Category: General News
McCahan Day Inspires & Innovates BUMC Educators
On Thursday, May 25, more than 100 faculty, staff, residents and students attended the 11th Annual John McCahan Medical Education Day on the BU Medical Campus, an interactive event that aims to showcase the wide variety of educational innovations and research activities taking place on campus.
Named after John McCahan, MD, former associate dean for Academic Affairs (1976–2006) and acting dean (2003–2005) at BUSM, the daylong event included five workshops and a poster session displaying nearly 40 abstracts.
This year’s theme, “Interactive Learning,” covered a variety of topics including team-based learning, peer-mentoring, professional development and other critical tools for teaching, learning and evaluation.
The keynote address, “Transforming the Large Enrollment Lecture Classroom into an Active Learning Zone,” was given by Colin Montpetit, assistant professor of biology at University of Ottawa and co-founder of the Ontario Consortium of Undergraduate Biology Educators, who shared his particular interest in producing a better quality, more engaging student experience without reducing enrollment numbers.
“We are pleased to offer BUMC educators a day of stimulating speakers and workshops for inspiration and sharing innovative ideas,” said Karen Antman, MD, BUSM Dean and Provost of the Medical Campus.
U.S. News & World Report deems MED the 29th best medical school in the nation for research, up one step from last year and the school’s highest grade ever in that category. MED ranked 40th for primary care education, up from 2015’s 52nd. US News says 116 medical schools submitted data for the rankings. Congratulations to the outstanding students, faculty, and staff who continue to contribute the Boston University School of Medicine’s success.
ART DAYS 2016
Monday, April 4th and Tuesday, April 5th
Hiebert Lounge, 14th floor
All students, faculty and staff from all BUMC schools are encouraged to submit artwork of any medium to the 26thAnnual Boston University School of Medicine gallery for the arts. Dean Chobanian initiated “Art Days” to foster and support the growth of the creative arts at BUMC. The event has been very successful in showcasing work from students, faculty, staff and family members. The exhibition is mounted by the Creative Arts Society.
To be placed on the “submit list” or if you have any questions please contact:
Dr. Keith Tornheim: (p) 638-8296 (e) firstname.lastname@example.org
On April 1, we will accept paintings, photos, poetry, sculpture, needlework, etc. Pieces should be framed if possible. Security will be provided. Works will be returned April 6. Specific instructions will be sent at a later date to those who respond to this announcement.
Congratulations to eight members of the Medical Campus community who were awarded full professorships. Please learn more about the outstanding accomplishments of Dr. Rutao Cui, Dr. Paul Duprex, Dr. Noyan Gokce, Dr. Haiyan Gong, Dr. Marc Lenburg, Pushkar Mehra, D.M.D., Dr. Pieter Noordzij and Lauren Wise, Sc.D. here.
Join Mr. Steve Handler of Beacon Realty Properties, LLC for an informative session on apartment rentals in Boston.
Sessions will be held at noon and 4p.m. in L-110 on Wednesday, February 17th.
Please RSVP to which session you will be attending at OHR@bu.edu.
Pizza will be served!