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BUSM Students Ride for BMC Pediatrics

November 14th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Gen Guyol and Janine Petito took a break from their busy schedules as second year medical students at BUSM to raise money for Boston Medical Center’s Department of Pediatrics. On Sept. 20, they joined Team BMC in the sixth annual Rodman Ride for Kids, a fundraiser for children’s charities. Joining more than 50 other riders representing... More

“When Patients Heal You” BUMC Concert Nov. 21

November 10th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

The BU Arts Outreach Initiative, BUSM Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity, and the BMC Neurology Department announce the third annual “When Patients Heal You” concert on Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. in Keefer Auditorium. A creative collaboration between neurology patients and BU/BUMC musicians, the concert features musical performances by patients of the BMC Neurology Department... More

BUSM First-Year Medical Students Receive Stethoscopes Compliments of Alumni

November 3rd, 2014 in Uncategorized.

The stethoscope is considered the symbol of medical professionals. On Tuesday, Oct. 28, each member of the BU School of Medicine’s MD Class of 2018  received one as a gift from a BUSM alum. “This is a special day for first-year medical students as they receive their medical equipment that will serve as their clinical tools... More

BU Scientists Get a Lesson in Telling Their Stories

October 31st, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Alan Alda, famous for his roles in M*A*S*H* and PBS’s Scientific American Frontiers, made a guest appearance on the Medical Campus – via video recording, that is. On Oct. 21, the School of Medicine welcomed faculty from the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science for a one-day workshop to help BU scientists communicate their work more effectively... More

Resilience and Mindfulness, Nov. 4

October 31st, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Boston University Health Promotion Series When: Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014; 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Who: Karen Brouhard, BU Faculty and Staff Assistance Office Where: BUSM Instructional (L)  Building; Room L201 (72 East Concord St., Second Floor) Description: Life is full of challenges. While we often have no choice over which challenges we encounter, we do have some control over how we respond. More

Joining Forces: TBI/PTSD Conference to be Held Nov. 4

October 31st, 2014 in Uncategorized.

In 2011 the White House established the Joining Forces initiative to promote the education, research and clinical care for military members with TBI and PTSD.  The Boston University Medical Campus (BUMC)  was one of the original participants in the program. This year the Medical Campus will host the Third Annual Joining Forces Conference on Tuesday, More

BUSM’s Ortega Honored at Annual Leaders in Diversity Awards

October 22nd, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Rafael Ortega, MD, the associate dean of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, has been selected by the Boston Business Journal as an honoree for the Annual Leaders in Diversity Awards. This award honors companies and individuals for their leadership in successfully promoting inclusiveness and opportunity. This year, the Leaders in Diversity program will feature nine winners in four... More

Oct. 16-17 Evans Research Days Feature Lectures and Presentations

October 10th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

This year marks the 26th Evans annual research celebration, which was established in 1985 to acknowledge and foster the research activities of the Evans Department of Medicine. This two-day event features distinguished clinical and basic science lectures (Ingelfinger Visiting Professor and Wilkins Visiting Professor respectively), and poster and oral presentations of ongoing research.  Faculty, students... More

BUSM Alumnus Receives Prestigious Vision Award

October 7th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Boston University School of Medicine Class of 1988 alumnus Lloyd Paul Aiello, MD, PhD, received the prestigious Antonio Champalimaud Vision Award as part of a group that developed anti-angiogenic therapy for retinal disease. The award celebrates both the success of the scientific process and the outcome—an effective therapy for the treatment of two of the leading... More

BUSM Researcher Receives Inaugural Yoga Research Grant

October 2nd, 2014 in Uncategorized.

The Kripalu Institute for Extraordinary Living (IEL) of the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health in Stockbridge, Mass., selected Jennifer Johnston, PhD, clinical psychologist and Kripalu Yoga instructor, as the first recipient of the Samuel B. Hanser Visionary Award for her research on the effects of yoga on people with epilepsy, a stress-aggravated disease. Dr. More