Patient Safety Awareness
Patient Safety Awareness will be discussed during a Lunch and Learn Session Wednesday in Building 10's Laurel Clark Memorial Auditorium from noon to 1 p.m. Carmen C. Birk, risk manager of the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED), Department of the Navy, a registered nurse and microbiologist, will address Health and Human Services Partnership for Patients. Dr. Chin Hee Kim, of Walter Reed Bethesda's General Internal Medicine Department, will discuss decreasing hospital readmission rates. Victor Mosley, a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and leader of the multidisciplinary team at Walter Reed Bethesda will discuss focusing on decreasing hospital acquired conditions at the event. For more information, call Suzie Little, patient safety service chief, at 301-295-6236.
Women's Equality Day
A Women's Equality Day program is scheduled for Aug. 23 at 11:30 a.m. in the America Building atrium. The Army band Downrange will perform, and there will also be food provided at no cost at the event. For more information, contact Sgt. 1st Class Jason Zielske at 301-400-2847 or Hospital Corpsman Oluyinka Adefisan at 301-295-6842.
Free financial coaching for all service members, federal employees, contractors, and family members is available at the Fleet and Family Support Center in Building 11. Assistance is available to analyze your credit report or credit scores; discuss retirement (Thrift Savings Plan) options; create a budget, and more. For more information, call 301-319-4087, or email ffscmed.navy.mil.
Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meets Mondays (except for the first Monday of the month), Wednesdays and Fridays from noon to 12:50 p.m., and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., in Building 8, Rm. 2230 (Chaplain's Conference Room). For more information, call 301-503-1210.