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GMS Faculty Spotlight: Dan Tzizik, PA

Dan Tzizik is the associate director of didactic education for the Physician Assistant Program. He has been a member of the New Hampshire National Guard for over two decades and joined the BU PA Program as a faculty member in 2020. Tzizik is also a faculty mentor for the GMS... More

C3 Kicks Off the Summer and Builds Community at First Ice Cream Social

Students, faculty and staff from across Graduate Medical Sciences kicked off the first month of summer at the GMS Community Catalyst Center's first Ice Cream Social on June 29. Hosted in the C3 Suite, the social was a chance for the GMS community to gather together, take a break from summer... More

GMS Celebrates Pride Month at Fenway Park

It was a night of fun, food and camaraderie for several students who won the GMS raffle for the Boston Red Sox Pride Night game on June 15. Ten students won two tickets each, one for them and one for a guest. The Pride Night festivities included a pre-game social on... More

Faculty Spotlight: Kim Zayhowski, MS, CGC

Kim Zayhowski, MS, CGC, is a cancer genetic counselor and clinical researcher at Boston Medical Center. She is also an assistant professor in the Department of Medical Sciences and Education and teaches within BU's Genetic Counseling Program. Much of Kim's current research within genetic counseling focuses on improving care for... More

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 Sarah Rowan at if you have a resource you would like to add to the list! BU Out List The BU Out List is a collaboration between... More

PRIDE Month Recommended Reads

June is Pride month in the United States, a month dedicated to celebrating the LGBTQ+ community and recognizing LGBTQ+ individuals' impact on our history and society, both in this country and around the world. To help you mark Pride month, we've compiled a list of six books to put on your... More

GMS Welcomes 17 Students into 2022 STaRS Program Cohort

This week, Graduate Medical Sciences will welcome the 17 students who make up the 2022 Summer Training as Research Scholars (STaRS) program cohort. STaRS is a program designed to promote more equitable access to graduate education for students historically underrepresented in science and medicine. Throughout the summer program, the STaRS cohort... More

Student Spotlight: Tom Morin (PhD ’22)

Tom Morin (PhD ’22), a fifth-year student in the Graduate Program for Neuroscience, grew up in Braintree, Mass. As a kid, Tom always imagined that somewhere out in the world was a literal tree with brains growing out of it. “I couldn’t wait to find this tree, pick my very own brain... More

Student Spotlight: Greg Cello, MS’22

Greg Cello is a Masters' student in the Medical Sciences (MAMS) program, a U.S. Army veteran and a mentor for the C3 Community Catalyst Center gMAV Network. He will graduate in May 2022.  Whether it’s for his family, his soldiers or his future patients, service to others is the entire fabric... More