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Jan. 28 Lecture: “Head Games: CTE and the Long-Term Consequences of Repetitive Brain Trauma”

December 17th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Robert A. Stern, PhD, will present the 2015 Sargent College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences Dudley Allen Sargent Distinguished Lecture. A professor of neurology, neuosurgery, and anatomy and neurobiology at the School of Medicine, he will speak on "Head Games: Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and the Long-Term Consequences of Repetitive Brain Trauma." When: Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, More

Dec. 16: The Role of Physicians, Psychologists, and Health Care Providers in Post-9/11 Torture

December 15th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

A Forum on the US Senate’s Committee Study of the CIA Interrogation Program The release of the Senate’s Report on CIA Post-9/11 Interrogation Methods and Results has created wide-ranging debate on the use of torture, the results of torture (both in terms of intelligence obtained and harm done to the prisoners), and the role of physicians, More

Boston Medical Center and Tufts Medical Center Eye Partnership

December 11th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Med schools would remain separate, safety-net hospital would stay in place With more than 870,000 patient visits last year and more than 4,500 full-time staff, Boston Medical Center is the largest safety-net hospital in New England. Photo by Kalman Zabarsky Boston Medical Center, Boston’s “safety-net hospital” and the primary teaching hospital for the BU School of Medicine, More

Leadership in Healthcare: A Conversation with Former Governor Dukakis

December 4th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

The BU Advocacy Training Program presents December Advocacy Grand Rounds, Leadership in Healthcare: A Conversation with Former Governor Michael Dukakis. Governor Dukakis, Massachusetts' longest serving governor and former Democratic Presidential candidate, has lectured extensively on healthcare policy and reform. Come hear about the changing landscape of healthcare in the US. Where: BUSM Instructional Building,  L-303 When: Thursday, Dec. More

Training Medical Professionals to Teach

December 4th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

New online program now open for registration Many medical students dream of being able to teach one day, but the intensive rigors of their curriculum leave them little time to acquire the skills that would prepare them to do so. The same is often true for doctors and nurses who have developed areas of expertise and... More

BUSM Faculty Named Top Docs

November 25th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Boston Magazine has released its annual Top Docs issue. Sixty-two BUSM faculty and BMC physicians from 29 specialties are listed as “tops” in their respective fields, and Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, assistant professor of medicine and director of infection control at the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratory (NEIDL) at Boston University is featured on the cover with... More

Five BUMC Faculty Members Elected AAAS Fellows

November 24th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the journals Science, Science Translational Medicine and Science Signaling has named five members of the Boston University Medical Campus (BUMC) community AAAS Fellows. They are:  BU School of Medicine (BUSM) faculty David Michael Center, MD; Ronald B. Corley, PhD;... More

BUSM’s Thea James Receives 2014 Schwartz Center Compassionate Caregiver Award

November 21st, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Thea James, MD, associate professor of Emergency Medicine at BU School of Medicine, is the recipient of the 2014 Schwartz Center Compassionate Caregiver Award, which recognizes health care providers who demonstrate extraordinary compassion in caring for patients and families. One of the region's most prestigious honors, recipients are chosen based on how well they embody the... More

Going Public with Ebola

November 20th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

NEIDL director Ronald Corley said during the forum that the Ebola virus is not airborne, and there are almost no examples of a virus that has changed its mode of transmission once it’s in the human population. Above: panelists Jamie Childs (from left), Paul Biddinger, Nahid Bhadelia, and Corley. Photo by Jackie RicciardiNEIDL director says... More

GSDM Students Travel to Gracias, Honduras, to Provide Dental Care

November 18th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

This past September, two Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) students volunteered their time and talent treating Honduran residents in a very small, remote town called Gracias. During the week of Sept. 13–20, Stephanie Leung DMD 15 and Thomas Mosley DMD 15 participated in an externship under the guidance of Medical, More