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Nov. 1 Employee Wellness Fair

October 27th, 2016 in Announcements, Featured.

Faculty and staff are encouraged to attend and learn more about wellness related services on campus. More

Commuting Survey: Help TranSComm Improve Services

October 27th, 2016 in Featured.

Take the 2016 DEP Survey Oct. 31-Nov. 4! Access it at www.bumc.bu.edu/transcomm. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts requires this information on the commuting practices of faculty, staff, and students under the Massachusetts Ridesharing Regulation and the Federal Clean Air Act Amendments. As part of this online, anonymous, five-minute survey you indicate how you traveled to work during... More

Save the Date Jan. 9, Provost Workshop: Smoking Cessation

October 24th, 2016 in Featured, Research.

Oct. 10 Columbus Day Parking and Transportation Information

October 4th, 2016 in Featured.

Columbus Day will be observed on Monday, Oct. 10, please note: Shuttles All medical center and patient shuttles will be operating, except the BU shuttle, the daytime shuttle is not in service on Columbus Day, but the late night shuttle will operate according to the normal schedule. MBTA All buses will be operating on a Weekday schedule· Commuter rail... More

Planning for an Emergency

September 29th, 2016 in Announcements, Featured.

A new academic year has begun, and with it new students, as well as faculty and staff on campus. In an emergency, everyone needs to be aware of basic emergency initial responses and actions to take, and whom to notify. Please visit the Managing Emergencies training module on the Environmental Health & Safety website and take... More

Campus-wide Resource for Postdocs Professional Development and Postdoctoral Affairs Celebrates First Year

September 29th, 2016 in Featured.

The Professional Development & Postdoctoral Affairs Office (PDPA) recently celebrated its first full year of operations. During the 2016 fiscal year the office advised 116 postdoctoral fellows, responded to postdoctoral skill needs by offering ten in-person and three online professional development opportunities attended by 175 BU postdocs and 71 BU graduate students, awarded seven travel... More

Medical Campus Flu Vaccination Clinics for Employees

September 28th, 2016 in Featured.

The Occupational Health Center will be offering influenza (flu) vaccine at no cost to BU employees. Employees are encouraged to get the vaccine during one of the scheduled clinics to not only protect yourself, but also your colleagues and your family. For information regarding the 2016-2017 flu vaccine please refer to the Occupational Health Center's... More

Oct. 12 Women’s Guild Event Features Office of Ombuds

September 27th, 2016 in Featured.

Join the BU Women’s Guild at their first event of the 2016-17 academic year on the Medical Campus.  Learn about the BU Women’s Guild and Office of the Ombuds, an independent, impartial, informal problem-solving resource for faculty, staff and students.  The Office is a safe place for off-the-record conversation on just about any kind of... More

BU-CTSI Offering Free Research Consults

September 21st, 2016 in Featured, Research.

The Boston University Clinical and Translational Science Institute (BU-CTSI) offers consultations through the Clinical Research Informatics and Technology Consultation (CRITC) Service for BU/BMC researchers. The CRITIC consultations help researchers identify, develop and implement the effective and efficient use of information technology and informatics in their clinical studies. Free 1-hour One-on-One Consultations Are Available Contact Christopher Shanahan, MD, MPH, More

Former DOD Official Heads New BU Health Innovation Institute

September 20th, 2016 in Uncategorized.

Jonathan Woodson, brigadier general, was MED associate dean Jonathan Woodson, a vascular surgeon and former assistant secretary for health affairs for the US Department of Defense, will lead the new University-wide Institute for Health System Innovation and Policy, based in the Questrom School of Business. Woodson, who served with the DOD from 2010 to 2016, joins... More