Daily Buzz: 2/3/2017

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Today at Sibley

·CIZE from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Building D, Ren 2

Today’s TJC Tidbit

The Joint Commission (TJC) will be visiting Sibley. To help everyone prepare, we will be featuring a daily tip here.

Q. What is the single most important thing you can do to prevent the spread of infection?
A. Hand hygiene! Bonus points for knowing the five moments: before patient care; before a septic/sterile procedure; after patient care; after touching body fluids; and after touching patient equipment or environment.

Employee Garden

We are excited about gaining more information from employees about how we should operate the employee garden this upcoming season. Please click here to fill out a short survey.

Commitment for participating in the garden spans from the end of March to the middle of October. If you’re interested, please attend the next garden design meeting on Monday, Feb. 20, from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Innovation Hub. For more information, contact Julia Diamond at jdiamo12@jhmi.edu or Kevin Silk at ksilk4@jhmi.edu.

Sibley in the Community

Join our monthly “Sibley in the Community” event at Martha’s Table Joyful Food Market, which serves elementary schools in Wards 7 & 8, in service of reducing hunger and increasing access to fresh fruits and vegetables east of the Anacostia River. This is a great opportunity for Sibley to give some of our time to underserved communities! Martha’s Table needs Sibley volunteers to provide much-needed support and education at the market. Learn more about the mission of Martha’s Table here.

2600 Douglass Road, SE
Washington, D.C. 20020
(Transportation will be organized to and from Sibley)


  • Tuesday, Feb. 7, 1:45 to 5:45 p.m.; Sign up by today, Feb. 3
  • Tuesday, March 7, 1:45 to 5:45 p.m.; Sign up by Friday, March 3
  • Tuesday, April 4, 1:45 to 5:45 p.m.; Sign up by Friday, March 31

The Joyful Market is an interactive community event open to KIPP DC Heights Academy students and their families.

Walk the Red Carpet!

Showcase your black heritage in the cultural staff fashion show.

When: Wednesday, Feb. 15, from 3 to 4 p.m.
Where: Building A, Conference Rooms 1 & 2

Come strut your stuff in your own cultural garb.

Contact Tenzin by Feb. 10 at tnamphe1@jhmi.edu or x6822 to sign up.

Click here for the full Black History Month calendar.
Sibley Calendar

Safety Culture Assessment (SCA) Survey
We want to hear your voice.

Deadline: Feb. 14

Survey email will come via support@pascalmetrics

A prize will be issued weekly; surveys are anonymous and confidential.

Wellness Calendar

Click here to view the February Wellness Calendar.

Surgical Weight Loss Patient Information Seminar

Meet Katherine Lamond, M.D., and learn about the surgical weight loss surgery options available at Sibley.

Saturday, Feb. 11, at 10:30 a.m.

Register here.

Design Team Training
When: Thursday, Feb. 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Innovation Hub

Click here to register.

Ash Wednesday
When: Wednesday, March 1

Click here to view the Mass and ash distribution schedule.

Report Out Series

Share. Replicate. Eliminate waste.

Click here for FY17 Report Out calendar.


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