Spring 2022 Virtual Fair

On March 2nd, 2022 BUSM Graduate Medical Sciences held the annual Spring Virtual Graduate Fair. Our Virtual Fair gives participants the opportunity to connect directly with the program directors and administrators of many of our most popular Master’s programs!

THANK YOU!

Please see below for recordings from our Spring Virtual Fair.

 

Recordings

Programs

Session Recording
Anatomy & Neurobiology (Vesalius) See Here
Bioimaging See Here
Biomedical Forensic Sciences See Here
Biomedical Research Technologies See Here
Clinical Research See Here
Health Professions Education See Here
Medical Anthropology & Cross-Cultural Practice See Here
Medical Sciences (MAMS) See Here
Nutrition & Metabolism See Here
Oral Health Sciences See Here
Pathology & Laboratory Sciences See Here
Physician Assistant Program See Here

Other

Session Recording
Welcome // Intro to GMS & Boston // What Program Is Best For You? See Here
Admissions See Here
Community Catalyst Center See Here
Student Financial Services See Here
Student Life See Here

 

Schedule & Details


11:00am

      • Welcome

      Presented by: Dr. C. James McKnight, Associate Provost & Dean, Graduate Medical Sciences

      • Intro to GMS & Boston // What Program Is Right For You?
        Presented by: Dr. Theresa Davies, Assistant Dean of Masters Programs

        We welcome everyone interested in our various Masters and PhD programs across BUSM’s Graduate Medical Sciences (GMS). Check out this session to get a quick overview of our programs and hear from our Assistant Dean of Masters Programs about how to determine which graduate program is right for you.

      11:30am

      • Biomedical Forensic Sciences
        Presented by: Amy Brodeur, Assistant Program Director
        Adam Hall, Assistant Professor

      The MS Biomedical Forensic Sciences trains students in the basic principles of forensic science with a strong biomedical and chemistry background, providing crucial expertise to forensic investigations. Graduates are prepared to pursue a variety of career options in crime laboratories, medical examiner offices, law enforcement agencies, scientific instrument companies and hospital or biotechnology laboratories. Check out the BMFS Program to learn more!

      • Bioimaging
        Presented by: Dr. Kip Thomas, Program Director
        Patty Jones, Program Administrator

      The MS in Bioimaging is designed to train individuals to fill a rapidly growing need for skilled experts in imaging and allied science and technology. Students benefit from hands-on experience ultimately qualifying them for positions in the healthcare and biomedical instrumentation industries, academia and a wide variety of private and government research centers. Check out the Bioimaging Program to learn more!

      • Physician Assistant
        Presented by: Dr. Susan White, Program Director
        Michael Smith, Associate Director of Clinical Education

      The Boston University Physician Assistant program provides innovative education to students who will deliver exceptional care for a diverse population of patients, including those from vulnerable communities. We value professionalism and service, and strive to prepare our graduates to practice medicine as an ethical member of a patient-centered, inter-disciplinary health care team.

      • Admissions
        Presented by:  Dr. Theresa Davies, Assistant Dean of Masters Programs
        Dr. Brigitte Ritter, Director, Analytics & Admissions
        Shuchita Rao, MS, Manager, Admissions

      The GMS Admissions Office will be there to provide a brief presentation on general admissions requirements for GMS followed by Q & A for Program specific questions.  Stop by and get all your admission questions answered.


      12:00pm

      • Student Life 
        Presented by: Kimberly Arena, Assoc. Dir. of Student Affairs
        GMS Students

      Hear from current students about life as a Graduate Medical Sciences student here on the BU Medical campus in the South End as well as in greater Boston, a vibrant city rich in history, art, sports, medicine and education. Check out our Student Life information to learn more!

      • Healthcare Emergency Management
        Presented by: Dr. Kip Thomas, Program Director
        Patty Jones, Program Administrator

      The MS in Healthcare Emergency Management program prepares individuals to work across the spectrum of emergency and crisis management, with an emphasis on events related to the fields of biomedical sciences and healthcare. Check out the Healthcare Emergency Management Program to learn more!

      • Medical Sciences (MAMS)
        Presented by: Ying-Ju Lai, Program Administrator
        Devin Weaver, MAMS Admissions Counselor

      The MS in Medical Sciences program is an SMP that prepares students for a career in medicine by providing an academic environment that fosters integrity, collaboration, professionalism, cultural competence and lifelong learning. Since it began in 1985, it has helped over 2,000 students gain admission to U.S. medical schools. Check out the Medical Sciences (MAMS) Program to learn more!

      • Biomedical Research Technologies
        Presented by: Dr. Louis Gerstenfeld, Program Co-Director

      The MS in Biomedical Research Technologies is a one-year program designed to prepare students for careers in biomedical research. The degree equips students with a solid grasp of the principles underlying various research core technologies operations, its relevance to an array of biomedical problems and the technical skills to implement these technologies. Check out the Biomedical Research Technologies Program to learn more!


      12:30pm

      • Student Life 
        Presented by: Kimberly Arena, Assoc. Dir. of Student Affairs
        GMS Students

      Hear from current students about life as a Graduate Medical Sciences student here on the BU Medical campus in the South End as well as in greater Boston, a vibrant city rich in history, art, sports, medicine and education. Check out our Student Life information to learn more!

      • Oral Health Sciences

      Presented by: Dr. Theresa Davies, Program Director
      Christina Bowley, Program Manager

      The MS in Oral Health Sciences program is a one-year credential-enhancing pre-dental master’s program. The mission is to prepare students as strong candidates for future admission to dental school Through academic and professional enrichment events, students are supported at all steps towards program completion and dental school admission. Check out the Oral Health Sciences Program to learn more!

