Giving Thanks

Thank you for everything you do to advance the mission of the Brigham and our life-changing work. We couldn’t do it without you!

A message of thanks from
President Robert S.D. Higgins, MD, MSHA

Gratitude from Patients

Gratitude from Patients

Extraordinary Events

Extraordinary Events

Honor Roll of Donors

Honor Roll of Donors

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Grateful Patients

Giving Thanks


Extraordinary Events

Chasing Hope

May 14, 2021

[from top left] Norah O’Donnell, Carrie Marriott, Mehmet Oz, MD, MBA, Mitt and Ann Romney, Laurie Cox, PhD, and Howard Weiner, MD
The event focused on the Gut-Brain Connection and raised $330,000 to support the Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases.

Brigham Golf Classic

June 14, 2021

Committee member Julie Bennett together with [from left] Drew Bennett, Jake Bennett, and Colin White
The 12th annual golf tournament raised more than $332,000 to support the Brigham Fund.

Virtual B.A.A. 5K

April 16-18, 2021

[from left] Audrey Epstein Reny, Steven Reny, Danielle Reny Larrow, MD, and Kyle Larrow
The team raised more than $60,000 to support The Gillian Reny Stepping Strong Center for Trauma Innovation.

Virtual B.A.A. 10K

June 2021

[pictured] Angela Meunier, BWH Young Professionals Team
This virtual road race raised more than $50,000 to support 35 areas across the hospital.

Let’s Tee It Up! Golf Tournament

August 9, 2021

[from left] Victoria Spilios, Owen Farren, George Spilios, Bruce Farren, Christina Farren, and Arthur Spilios
The donor-led event raised over $160,000 for the Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Fund and Lung Transplant Program.

Maine Marathon

October 3, 2021

[pictured] Lisa Marr
The Marr Fund Team raised more than $290,000 to support the Josephine and John Marr Alzheimer’s Research Fund.

Mighty Moose 5K Run/Walk for Ovarian Cancer

September 26, 2021

[from left] Nora Swaim, Derek Swaim, Luke Swaim, and Jason Swaim
This donor-led event raised $270,000 in support of early detection of ovarian cancer research in memory of Jenna Hoge Swaim.

Sean McDonough Celebrity Golf Classic

September 19-20, 2021

[pictured] Event host, Sean McDonough, and celebrity participants gather at the Boston Golf Club
The event raised $500,000 to support cardiac amyloidosis research under the direction of Rodney H. Falk, MD.

Boston Marathon

October 11, 2021

[from left] Allison Kerzner, Kelsey Brogna, Dat Vo, and Paul Brogna
The Stepping Strong Marathon Team raised $1.1 million for The Gillian Reny Stepping Strong Center for Trauma Innovation.

Women’s Health Luncheon

May 7, 2021

[from left] Caroline Cunningham Young and Mariel Hemingway
The event focused on mental health and resilience and raised $575,000 for the Connors Center for Women’s Health and Gender Biology.

Celebrating Betsy Nabel, MD

February 16, 2021

[from left] Rob Hale, and Betsy Nabel, MD
Cynthia and John Fish and Karen and Rob Hale host a special farewell celebration for outgoing Brigham president Betsy Nabel, MD.

The BWH Distinguished Chair in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

June 14, 2021

[from left] Sunil Eappen, MD, MBA, and Cheri Blauwet, MD
Hosted by Sunil Eappen, MD, MBA, this event honored Cheri Blauwet, MD.

Brigham Leadership Update on COVID-19

February 10, 2021

[from left] Betsy Nabel, MD, and Matthew Costello, BSN, RN
Frontline healthcare workers provide an update on the Brigham’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Brigham Leadership Update on COVID-19

October 28, 2020

Michael Klompas, MD, MPH, provides an update on the COVID-19 pandemic.

Annual Palm Beach Gathering

January 14, 2021

[from top left] Charles Morris, MD, MPH, Atul Gawande, MD, MPH, Lindsey Baden, MD, and Michael Klompas, MD, MPH
Brigham experts share how the hospital is leading COVID-19 response efforts nationwide.

Martin P. Solomon Medical Education Scholars Program

October 14, 2021

[from left] Martin P. Solomon, MD, and Joel T. Katz, MD
This annual event provides news and updates from the next generation of great medical minds.

The Indirawati Kuchroo and Charlotte Weiner Distinguished Chair in Neuroimmunology

October 8, 2021

[from left] Howard Weiner, MD, Francisco J. Quintana, PhD, and Vijay K. Kuchroo, DVM, PhD
Hosted by Paul J. Anderson, MD, PhD, this event honored inaugural incumbent Francisco J. Quintana, PhD.


All events featured above adhered to the COVID-19 safety protocols in effect at the time.

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A note to all of our supporters

The Brigham and Women’s Hospital Development Office makes every effort to ensure that benefactors are recognized accurately for contributions they have made to support our hospitals. Errors can sometimes occur despite our best efforts, and we sincerely apologize for any mistakes. Please contact Katie Holden at or 617 424 4300 if you would like to change or remove your listing.

For capital naming opportunities, contact Kristin Garrity at | 617 424 4325

To organize a fundraising event, contact Timothy Barry at | 617 424 4221

To learn more about including the Brigham in your estate plans, contact Kathleen Duffy at | 617 424 4326

To make a gift, contact Leigh Janczak at | 617 424 4254