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Medical Ethics in the Shadow of the Holocaust: The Nazi Doctors, Racial Hygiene, Murder and Genocide

January 13th, 2016 in Featured, Uncategorized.

Students, faculty and staff are invited to "Medical Ethics in the Shadow of the Holocaust: The Nazi Doctors, Racial Hygiene, Murder and Genocide" Wednesday, Jan. 20 Noon-1:20 p.m. BUSM Instructional Building, L109 A/B This talk is being given in memory of Robert Berger, MD, BUSM ’56, Distinguished Alumni Award recipient 1982, former Chief of Cardiac Surgery at BUSM... More

Critical Thinking Workshop

December 22nd, 2015 in Featured.

More than 50 BUMC faculty, course and program directors gathered Dec. 21-22 in Hiebert Lounge to take part in the two-day joint faculty development program, “Critical Thinking Strategies for Health Professionals.” Led by Gerald Nosich, PhD, a noted authority on the subject, the workshop was designed to help teaching professionals engage their students in critical... More

Grant Awarded to Develop Methods for Diagnosing CTE During Life

December 22nd, 2015 in Featured, Research.

Researchers from Boston University, the Cleveland Clinic, Banner Alzheimer’s Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, have been awarded a $16 million* grant from the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NIH/NINDS). This seven-year, multi-center grant will be used to create methods for detecting and diagnosing chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE)... More

BUSM Expands Curriculum to Address Opioid Abuse

December 13th, 2015 in Announcements, Featured.

All Students Now Training in Addiction Prevention, Screening & Treatment Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) has expanded the content covering opioid dependence and overdose as well as the training in prevention, screening and multidisciplinary treatment of substance abuse over each of the four years of the medical school’s curriculum in response to Massachusetts Governor Charlie... More

New Joint Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery-Medical Degree Program

December 7th, 2015 in Announcements, Featured.

Beginning in the summer of 2017, Boston University’s Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) and School of Medicine (BUSM) and will offer a new six-year program that combines the GSDM Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) residency program with an opportunity to earn a Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree. Combining the OMFS residency program and... More

Dec. 16 Deadline: BU CTSI Mini-sabbaticals

December 3rd, 2015 in Announcements, Featured, Research.

The Boston University CTSI seeks to fund Mini-sabbaticals at other academic and research institutions. The Mini-sabbaticals are intended to encourage intellectual growth and multidisciplinary and inter-institutional collaboration. The CTSI is planning to offer three (3) mini-sabbaticals annually. Mentored faculty, post doctoral scholars, project coordinators and research staff are eligible to apply. Applicants are required to identify... More

Three GSDM Researchers Receive CTSI Pilot Grants

November 23rd, 2015 in Featured, Research.

Three Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) researchers have been awarded $20,000 each in Boston University Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) pilot funding. The GSDM researchers are Research Associate Professor Dr. Manish Bais, Research Associate Professor Dr. Ann Marie Egloff, and Professor Dr. John C. Samuelson. All three researchers are in GSDM’s... More

BUMC FedEx Print Center is Moving Dec. 1

November 19th, 2015 in Featured.

The FedEx Office On-Campus Print Center is moving! The new print center will be located at 700 Albany St. (next to City Convenience). The existing print center, at 715 Albany St., will remain open for business through Nov. 30. The new print center location will be open for business on Dec. 2. Both print centers... More

Nov. 16 The Life Equation

November 13th, 2015 in Featured.

Big data is coming to global health. But who should decide who lives and dies: Doctors on the front lines or a mathematical formula? Join emmy-winning filmmaker Rob Tinworth as he discusses the ethics surrounding data-driven health care. He will screen clips from his film 'The Life Equation ' a documentary film that follows extraordinary people making impossible... More

Nov. 17 Resilience and Mindfulness Workshop

November 12th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Life is full of challenges. While we often have no choice over the challenges we encounter, we do have some control over how we respond. BUMC faculty and staff are invited to a free wellness workshop, Tuesday, Nov. 17. (Register at fitness@bu.edu) This presentation will focus on cultivating psychological resilience – the ability to cope effectively... More