Boston Education and Mentoring in STEM (BEAMS)


OUR VISION

To recruit, develop, and retain underrepresented (URM) youth* of Boston in post-secondary STEM (science, technology, engineering & math) education to diversify the healthcare work force.

*racially, ethnically, and linguistically diverse youth

OUR GOALS

  • Provide career exploration and mentoring in STEM and healthcare professions.
  • Increase URM students entering college and choosing STEM majors.
  • Increase URM individuals in STEM and healthcare workforce.

WHO WE ARE

BEAMS is a collaboration between the Boston Area Health Education Center (BAHEC) and the Boston University Medical Campus (BUMC), which includes Graduate Medical Sciences (GMS), School of Medicine (BUSM), Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM), and School of Public Health (SPH). BEAMS also partners with the Kilachand Honors College.

WHAT WE DO

    CONTACT

    Maura Kelley, MD, and Elaine Lee, PhD, BEAMS Committee Leaders