Daily Buzz 1/11/2017

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Today at Sibley

· Meditation and Mindfulness from 4 to 5 p.m. at Grand Oaks
· CIZE from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Ren 2
· Clinical Associate Group Meeting
from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the education and training classroom

Today’s TJC Tidbit

TJC on-site accreditation survey provides an assessment of compliance with both their standards and elements of performance and with our own policies and procedures. If our policy is more stringent than TJC standards, we are held to the stricter of the two.

Martin Luther King Jr. Trivia

As a direct result of feedback from Sibley employees, physicians and volunteers, 2017 marks the first year that Sibley Memorial Hospital will honor Martin Luther King (MLK) Jr. Day as an observed holiday. This change is consistent with our organizational commitment to honor diversity and foster inclusion.

In celebration of Dr. King, we will be featuring MLK trivia in the days leading up to Monday, Jan. 16.

When Dr. King won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964, he was the youngest man to receive the award. How old was he?

A. 25
B. 29
C. 35
D. 42

Which U.S. president approved the creation of a national holiday celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.?

A. Gerald Ford
B. Jimmy Carter
C. Bill Clinton
D. Ronald Reagan

Click here for the answers.

Take the 2017 Safety Culture Assessment

If you saw a safety concern in the workplace, would you speak up? Would someone listen? Take the survey, then join your manager and create an action plan to help build and sustain a strong safety culture that fosters open communication, encourages staff members to speak up and supports a learning environment.

Survey invitations will be sent via email on Tuesday, Jan. 17, by Pascal Metrics. Read some frequently asked questions about the Safety Culture Assessment.


Freedom From Smoking®

If you’d like the $20 per pay period insurance reduction that smoke-free employees receive but haven’t yet kicked the habit, now’s your time. Freedom From Smoking® can help you with your New Year’s resolution to leave tobacco in the past once and for all.

When: Mondays, Jan. 23 to March 6. Additional class on Wednesday, Feb. 15
Times: Noon to 1:30 p.m. or 5 to 6:30 p.m. (pick one for the entire session)
Where: Building A, Conference Room 5

Price: $40 employee rate, no refunds

If you’re ready to quit, you already have your reasons why. Freedom From Smoking® focuses on the how.

Click here to register online, or call 202-364-7602.

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