Appropriate Treatment in Graduate Education

GMS is committed to providing a work and educational environment that is supportive of all personnel, and is professional, collegial, and conducive to providing exceptional training in teaching, research and patient care. We strive to provide environments in which our students, trainees, staff and faculty can flourish. The school places a high priority on the […]

Memo Regarding Parking Updates

The following memo briefly summarizes a few changes from BU’s Parking and Transportation Services. These options are actually on their website. Below are the updated costs and caveats: The 610 Albany Street Garage at $181/month ($6/day at 30days/month).  A student can fill out a permit application online and choose the 610 Albany St garage, subject […]

Congratulations to the Holiday Book Raffle Winners!

Due to COVID restrictions, we were unfortunately not able host our annual holiday social for GMS students at the end of the fall semester. In its place, we decided to host a holiday book raffle, and we were glad to award 10 students with books from our recommended books to read over intersession list! Congratulations […]

Where to See Holiday Lights in Boston

Though many of Boston’s popular holiday festivities have been put on pause this year, there is still one tradition that has remained mostly intact – festive lights that you can view all around the city. Here are some of the best spots to visit that are sure to get you in the holiday spirit:  Macy’s […]

GMS Donation Drive Serves Cradles to Crayons

This year, Graduate Medical Sciences continued our work with Cradles to Crayons – but this time, it looked a bit different. While we weren’t able to physically visit the facility and package donations this winter, GMS held a successful donation drive, collecting various items for children in need. We are thrilled with the number of […]

Ringing in a Happy and Healthy Holiday Season!

Travel Reminders: As the winter holidays approach and some of you may be planning to travel, we wanted to share some reminders about COVID-19 compliance: Daily health screenings are not required during the year-end intersession holiday (December 24 – January 3) unless you are scheduled to return to campus for any reason. The test collection […]

Spotlight Interview: Dr. Tara Moore

Dr. Tara Moore is the Director of the Forensic Anthropology program and one of the Lab Directors at the BUSM Laboratory of Cognitive Neurobiology. We had a chance to speak to her recently about the NIH grant she secured for her research, the Forensic Anthropology Program, and her advice to graduate students! Congratulations on being […]

Gratitude and Zeptoseconds

A letter to the GMS community from Dr. Deborah Stearns-Kurosawa, GMS Associate Provost and Associate Dean ad interim Dated: 10/27/2020 In the spring of 1859, Dickens begins A Tale of Two Cities with “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of […]

Voting & Election Well-Being

November 3rd is fast approaching, and Graduate Medical Sciences wants to make sure you are all set to vote. After all, every vote counts. The first step, if you haven’t yet, is to register to vote. You can easily check your registration status at – it only takes two minutes! **Update: 10/30/2020 Please review […]