Student Spotlight: Darius Haghighat MS ’22

“I’m going to miss the people,” Darius Haghighat (MS’22) said, reflecting on his last two years at Boston University. “It’s a cheesy answer, but it’s the truth. I feel like I’m really lucky.” The May 2022 degree candidate is preparing to graduate with an MS in Genetic Counseling – a program... More

Boston Business Journal Features GMS BEST BET Program

Boston Business Journal featured the Graduate Medical Sciences BEST BET program in an April 8 editorial written by Lauren Celano, co-founder and CEO of Propel Careers. BEST BET was one of two national programs mentioned that are actively engaging with college talent across the country to help fill the life... More

Student Spotlight: Caitlin Ridgewell PhD ’22

Caitlin Ridgewell is a PhD candidate in the Behavioral Neurosciences program whose lab studies brain health and cognition in active duty military service members. Her dissertation studied the use of a novel neuromodulatory technique on stress and performance. Caitlin will graduate in May 2022. Which topic did you choose for your... More

Looking Back on Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week

April 4th to 8th marked National Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week, a chance for Graduate Medical Sciences (GMS) to honors our students’ accomplishments and dedication to their academic, scientific, and professional pursuits. Throughout the week, GMS hosted three separate events that brought our community together to network, build professional profiles, More

Dollar$ and $ense: April 2022

Complete the 2022-2023 FAFSA today! The 2022-2023 FAFSA is now open as of October 1st. If you plan on using Federal Direct Unsubsidized and/or Federal Graduate PLUS Loan funds during the 2022-2023 academic year (July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023), you will need to complete the 2022-2023 FAFSA. While the priority deadline... More

Celebrating our Students

Graduate Medical Sciences (GMS) is excited to show our PhD and master's students appreciation for the rich culture, community and innovated science you bring to our division. We are proud to call ourselves GMS because of the academic, professional and scientific pursuits you all accomplish every day. In appreciation for... More

2022 Dahod Awards

Dr. Karen Antman (BUMC Provost and BUSM Dean) is pleased to announce the 2022 recipients of the Dahod Pilot Grant Program Fund and the Dahod International Scholar. In August 2008, Shamim Dahod (CGS’76, CAS’78, MED’87) and her husband Ashraf gave $10.5M to BUSM to establish the Shamim and Ashraf Dahod... More

Museum & BSO Memberships

Looking for weekend plans? In the mood for music or art? BU Students can register for a free Boston Symphony Orchestra College Card. This grants access to a number of different BSO performances. Not only that, students can also receive free or discounted tickets to the ICA, the Isabella Stewart... More

Dollar$ and $ense: March 2022

Complete the 2022-2023 FAFSA today! The 2022-2023 FAFSA is open as of October 1st. If you plan on using Federal Direct Unsubsidized and/or Federal Graduate PLUS Loan funds during the 2022-2023 academic year (July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023), you will need to complete the 2022-2023 FAFSA. While the priority deadline was... More

BUSM Art Day 2022 Recap

BUSM celebrated their annual Art Days event with a two day gallery featuring student, staff and faculty submissions of various talent and mediums on February 22 - 23rd, 2022. The annual event was started by Dean Emeritis Aram Chobanian to support and foster the growth of the creative arts at BUSM. Students, More

Vulnerability in Leadership: Success from Mentorship

What does Leadership mean to you? How does being vulnerable in building your mentor and mentee relationship add to the success of these relationships? This past Monday (February 14th 2022) GMS and their C3 Center (Community Catalyst Center) in partnership with the Graduate Student Affairs office hosted ‘Vulnerable Leadership Part... More

Louis C. Gerstenfeld, PhD, Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

The professor of orthopaedic surgery has been selected as the 2022 recipient of the inaugural Orthopaedic Research Society International Section of Fracture Repair (ISFR) Lifetime Achievement Award. Congratulations on being the 2022 recipient of the inaugural Orthopaedic Research Society International Section of Fracture Repair (ISFR) Lifetime Achievement Award! Can you tell... More

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Celebrating Black Women in Science

In honor of Black History Month, BU GMS would like to celebrate black women in science who have made major breakthroughs in the field of medicine. Click on the images below to learn more about their backgrounds and contributions to not only science, but equality.  Highlighted below are notable media and... More

Dollar$ and $ense: February 2022

Complete the 2022-2023 FAFSA today! The 2022-2023 FAFSA is now open as of October 1st. If you plan on using Federal Direct Unsubsidized and/or Federal Graduate PLUS Loan funds during the 2022-2023 academic year (July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023), you will need to complete the 2022-2023 FAFSA. We recommend doing so... More

BUMC Moves to Unobserved COVID Testing

Effective Thursday, Jan. 27, the Medical Campus will transition to unobserved COVID testing for all students, staff and faculty. Testing becomes fully unobserved on Thursday, Feb. 3. Please note the following:  You will receive an unobserved kit (swab, tube, and plastic bag) when you arrive for your observed test during the... More

Dollar$ and $ense: January 2022

Spring 2022 Loan Disbursements & Refunds Student Financial Services will begin processing refund requests after your program’s semester start date (see below). Please be sure to log in to the Student Link to put in your refund request before that date so that we can process your refund without delay. Once... More

What a Semester it has Been!

To our GMS Community, The Fall 2021 semester is wrapping up this holiday season after a semester of being back on campus together. Between classes, extracurricular activities, research, and events, we have certainly had an eventful semester that has been full of academic success, research and building back our community after... More