Brain & Brain PET 2022: Abstract Submission due January 2022



Congratulations to Matthew Pesce on receiving a 'Way to Shine!' for Excellence!

"Matthew has been working very hard on the BabyMEG system since it warmed up to bring it back online again and making sure it is working properly. With his hard and successful work, he exemplified the BCH value of “Excellence”. Thank you, Matthew.”- Banu Ahtam


Flu Vaccination

This is the last week to get the flu vaccine. It is required that all Boston Children’s W-2 employees, medical staff, research staff, students, and contracted staff be vaccinated against the flu, no later than October 30, 2021 (with the exception of those with approved religious or medical exemptions).

There is a flu clinic today at the Hancock conference room by Human Resources on the 6th floor, from 1:00pm-3:30pm.

Location: 6th floor West, LM6588


Brain Games



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