Learning Community on Inclusive STEM Teaching 

The CTL and PDPA invite graduate students and postdoctoral scholars to join a Learning Community on inclusive teaching in STEM courses. The Learning Community will have a synchronous and asynchronous component: participants will meet weekly over Zoom on Thursday mornings from 9:30-11 am during October and November to build on their asynchronous participation in the Inclusive STEM […]

Celebration and Recognition for the Class of 2020

Nearly 18 months after they completed their studies, members of BUSM’s MD, PhD and Master’s programs from the Class of 2020 were invited back to the Medical Campus to celebrate their accomplishments at a recognition event on Saturday, Oct. 2. The event coincides with BUSM Alumni Weekend and an All-University Commencement which was held Sunday, […]

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 […]

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 […]

MD, PhD Graduates Encouraged to ‘Lean In’

Typically MD, PhD and MD/PhD graduates are cheered on with plenty of pomp and circumstance by family and friends who gather to celebrate their achievements. While the setting looked different this year, the cause for celebration and cheer remained the same. A virtual ceremony was held again this year to maintain safe physical distancing. Noting […]

SheInspires Lunch Series: Dr. Michelle T Long

The Women’s Professional Development Committee is hosting another SheInspires (Virtual) Lunch, and this month’s guest is Dr. Michelle T. Long! Dr. Long, MD, MSc is a physician-scientist with an expertise in Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Boston University. Dr. Long is the Director of the NAFLD Research Center and […]

BU STEPUP Virtual Visit: Union of Concerned Scientists

Join BU STEPUP for a virtual visit day with Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). The group will be hosting Shreya Durvasula and Paulina Muratore to discuss what UCS does, science advocacy, and non-academic career paths. This hour-long event will be held on Friday April 30 at 11:00 am via Zoom. All members of the BU […]