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Jan. 26 Advancing Public Health Science for Global Health: A Health Research Funder’s Perspective

January 26th, 2016 in Featured.

Advancing Public Health Science for Global Health: A Health Research Funder’s Perspective Tuesday, Jan. 26 4:30–6 p.m. BUSM Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge Live-Streaming Available During Event #PHForum2016 Alain Beaudet, President of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Alain Beaudet, MD, PhD. is the President of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) since July 2008. Previously, he was the President and... More

Feb. 3 BUMC Supply Center Open House

January 22nd, 2016 in Announcements, Featured, Research.

BUMC researchers are invited to the grand opening of the BUMC Supply Center, a new onsite provider of Thermo Fisher Scientific products for research needs. The Center, located in the BUSM Instructional Building in room L901, will stock frequently used products with 24/7 accessibility and prices may be discounted because there will not be a... More

MLK & Kazi Nazrul Islam: The Spirit of Inclusion

January 21st, 2016 in Featured.

As part of the celebration of the Martin Luther King Jr., holiday, members of the medical campus community gathered in the Hiebert Lounge on Wednesday, Jan. 20, in the afternoon to hear UMass Boston Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Winston E. Langley, discuss the similarities of Kazi Nazrul Islam, the national poet of... More

Jan. 20 Celebrate the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 13th, 2016 in Uncategorized.

MLK & Kazi Nazrul Islam: The Spirit of Inclusion Wednesday, Jan. 20, Noon-1 p.m., Hiebert Lounge Open to Medical Campus students, faculty and staff Refreshments will be provided. Winston E. Langley Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Professor of Political Science and International Relations University of Massachusetts Boston Kazi Nazrul Islam is the national poet of Bangladesh. His writings explore themes such... More

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