Category: General News

GMS Annual Art Show December 7

November 24th, 2015 in General News, Homepage


Important Upcoming Academic Deadlines!

November 19th, 2015 in General News, Homepage

Thursday, December 3 at 9am- FINAL Dissertation/Thesis Due

Thursday, December 10- Last Day of Fall 2015 classes

Friday, December 11- Monday, December 14- Study Period

Tuesday, December 14- Saturday, December 19- Final Exam Period

New Student Discount at South End Fitness Center

November 5th, 2015 in General News, Homepage

New Student Discount at South End Fitness Center
This message is from: Sam Morrone, Recreation Manager 617-534-5822
Location: 35 Northampton St./785 Albany St / 4th floor

South End Fitness center has recently created a new Student Membership for $199 per year!

Students who purchased a membership at the old student rate of $310 may request an extension that will give them seven additional months.

Students who already purchased the three-month membership for $120 will be able to upgrade it to the new $199/ one-year membership by paying the difference of $79.

South End Fitness is located 35 Northampton Street. See you at the gym!

R.A.D. Self-Defense for Women begins November 16

October 27th, 2015 in General News, Homepage

Join the Boston University Police Department for a Fall R.A.D. training course held on November 16, 23, 30 and December 7. All classes will be held from 6-8pm in the Hiebert Lounge.


STaRS Summer Training Program Applications Now Open

October 15th, 2015 in General News

The application to the Summer Training as Research Scholars (STaRS) program is now open and will close on February 12, 2016.

To apply to STaRS, you’ll be asked to submit an online application including the following:

  • a personal statement of no more than 500 words
  • a copy of your unofficial transcript
  • two academic references who may be asked to submit letters of recommendation

As you enter information into the STaRS application it will be saved and you can return to it later as long as you are accessing it from the same computer.  It is still recommended though that you have all your application materials ready at time of submission.Apply Now


For more information, please visit our website.

BUSM BBQ For All Students! 9/29

September 24th, 2015 in General News

Fall has arrived and it is about time for the BU Fall Barbecue where there will be FREE FOOD!!


WHEN: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 11:00 – 1:00


Let’s kick off the season with some delicious hamburgers, veggie burgers, hot dogs, and salad brought to you by your representatives in the BU Schools of Medicine, Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Public Health, Division of Graduate Medical Sciences, and Physician Assistant program.

If there is inclement weather 29th, the barbecue will be moved to September 30th.

Applications for Graduate Programs Now Open!

September 2nd, 2015 in General News, Homepage

Thank you for your interest in the Division of Graduate Medical Sciences. We offer a number of Master’s and PhD programs to fit your academic and careers goals. Please see our Admissions website for more information about what programs we offer, how to apply, deadlines and what credentials are needed. We look forward to your application!new GMS icon-crop

GMS Fall Orientation

August 20th, 2015 in General News

2015 All-GMS Incoming Student Orientation
Monday, August 31, 2015
8:30am-12:00pm followed by individual program sessions
650/670 Albany Street

For more information and updates regarding GMS orientation and an incoming student checklist, please visit our website.

Student Behavioral Medicine Services Now Available at BUMC

August 6th, 2015 in General News, Homepage

This message is from Karen Antman, MD, BUMC Provost and BUSM Dean, and Carrie Landa, PhD, Director, Behavioral Medicine, BU Student Health Services.

We are pleased to announce that beginning Wednesday, Sept. 2, behavioral medicine services for students will be available on the Medical Campus. All full-time students are eligible for care, regardless of health insurance. Part-time students who have the Aetna Student Health insurance also are eligible.

The clinic will be located in the Solomon Carter Fuller Mental Health Building, 85 E. Newton St., Suite 816. Initially, it will be staffed two days per week – Mondays from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Wednesdays 9 a.m.-5 p.m. – by clinicians not affiliated with the Medical Campus. Hours will increase with demand. The location was chosen specifically to be mindful of maintaining student privacy and confidentiality.

The following services will be available:
· Evaluation
· Consultation
· Short-term treatment (both medication management and psychotherapy)
· 24-hour coverage for psychiatric emergencies

When longer-term treatment is indicated, students will be referred to a provider in the community. Student Health Services is committed to maintaining the confidentiality of all patient health information in accordance with all applicable federal and state laws. To make an appointment, please call 617-353-3569 and request an appointment at the BUMC clinic.

Revised Academic Conduct Code

August 5th, 2015 in General News, Homepage

The Committee on Academic Standards has reviewed and revised the “Academic Standards”* document for the Division of Graduate Medical Sciences.  The Committee revised these standards to better fit with the changing GMS student body.  The new standards are available online here.