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AOA Research Fellowship Awarded to BUSM Student

By Mary C Hopkins
April 27th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Angela Nolin, a first-year medical student, has been chosen to receive the 2015 Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowship. The $5000 award supports clinical investigation, basic laboratory research, epidemiology, social science/health services research, leadership, or professionalism research.  One of 56 medical students nationwide to receive the fellowship, Ms. Nolin’s project is on... More

Cracking the NIH Code

By Amy Gorel
April 24th, 2015 in Research.

Amid science funding's grim realities, one group is making it work Andrew Wilson read the e-mail. He took a few deep breaths. He read it again. It was a couple of days earlier than expected, but there it was, sitting in his inbox. Four months earlier, Wilson, a School of Medicine assistant professor of medicine, had... More

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BUSM Student Owen Kendall Receives US Public Health Service Honor

By Mary C Hopkins
April 23rd, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Fourth-year medical student Owen Kendall has received the 2015 Excellence in Public Health Award of the Physicians Professional Advisory Committee (PPAC) of the United States Public Health Service. The award recognizes medical students who are involved in public health issues in their community. Kendall, an MD-MPH candidate, created and implemented a free community running group, the... More

May 12 Inaugural Neurology Research Symposium

By Lisa Brown
April 22nd, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Faculty, staff, students and residents are encouraged to attend the Inaugural BU Neurology Research Symposium on Tuesday, May 12 on the BU Medical Campus. Sponsored by the Boston University School of Medicine department of Neurology, the program will include updates on “Dementia Research from the Framingham Heart Study” and “ Research in Parkinson’s Disease.”  There... More

BUSM’s Eric Hardt and Thea James Lead Team for Mother’s Day Walk for Peace

By Lisa Brown
April 22nd, 2015 in Events, Featured.

On Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 10, Boston University School of Medicine faculty members Eric Hardt, MD, and Thea James, MD, will be participating in the 19th annual Mother’s Day Walk for Peace.  They welcome students, academic colleagues, BMC staff and friends to join them. Thousands of people will walk 3.6 miles through Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood in... More

Register for BUSM+ Medical Education Digital Badge Program Summer Course

By Lisa Brown
April 22nd, 2015 in Announcements.

The BUSM+ Medical Education Digital Badge Program that is targeted to healthcare professionals provides the opportunity to learn the fundamentals about teaching and learning that they may have missed in their professional careers or now want to review to enhance their teaching. The online, open admissions, asynchronous program is conveniently offered 24/7 during your selected... More

Four BUSM Students Chosen as MMS Scholars

By Amy Gorel
April 17th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

The Massachusetts Medical Society has announced its selections of MMS Scholars for 2015. A total of 16 students were selected by their respective Massachusetts medical schools for their academic achievement, community service and financial need. Four students were chosen from each school to receive $10,000. The BUSM fourth-year honorees are: Diane Haddad, who graduated cum laude with a BS... More

Seven From BUSM Selected for Induction into Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Medical Society

By Mary C Hopkins
April 16th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA), the only national honor medical society in the world organized exclusively for educational purposes is adding seven new members from the BUSM community. The society promotes scholarship and research in medical schools, encourages high standards of character and conduct among medical students and graduates, and recognizes high attainment in medical sciences, More

James Feldman Honored for Outstanding Service to Massachusetts Medical Society

By Lisa Brown
April 10th, 2015 in Awards & Honors.

James Feldman, MD, a Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) professor and physician at Boston Medical Center (BMC), has been honored by the Massachusetts Medical Society with its Committee Chair Service Award, an honor recognizing exceptional leadership and service to the Society, the statewide professional association of physicians. He will receive the award at the... More

Jean E. Ramsey Honored for Exceptional Service to Massachusetts Medical Society

By Lisa Brown
April 10th, 2015 in Awards & Honors.

Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) Associate Dean for Alumni Affairs Jean E. Ramsey, MD, has been honored by the Massachusetts Medical Society with its Committee Chair Service Award, an honor recognizing exceptional leadership and service to the Society, the statewide professional association of physicians. She will receive the award at the Society’s Annual Meeting... More