Medical Students Show Off Their Summer Research

By Amy Gorel
February 27th, 2015 in Student Activities.

After a few snow storms delays, BUSM's second year medical students finally got the chance on Monday, Feb. 23 to share the research they conducted over the summer through the Medical Student Summer Research Program (MSSRP). During the summer of 2014, 22 students participated in the program. Organized through the Office of Enrichment and supported by longtime... More

BUSM’s SCOPE of Pain Receives National Award

By Lisa Brown
February 27th, 2015 in Awards & Honors.

White House Drug Control Policy Director Michael Botticelli has awarded Boston University School of Medicine’s Safe and Competent Opioid Prescribing Education (SCOPE of Pain) program a 2014 National High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) award for Outstanding Prevention Effort. SCOPE of Pain was launched in 2013. It is a continuing medical/nursing education training on safe opioid... More

Zuckerman Named Recipient of 2015 Joseph W. St. Geme, Jr. Leadership Award

By Lisa Brown
February 24th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

The Federation of Pediatric Organizations (FOPO) has selected Boston University School of Medicine Professor and Chair Emeritus of the Department of Pediatrics Barry S. Zuckerman MD as the 2015 recipient of the Joseph W. St. Geme, Jr. Leadership Award. Dr. Zuckerman will receive this award April 25 at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting in San... More

BUMC Art Days March 30-31

By Lisa Brown
February 24th, 2015 in Events.

Submissions due March 27 Exhibit Monday-Tuesday, March 30-31 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 25th annual “Art Days”, founded by former BUSM Dean Aram Chobanian to foster the support and growth of the creative arts at... More

Beating the Binge

By Lisa Brown
February 19th, 2015 in Research.

Alzheimer’s drug may reduce urge to eat compulsively Binge-eating disorder affects nearly 10 million American adults, by some estimates. It’s a vicious condition in which people repeatedly eat huge amounts of food—often high-calorie sweets and/or fatty snacks—in a couple of hours or less. Perhaps the worst part of the disorder is that each binge leads to... More

March 13 Grasberger Research Symposium Lecture and Visiting Professorship

By Lisa Brown
February 19th, 2015 in Events.

The Grasberger Research Symposium Lecture and Visiting Professorship is an annual research event that provides an opportunity for the surgical residents, faculty and staff to present original basic and clinical research. Now in its 24th year, the event will be held on Friday, March 13. This year’s visiting professor will be K. Craig Kent, MD, More

John McCahan Medical Campus Education Day May 20

By Lisa Brown
February 19th, 2015 in Events.

10th Annual John McCahan Medical Campus Education Day SAVE THE DATE Wednesday, May 20 8:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m., Hiebert Lounge *Abstract and workshop submissions open Feb. 23* Attend Education Day to: Network with other creative educators in the BUMC community Showcase your innovations and ideas in classroom, clinical and lab teaching Cultivate your teaching skills BUMC faculty, fellows, residents, students and staff who are interested... More

BUSM Students Bring Some Color To Pediatrics

By Amy Gorel
February 17th, 2015 in Student Activities.

BUSM students took a break from the routine last weekend for a different kind of hands on work. Working in small shifts, a group of 30 BUSM students, from first to fourth years, spent the weekend painting a mural on the wall of Boston Medical Center's pediatric inpatient unit. Clara Zhu, BUSM Class of 2018 who was... More

March 10 BUMC Provost Research Workshop

By Lisa Brown
February 16th, 2015 in Events.

BU faculty, fellows, residents, students and staff interested in traumatic brain injury, dementia, and brain aging are invited to this workshop. Join with other BU investigators to explore opportunities to maximize utilization of the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease and Traumatic Encephalopathy Center resources across the University. Proposed Agenda: Introduction Brief presentations by BU ADC investigators (40 minutes) Small group... More

Check Out Boston Medical Center’s New Mural for Pediatric Patients

By Amy Gorel
February 13th, 2015 in In the Media.

Boston Magazine Robert Vinci, MD, pediatrics; Clara Zhu, first year medical student Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) students have been hard a work on a project that has nothing to do with medicine. It does, however, have a lot to do with treating patients. Student quote: “Art is important in hospitals. Healing is not just about curing the... More