News & Updates

2020-2021 Clinical & Research Grand Rounds Dates Announced

The dates for the 2020-2021 combined Clinical and Research Medical Grand Rounds have been announced and we are looking for presenters. This is an opportunity to highlight the research accomplishments of your faculty and their clinical translation for the whole department.  The presentations in the past have been stimulating, of high... More

Angelique Harris discusses the goals of the DEIB team in the DOM

DOM Spotlight: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

In light of the recent events of the Black Lives Movement and most recently BU's Day of Collective Engagement, the Department of Medicine has made great efforts into improving their way of thinking when it comes to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. I "sat down" with Dr. Angelique Harris, Director of... More

Wilkins Boardroom Renovations COMPLETE!

The Wilkins Boardroom got a fancy, beautiful, and much needed upgrade over the last few months that will improve some functionality and enhances the overall look of the conference room. The new upgrades includes: New audio system New phone system for audio conferencing 6 new speakers located in the ceiling Handheld... More

BUMC Toastmasters Virtual Open House

BUMC Toastmasters Virtual Open House Overcome your fear of speaking in a friendly, supportive atmosphere! Learn to: Organize your thoughts • Think on your feet • Develop meeting skills • Build confidence • Increase your vocabulary • Practice leadership skills • Speak with clarity and fluency • Provide and receive feedback Thursday, September... More

Pride Month Faculty Spotlight: Q&A with Dr. Carl Streed Jr., MD, MPH, FACP

Department of Medicine administrator Nellie Ferrara sits down with General Internal Medicine physician and Research Director for BMC's Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery for a discussion on LGBTQ health and inclusion in medicine. Q: Right now we’re witnessing the Black Lives Matter movement where inequality and injustices against African Americans are being brought to light and exposed. More

New DOM Awards Announced! – Deadline for Submission August 21st

In addition to the eight awards that are given out on Evans Days, the Department of Medicine has announced the addition of two new Faculty Development and Diversity Awards (a faculty award and non-faculty diversity award) and an Administrative Award. The Faculty Development and Diversity Award is awarded to a Department... More

Session Recap from A Day of Collective Engagement

Opening Remarks and Opening Plenary "Until we each understand how an Africa-American student or a Latino staff member sees and experiences our actions and words, we will be forever on the outside of the cycle of racism that afflicts us.  We must aspire to be the Boston University deserving of the... More

Appointments & Promotions – June ’20

Professor(s): Renda Wiener, MD   Clinical Professor(s): Christine Reardon, MD   Assistant Professors: Navid Alavi, MD Hussein Assi, MD Nabila Azad, MD Nicholas Bosch, MD Kathryn Fantasia, MD Jean Liew, MD Nicole Mushero, MD

Appointments & Promotions – May ’20

Professor(s): Alan Moss, MD   Assistant Professors: Polly Dhond, PhD Albert Nadjaria, MD Jennifer Palmer, MD Purva Ranchal, MD Angela Reffel, PA-C Haihua Zhang, MD   Instructors: Sarah Khan, MD Lauren Kearney, MD Ryan Knodle, MD Justin Peterson, MD Tashia Prince-Lacombe, NP Samantha Rawlins-Pilgrim, MD Olivia Rowse, MD Stephen Russell, MD Melinda Tonelli, MD Judy Tran, NP