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2014 BUSM Student Award Recipients Announced

March 28th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

The 2014 BU School of Medicine Student Awards were presented on Friday, March 21 by leaders and faculty who have been instrumental in students' successful experiences at BUSM. “Please join me in congratulating these deserving students for their hard work and accomplishments,” said BUSM Associate Dean, Student Affairs Angela Jackson. Alumni Association Award Alan Hoang Neil Datta American Academy... More

Annual Mark A. Moskowitz Memorial Lecture Series

March 28th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Please join the Section of General Internal Medicine in welcoming Dr. Russell S. Phillips, MD as the annual Mark. A. Moskowitz Visiting Professor. Dr. Phillips will present at General Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, as well as the Department of Medicine Grand Rounds. Dr. Phillips is the Director of the Center for Primary Care, William Applebaum... More

“You are Amazing” BUSM Class of 2014 Match Day

March 24th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Amid the balloons and cameras snapping, the Class of 2014 received their National Residency Matching Program letters with family, friends, faculty and staff joining in the excitement. Watch the video! “You are amazing,” said Angela Jackson, MD, associate dean for student affairs to the class. “You have worked hard for this day, and we congratulate you.” ... More

BUMC Students, Faculty, Staff Encouraged to Share Thoughts on International Student Experiences

March 20th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

All Medical Campus students, faculty and staff are encouraged to share their thoughts in an anonymous survey regarding the University’s engagement with its international student population. BU’s success in attracting students from diverse backgrounds and around the world has brought a renewed set of challenges and opportunities for self-evaluation and development of the university as a... More

March 25 BUMC Faculty & Staff Wellness Fair

March 20th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

In an effort to promote wellness, BU Human Resources is hosting a Wellness Fair on the Medical Campus for faculty and staff. In addition to cardiac screenings there are a wide range of wellness offerings. Highlights of the fair include: Private cardiac screening sessions (Registration required) 20 min fitness workshops and cooking demonstrations (Registration required) Chair massages, Skin analysis... More

Standing Room Only Crowd Learns of BUSM Alum, first Native American Graduate of U.S. Medical School

March 19th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Continuing his illumination of Boston University School of Medicine history, Doug Hughes, MD, associate dean for academic affairs, gave a presentation on Charles Eastman, MD, an 1890 graduate of BUSM and the first Native American to graduate from a medical school in the US. Hughes' talk, titled “Oheyisha, Charles Eastman, MD, BUSM Alumnus: Tale of... More

Upward Movements at the School of Medicine

March 19th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Six School of Medicine faculty members, whose areas of expertise range from post-traumatic stress disorder, fetal alcohol syndrome, and pediatric development to cardiovascular disease, traumatic brain injuries, and cardiothoracic surgery, have been promoted to the rank of full professor. “We are delighted to recognize the accomplishments of these exceptional senior faculty,” says Karen Antman, dean of... More

Celebrating Diversity Week March 17-21

March 17th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Celebrating Diversity Week (formerly Multicultural Week) is an opportunity to build awareness, acceptance and pride around the wide range of cultures, experiences and walks of life that BUMC staff share. To celebrate the extraordinary diversity of BUMC, there will be live music in lobbies and ethnic foods from various nations for sale in the... More

BMC Construction Project Begins March 17; Note Campus Changes

March 13th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

In fall 2013 Boston Medical Center announced plans to redesign its clinical footprint and consolidate inpatient operations to the west side (Menino Pavilion) of campus. This multi-year redesign project will feature a number of improvements including an expanded Emergency Department (ED) unified with Urgent Care and with a separate Behavioral Health area; a consolidated state-of-the-art... More

BUSM Faculty Advocates for Increased Federal Funding for Basic Science Research

March 7th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Every year the Federation of American Societies of Experimental Biologists (FASEB) brings scientists to Washington DC as part of Capitol Hill Day. Scientists from across the country meet with Congressional staff to discuss the importance of federal research funding. On March 5, 2014 scientists from 21 states met with their representatives. FASEB’s specific recommendations for... More