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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

Faculty, Staff and Students Invited to Milunsky Professorship Lectures 3/11-3/27

March 5th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

BUSM has established a new endowed professorship, the Aubrey Milunsky Professor of Human Genetics. Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the following lectures related to this opportunity. March 11, 11 a.m.-noon, L-110 “Adam and Eve seek NextGen sequencing and functional variant analysis” Harry Ostrer, MD, Professor of Pathology, Genetics, and Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine March... More

BUMC Art Days March 31-April 1

March 4th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Submissions due Friday, March 28 Exhibit: Monday-Tuesday, March 31-April 1 BUSM Instructional Building, 14th Floor Hiebert Lounge All students, faculty and staff at the Boston University Medical Campus are encouraged to submit artwork of any medium to the 24th annual "Art Days", founded by former BUSM Dean Aram Chobanian to foster the support and growth of the creative... More

Lessons on Protecting Patient Data

March 3rd, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Leaders at Boston University and Boston Medical Center have collaborated to produce a new guide to protect patient data. The full article, by Thomas J. Moore, MD; Quinn R. Shamblin, CISM, CISSP, PMP, GIAC GCFA; Sumit Sehgal, CISSP, CISA; Robert Sprinkle, MS; Stanley M. Hochberg, MD; and Ravin Davidoff,MBBCh; can be found at https://dcc2.bumc.bu.edu/ocr/ClinicalResearchNewsletter/article.aspx?article=484. Data breaches... More