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Mass. PA Programs Adopt First-in-Nation Partnership to Prevent Opioid Abuse

December 5th, 2019in Featured

Morbidity and mortality from prescription and synthetic opioid use and abuse continues to be a U.S. public health issue. In an effort to help curtail this crisis, BUSM researchers describe an approach to ensure Physician Assistant (PA) students graduating from any PA program in Massachusetts will have the knowledge and skills to prescribe opiates safely. “As... More

Communicating Science through Conversation (and Cartoons)

November 27th, 2019in Featured

The Medical Campus welcomed Mariette DiChristina, Dean of BU’s College of Communication, on Tuesday, Nov. 26, for an informative and visual Provost Workshop. With 35 years of experience as a journalist, Dean DiChristina is among the nation’s most accomplished science journalists, editors and managers. She has been both editor-in-chief and senior vice president of Scientific American... More

2019 Emerging Leaders Program a Success

November 27th, 2019in Featured

The 2019 Emerging Leaders Program convened in October to further develop the leadership skills of promising Medical Campus – faculty at the ranks of Assistant or Associate Professor. More than 40 faculty members from the Schools of Medicine, Public Health and Dental Medicine attended the two-day workshop held on the Fenway Campus. Hosted by the BU... More

Parking & Transportation Information for Nov. 27-29

November 22nd, 2019in Announcements, Featured

Wednesday, Nov. 27 Shuttles: The Boston University Shuttle (BUS) service will end at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 28 Parking: All parking facilities will be open. Parkers with 610 Garage access will be able to park in the 710 and DOB garages on Thursday ONLY. Those without garage access may park in the 710 garage for a flat rate... More

11/18: Lecture with Dr. Lawrence Tabak of the NIH

November 13th, 2019in Announcements, Featured

.“Research Challenges and Opportunities: A View from NIH” Lawrence Tabak, DDS, PhD Principal Deputy Director, National Institutes of Health Monday, Nov. 18 1-2 p.m. Instructional Building, L110 Dr. Tabak is the Principal Deputy Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Deputy Ethics Counselor of the Agency. He previously served as the Acting Principal Deputy Director of NIH (2009), More

Parking and Transportation Services for Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11

November 5th, 2019in Announcements, Featured

Shuttles: All medical center and patient shuttles will be operating. The Boston University Shuttle (BUS) also will be operating. MBTA: All buses and commuter rail trains will be operating on a weekday schedule. For additional information on routes, schedules and fares, please call the MBTA Customer Service Center at (617) 222-3200 or visit mbta.com Parking: All parking... More

11/7 Electrical Shutdown: Housman Building (R)

November 5th, 2019in Announcements, Featured

On Thursday, Nov. 7, between 1-3 a.m., all electrical power will be shut down in the Housman Building (R). IMPORTANT: All computers and copiers must be manually turned off before leaving the office on Wednesday, Nov. 6. The standby generator will run to maintain standby power to all electrical loads normally served by a generator.          If you have any tests running overnight Nov. 6-7, More

BUMC Faculty/Staff Flu Shot Clinics

October 28th, 2019in Announcements, Featured

The Occupational Health Center is offering the influenza vaccine at no cost to Boston University employees: Monday, Nov. 18 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25. | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Medical Campus Human Resources 801 Massachusetts Avenue, Suite 400 For information regarding the 2019-2020 flu season please refer to the Occupational Health Center's website. If you have any questions regarding... More

10/31 Electrical Shutdown: Housman R-building

October 28th, 2019in Announcements, Featured

On Thursday, Oct. 31, between 1-3 a.m., all electrical power will be shut down in the (R) Housman building. IMPORTANT: All computers and copiers must be manually turned off before leaving the office on Wednesday, Oct. 30. The standby generator will run to maintain standby power to all electrical loads normally served by a generator.          If you have any experiments running overnight Oct. 30-31, please... More