Learn About Emerging Topics in BU VA Collaborations, March 30

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March 20th, 2012

Join your colleagues for a faculty development opportunity exploring “Emerging Topics in BU/VA Collaborations” on March 30. The goal of this workshop is to provide a continuous means of fostering collaborations among BU/VA faculty and to keep investigators up-to-date about the complex issues that arise between affiliated institutions. A variety of panelists from the Medical Campus and the VA will give thumbnail viewpoints with ample opportunity for Q&A. Panel moderators will summarize action points for future discussions.

Moderator, Ronald Corley

Ronald Corley, moderator

Moderator, Terence Keane

Terence Keane, moderator

Moderator Jane Liebschutz

Jane Liebschutz, moderator

Topics to be covered include:

  • “Ethical Issues in the Development of Personalized Medicine,” moderated by Ronald Corley, PhD, BUMC Associate Provost for Research, with George J. Annas, Esq., BUSPH Chair of Health Law, Bioethics, and Human Rights; Mary Brophy, MD, MPH, Mass. Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center (MAVERIC) Operations Director; J. Michael Gaziano, MD, MPH, MAVERIC Scientific Director; and Catharine Wang, PhD, MSc, BUSPH Associate Professor of Community Health Sciences
  • “Clinical, Educational, and Research Tracks of Academic Careers,” moderated by Terence Keane, PhD, BUSM Assistant Dean for Research and VA Associate Chief of Staff for Research, with Karen H. Antman, MD, BUMC Provost and BUSM Dean; Michael E. Charness, MD, VA Chief of Staff; David l. Coleman, MD, BUSM Chair of Medicine; and Jennifer Vasterling, PhD, BUSM Professor of Psychiatry and VA Chief, Psychology Service
  • “Women’s Concerns in Research Careers,” moderated by Jane Liebschutz, MD, MPH, chair, BUSM Faculty Development and Diversity Committee with Karen H. Antman; Dalia Cahana-Amitay, PhD, Research Assistant Professor of Neurology; Gabrielle Liverant, PhD, BUSM Assistant Professor of Psychiatry; and Amy E. Street, PhD, BUSM Associate Professor of Psychiatry
  • Collaborations in Data-Secure Environments,” moderated by Terence Keane, with Louis Fiore, MD, MPH, MAVERIC Executive Director; Daniel Jacobson, MD, VA Chief of Medical Oncology; Quinn R. Shamblin, BU Executive Director of Information Security; and David C. Seldin, MD, PhD, BUSM Associate Director, Cancer Center

This program will take place at the main building of the VA Boston Healthcare System from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Parking at the VA is limited; best option is to take the MBTA Greenline E service to the last stop. For more information and registration contact Kirsten Levy at klevy@bu.edu or 638-5431. This event is sponsored by BU Clinical and Translational Science Institute, BUSM Office of Academic Affairs, BU Sponsored Programs and VABHS Research Service.

Event Logistics

What: Emerging Topics in BU/VA Collaborations
Date: March 30
Time: 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., (7:30 a.m. breakfast)
Location: Main Building, Basement Conference Room
VA Boston Healthcare System
150 South Huntington Ave., Boston