Boston University Medicine | Special Edition Summer 2020

Dean Antman profile

Dear Alumni, Friends and Colleagues,

This issue is devoted to the many Heroes Among Us working and volunteering on the front lines of this global pandemic.

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50 Boston Collaborators Develop Their Own FDA-Approved Coronavirus Test

Live Coronavirus Research Gets Underway at BU NEIDL

BU NEIDL Scientists Can “See the Enemy,” Making Headway on COVID-19 Research

Following the Virus, in Patients and Healthcare Providers

Campus News

Congratulations MD Class of 2020!

For the MD Class of 2020, they are becoming physicians at the most medically challenging time in the last century.

White Coats For Black Lives

Members of the BUSM and BMC communities came together in solidarity to observe a moment of silence for the Black lives lost due to systemic racism.

“You Shouldn’t Have to Be Worrying about Childcare When You’re Fighting a Pandemic”

MED students help the front liners at Boston Medical Center and Boston Healthcare for the Homeless with babysitting, groceries, laundry, and more.

Five Stories from the Front Lines

For doctors at Boston Medical Center, who treat the city’s most vulnerable patients, every day is a sprint and a marathon as they race to save lives and work around the clock to contain the coronavirus pandemic.

Dr. Kevin Wilson Among Expert U.S. Panel that Developed NIH COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines

Kevin Wilson, MD, professor of Pulmonary, Allergy, Sleep & Critical Care Medicine, is among a panel of 30 U.S. physicians, statisticians and other experts which has developed treatment guidelines for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Challenges and Lessons from Remote Learning in GMS

By the first week of March of this year, the potential danger of the rapidly spreading coronavirus had persuaded educators across the country that traditional classroom education was no longer safe.


Six Alums Share COVID-19 Experiences

MED ’02 graduates in emergency medicine, ENT, ophthalmology, orthopedic surgery, radiation oncology, and reconstructive urology share perspectives.

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