Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15 officially marks the beginning of National Hispanic Heritage Month! We are proud to support and uplift our Hispanic and Latinx community at Graduate Medical Sciences. If you know of an event or resource you’d like added to this list, please email Sara Frazier.  Events   City Hall Lighting Ceremony for Hispanic Heritage Month […]

Welcome to GMS | Fall 2021

Deborah Stearns-Kurosawa, PhD Associate Provost and Associate Dean ad interim Welcome to the GMS community! It is a new academic year and a new beginning as our campus opens again to incoming and returning students. The faculty and staff are delighted to welcome your energy, enthusiasm and new ideas into the classrooms, laboratories and clinics. […]

C3 Community Catalyst Center Launches!

Graduate Medical Sciences believes that graduate education is enriched by diversity and a strong sense of community among peers. This philosophy sparked the idea for the Graduate Medical Sciences Community Catalyst Center (C3), which officially launches this week. The center’s goal is to foster holistic success for the diverse GMS student community by providing helpful […]

22 STaRS Share Their Summer Research

The Summer Training as Research Scholars (STaRS) Program concluded its 10-week research experience with a virtual symposium held Aug. 5. Overseen by Graduate Medical Sciences (GMS), the STaRS Program is funded by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of the NIH. It has trained over 150 scholars and received more than 3,000 applications since […]

Meaning-Making for First-gen Grad & Professional Students

What is meaning making? According to Roger Kegan’s theory of meaning-making development, meaning making “is a conceptualization of how human beings make meaning of themselves, of others, and of their experiences throughout their life-span.” In this 4-week series, you’ll have the opportunity for personal self-reflection through free writing and small group discussion that will be […]

PRIDE Month Recommended Reads

RAFFLE CLOSED Congratulations to our raffle’s winners: Michaela Carrier, Elissa Everton, Meagan Lauber, Yamini Adusumelli, James Merrington and Senegal Carty! Happy reading! All Boys Aren’t Blue: A Memoir-Manifesto By: George M. Johnson         Detransition, Baby: A Novel By: Torrey Peters         Felix Ever After By: Kacen Callendar       […]

PREP Symposium Celebrates ’21 Scholars

On May 27, BU PREP scholars – Chantal Aaron, Autumn Grimins, Hapshepsut Jackson and Moises Ramirez  – shared their capstone projects with faculty, staff, mentors, and program alumni at this year’s Class of 2020-2021 Zoom Symposium. The students highlighted their research and conclusions in their presentations, answered questions, shared the journeys that led them to […]

LGBTQ+ Resources from BU and Beyond

In honor of Pride month, we compiled a list of resources for supporting our LGBTQ+ community, both from Boston University and outside organizations. Please email smfrazie@bu.edu if you have a resource you would like to add to the list! BU Out List The BU Out List is a collaboration between the BU LGBTQIA+ Faculty & […]

GMS Students on Housing in Boston

Are you a current or incoming student trying to navigate housing in Boston? It can be overwhelming, but our GMS students are here to help! In this video, they talk about the various neighborhoods in and around Boston, and share tips and tricks for finding the right apartment for you. You can also visit our […]