News

Parking & Transportation Information for Columbus Day, Monday, Oct. 14

October 7th, 2019in Announcements, Featured

The following schedule and services will be in effect for Columbus Day: Shuttles: All BMC shuttles will be operating. The BU Shuttle will not operate on Columbus Day. MBTA: All buses, subway and commuter rail trains will be operating on a weekday schedule. For specific information on routes, schedules and fares, please call the MBTA Customer Service Center at... More

Self Nominations for 2019 BUMC Emerging Leaders Program

September 27th, 2019in Announcements, Featured

The 2019 BUMC Emerging Leaders Program, a two-day workshop on October 25 & 26 on the Fenway Campus focuses on developing the leadership skills of our most promising junior faculty. Sessions taught by faculty who teach in the health management MBA program will cover: Negotiating skills Leadership styles Financial decision making Eligible faculty are: Late assistant professor... More

Junior Faculty Recognized with Career Development Awards

September 18th, 2019in Announcements, Featured

This year’s eight winners span a range of disciplines Studying refugees in the Trump era’s political climate is, as Heba Gowayed diplomatically puts it, “suboptimal.” So the first-ever longitudinal survey she plans to do, which would take years in the best of times—measuring how easily refugees master English, find a decent job, and gain a fundamental... More

9/20 Electrical Shutdown | BCD, V, R, L, K buildings

September 13th, 2019in Featured

On Friday, Sept. 20, between 12:01-4 a.m., all electrical power will be shut down in the following buildings: BCD, Vose (V), Housman (R), Instructional (L) and Conte (K). IMPORTANT: All computers and copiers must be manually turned off before leaving the office on Thursday, Sept. 19. Each building’s standby generator will run to maintain standby power to... More

11/26 Provost Workshop: “Communicating Science”

September 13th, 2019in Featured

Tuesday, Nov. 26 3-5 p.m. Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge 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 (2009-19) and executive vice president, editorial and publishing, of its parent company Springer Nature (2015-19), overseeing the... More

Nominations for 2020 BUMC Staff Management Acumen and Performance (MAP) Program

September 13th, 2019

The BUMC Provost’s Office is looking for candidates for the 2020 Staff Management Acumen and Performance (MAP) Program. The five-month program will begin on Tuesday, Jan. 7, on the Medical Campus and is geared to leaders, managers or individual contributors who are looking for the next step in professional development – to gain leadership skills... More

Deborah Stearns-Kurosawa Appointed GMS Associate Provost Ad Interim

August 28th, 2019in Announcements, Featured

Deborah Stearns-Kurosawa, PhD, Associate Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, has been appointed Associate Provost/Dean ad interim for Graduate Medical Sciences (GMS), effective September 1. Dr. Stearns-Kurosawa will be a member of the senior leadership teams of the School of Medicine and Medical Campus. She will oversee curricula and execution of all graduate programs including recruitment, More

New BUMC Public Safety Phone Number

August 28th, 2019in Announcements, Featured

Public Safety services between Boston University and Boston Medical Center have been separating over the past several months. The final separation step is the call dispatch function. Effective at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 3, the phone number to reach BU Medical Campus Public Safety services will be 617-358-4444. Boston Medical Center Public Safety will... More

Nominations for 2019 IHSIP & BUMC Emerging Leaders Program

August 28th, 2019in Announcements, Featured

The Provost’s Office is looking for candidates for the 2019 IHSIP & BUMC Emerging Leaders Program. The two-day workshop will be held Oct. 25-26 at BU’s Institute for Health System Innovation & Policy (on the Fenway Campus) and focuses on developing the leadership skills of some of our most promising junior faculty. Sessions taught by faculty... More