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March 14 Winter Storm Advisory

March 14th, 2017 in Announcements, Featured.

BU Medical Campus Schedule for Tuesday, March 14: BUSM GMS classes will be canceled. Employees in essential services should report as scheduled. Medical, PA and GMS students who are assigned to inpatient services are expected to be present, if possible. Students who are assigned to outpatient services should check with their course director or the policy at the clinical site. More

3/9 Symposium: Emerging Leaders in Regenerative Medicine and Systems Biology

March 8th, 2017 in Uncategorized.

Don't miss presentations by five faculty finalists being recruited to the BU CReM/Systems Biology program. These back-to-back presentations will be delivered during a half day symposium in Bakst Auditorium. The science promises to be science some of the best and most cutting edge that we’ll hear this year. Breakfast provided, admission is free. More

March 4-10 BU Shuttle Service

March 3rd, 2017 in Announcements, Featured.

During the week of March 4-10, the BU Shuttle (BUs) will follow a reduced schedule. Weekday Daytime Service (7 a.m.-11:55 p.m.) will be reduced to 3 buses during peak (20 minute service) and 2 buses during off peak (30 minute service). The hours of operation will remain the same. Late Night Service along the Charles River... More

March 9 BUMC Voicemail System Upgrade

March 2nd, 2017 in Announcements, Featured.

On Thursday, March 9, beginning at 7 p.m. and lasting for approximately two hours, the voicemail system on the Medical Campus will be upgraded. Voicemail will not be available during the upgrade. Please note: Any messages in your current voice mailbox cannot be migrated to the new system.  Please make sure you transcribe/handle any voicemail message... More

Fourteen Faculty Promoted to Professor

March 2nd, 2017 in Announcements, Featured.

Congratulations to Daniel Alford, Stephan Anderson, Jack Clark, Matthew Fox, Tarik Haydar, Robin Ingalls, Virginia R. Litle, Jennifer I. Luebke, David McAneny, Michael McClean, Tuhina Neogi, Michael Paasche-Orlow, Marie-Helene Saint-Hilaire and Flora Sam. More

Visit East Boston with the Outreach Van Project

February 27th, 2017 in Featured.

Every Thursday the Outreach Van Project (OVP), a group of first- and second-year medical students at BUSM, travels to East Boston to feed and care for the homeless population. The students unpack a van full of food, clothing and supplies, and distribute them throughout the night for anyone in need. They, along with a physician, More

David Corbett named BUMC Information Security Officer

February 23rd, 2017 in Announcements, Featured.

He will take a central role in guiding the university’s HIPAA security compliance. More

Save the Date – 4/18 Provost Workshop: Global Health Roundtable

February 13th, 2017 in Announcements, Featured.

Tuesday, April 18 3-5 p.m. Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge Medical Campus faculty, postdocs, students and staff working on Global Health research are invited to a roundtable to explore synergistic and networking opportunities. Welcome: Karen Antman, MD, BUMC Provost and BUSM Dean Opening remarks: Patricia L Hibberd, MD, PhD, Chair and Professor, Global Health, BUSPH; Professor, Medicine, Section of... More

Tips for Staying Safe in Vehicles for Hire

February 8th, 2017 in Featured.

Do you know how to stay safe when using Uber, Lyft, taxi cabs or livery vehicles?  The Boston Police Department has created a safety tip sheet on ways to say safe when using vehicles for hire.  Please review the safety tips at http://www.bu.edu/police/2017/02/03/bpd-safety-in-vehicles-for-hire/

Students Distribute Mittens to Homeless During Annual Census

January 27th, 2017 in Featured.

On Wednesday, Jan. 25, as BUSM students joined more than 300 volunteers across the city to gather data of the number of people living on the streets with the hopes of connecting them with shelters and clinics, they brought with them a special message of compassion in the form of hand-sewn mittens. The mittens they distributed... More