      • Medical Sciences (MAMS)
        Presented by: Ying-Ju Lai, Program Administrator
        Devin Weaver, MAMS Admissions Counselor

      The MS in Medical Sciences program is an SMP that prepares students for a career in medicine by providing an academic environment that fosters integrity, collaboration, professionalism, cultural competence and lifelong learning. Since it began in 1985, it has helped over 2,000 students gain admission to U.S. medical schools. Check out the Medical Sciences (MAMS) Program to learn more!

      • Health Professions Education
        Presented by: Jeffrey Markuns, Program Director

      The Master of Science in Health Professions Education program is designed to help doctors, nurses, advanced practice providers, therapists and a wide range of other health professionals become experts in health professions education. Check out the Master of Science in Health Professions Education to learn more!


      1:00pm

      • Student Financial Services
        Presented by: Kathryn Moore, Assistant Director, Student Financial Services

      Financial Aid for graduate students is just a bit different than for undergrads, especially when it comes to scholarships, loans and more. Learn about your opportunities and ask all of your questions about financial aid. Check out the Financial Aid webpage to learn more!

      • Nutrition & Metabolism
        Presented by: Dr. Jude Deeney, Assistant Professor
        Cassandra Kocek, Program Administrator

      The MS in Nutrition and Metabolism program is an interdisciplinary graduate program with the opportunity for students to carry out focused research in clinical, epidemiologic, or laboratory-based studies. It prepares students for future studies in medicine and dentistry, doctoral-level studies, and careers in scientific research. Check out the Nutrition & Metabolism Program to learn more!

      • Forensic Anthropology
        Presented by: Dr. Tara Moore, Program Director

      The MS in Forensic Anthropology trains students to apply the principles of anthropology, anatomy and osteology to establish biological profiles, excavation of remains, criminal casework and other scenarios with unidentified remains and are prepared for positions in state medical examiners offices, government or private crime laboratories, state or federal law enforcement agencies or academic settings. Check out the Forensic Anthropology Program to learn more!

      • Physiology & Biophysics
        Presented by: Dr. Esther Bullitt, Associate Professor, Physiology & Biophysics

      The Department of Physiology & Biophysics at the Boston University School of Medicine is proud to offer extensive graduate programs that stresses broad laboratory training and original research performed under the direction of a faculty advisor. Research in the department encompasses many facets of structural biology, cell biology, molecular and cellular physiology, and molecular biophysics.


      1:30pm

      • Clinical Research
        Presented by: Dr. Janice Weinberg, Program Director

      The MS in Clinical Research prepares students to engage in the discovery, development, and application of knowledge as it pertains to all areas of clinical research.  Students demonstrate the ability to design, conduct and analyze research and clinical trials in a variety of healthcare and biomedical settings. Check out the Clinical Research Program to learn more!

      • Pathology Laboratory Sciences
        Presented by: Professor Elizabeth Duffy, Program Director

      The MS in Pathology Laboratory Sciences program offers a unique blend of comprehensive biomedical science education with pragmatic, hands-on skill acquisition in basic science and laboratory techniques of pathology and related disciplines. Graduates are prepared for future careers in academia, the biotech industry, the pharmaceutical industry, medical school, and PhD programs. Check out the Pathology Laboratory Sciences Program to learn more!

      • Medical Anthropology & Cross-Cultural Practice
        Presented by: Dr. Lance Laird, Assistant Program Director

      The MS in Medical Anthropology & Cross-Cultural Practice prepares students for careers across a wide range of academic and professional fields. The program provides interdisciplinary training that gives a solid foundation in the theory and methods of medical anthropological and qualitative research, in addition to research experience in student’s own area of concentration. Check out the Medical Anthropology Program to learn more!

      • Admissions
        • Presented by:  Dr. Theresa Davies, Assistant Dean of Masters Programs
          Dr. Brigitte Ritter, Director, Analytics & Admissions
          Shuchita Rao, MS, Manager, Admissions

        The GMS Admissions Office will be there to provide a brief presentation on general admissions requirements for GMS followed by Q & A for Program specific questions.  Stop by and get all your admission questions answered.

         


      2:00pm

      • Anatomy & Neurobiology
        Presented by: Selvin Marroquin, Program Administrator

      The MS in Anatomy (Vesalius Program) is a rigorous two-year program incorporating coursework in anatomical and neurobiological principles. Graduates are prepared to pursue further studies in the biomedical sciences including teaching, research, and health care. Check out the Anatomy & Neurobiology Program to learn more!

      • Student Financial Services
        Presented by: Kathryn Moore, Assistant Director, Student Financial Services

      Financial Aid for graduate students is just a bit different than for undergrads, especially when it comes to scholarships, loans and more. Learn about your opportunities and ask all of your questions about financial aid. Check out the Financial Aid webpage to learn more!

        • Community Catalyst Center (C3) (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion)
          Presented by: Christina Bowley, Program Manager, Graduate Medical Science

        GMS believes that an enriching educational experience is strengthened by diversity of thought, which in turn drives the forces of innovation. Our Community Catalyst Center (C3) develops community among peers across GMS programs by providing resources, events, and workshops that support and help students thrive.


        2:30pm

        • General Q&A Session
          Presented by: Dr. Theresa Davies, Assistant Dean of Masters Programs
          Dr. Gregory Viglianti, Assistant Dean of Operations
        • Dr. Brigitte Ritter, Director Analytics & Admissions

        Join us at end of this semester’s Virtual Fair to address any lingering questions you have about Boston University, the upcoming Fall 2021 semester, or GMS’ programming and offices in general. We look forward to connecting with you help answer all your questions!