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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

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

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

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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

Black History Month: Notable Scientists

In honor of Black History Month, BU GMS would like to highlight notable African American scientists 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, as well.    

November is Native American Heritage Month

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, BU GMS has compiled a list of notable books written by Indigenous authors.  We want to share these great reads in an effort to amplify Indigenous voices and celebrate the diverse cultures of the Native American community.     To learn more about Native American culture, More

Genetic Counseling Receives New Grant to Promote Diversity

On this year’s Genetic Counselor Awareness Day, Boston University School of Medicine’s MS Genetic Counseling Program (BUGCP) is announcing two exciting new initiatives to continue enhancing the training and expertise within the field of genetic counseling. For the 2021-2022 admissions cycle, BUGCP will offer enrollment in a dual degree MS MPH... More

C3 gFIRST Mentor Spotlights for First Gen Week

In honor of celebrating national First-Generation College student day, BU's Graduate Medical Sciences Community Catalyst Center (C3) has peer mentor spotlights to highlight our first-generation student mentors and all of their contributions to the GMS community and their peers. Please click below to read more about our mentors Matt, Elissa and... More

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... More