Commencement 2020!

Deans Welcome!

The BUSM Virtual Open House will be available via Zoom; click the session title for the zoom link, register, wait for confirmation email, turn on webcam, sit back and enjoy!  Don’t worry if you miss one, sessions will be recorded for future viewing.

Zoom Instructions for Applicants

*All sessions will be recorded.*

Saturday, April 4

Recordings Posted – click title to review in YouTube

Welcome from Dr. Kristen Goodell
About Dr. Kristen Goodell
1:20-2:05 p.m.
Life @ BUSM
A panel of students will answer your questions about living your best life in Boston. Topics may include: living on a student budget, life as a non-traditional student, Boston neighborhoods, transportation, and more.
Life @ BUSM Panelists
How To Succeed in Medical School
The Medical Education Office along with the Office of Student Affairs will discuss strategies to thrive in medical school both academically and personally. Student resources such as the Advising Network, and Academic Enhancement will be explored, and we’ll discuss how our curriculum is set up to develop your medical knowledge, your clinical skills, and your professional identity.
How To Succeed in Medical School Panelists
2:10-2:55 p.m.
Elective Programs in Research, International Health, and Service Learning
Review opportunities for research, international study and language immersion during your medical school studies. Service Learning opportunities will be described. Students will describe their own experiences in these electives.
Elective Programs Panelists
Exceptional Care, Without Exception: The Patients of Boston Medical Center
Are you curious about the patients we care for at the Boston Medical Center (BMC)? If so, please join us for a panel discussion by students, residents and faculty. We’ll explore the patient population of BMC and its role as the region’s largest safety-net hospital as well as the multitude of services and specialties we offer as one of the largest referral centers in New England.
Exceptional Care Without Exception Participants
3:003:45 p.m.
Underrepresented in Medicine
Faculty and students from groups underrepresented in medicine will discuss their experiences at BUSM and their personal journeys.
Underrepresented in Medicine Panelists
Gender & Sexuality at BUSM
A panel of students representing campus organizations involved in educating colleagues about health-related concerns of gender and sexual minorities will discuss the issues they face and how BUSM empowers them to take action.
Gender & Sexuality Panelists
3:55-4:40 p.m. The Alphabet Soup of Dual Degree Programs: MD-MPH, MD-MBA
The Directors of the dual degree programs will describe the features of each option. You need not have declared an interest in any of these programs to attend.
Alphabet Soup of Dual Degree Programs Panelists
MD-PhD Program
The Directors and students of the MD-PhD program will answer questions about this specialized program.
MD PhD Program Panelists
4:455:05 p.m. Meet BUMC Financial Services
The Student Financial Services staff will provide an overview of how to apply for financial aid and answer general questions.
One on one meetings are available remotely by appointment, Monday, April 6th.  Sign up here.
BUMC Financial Services Staff
5:10-5:40 p.m.
Question & Answer Session
Dr. Goodell will answer any outstanding questions that you have about BUSM.


BUSM Second Look Social!

Join us after the Open House to virtually socialize, play games, and eat dinner with current BUSM students (all while in quarantine)!

Event is open to all accepted and current BUSM students.

Click the link above to join!