News & Updates

Kim Vanuytsel, PhD, Receives 2024 Scholar Award from the American Society of Hematology

Kim Vanuytsel, PhD, assistant professor of medicine, is one of 36 recipients of the American Society of Hematology’s (ASH) 2024 Scholar Awards. She is one of nine investigators recognized as Basic/Translational Research Junior Faculty Scholars. The award supports early career scientists dedicated to careers in hematology research as they establish themselves as... More

DoM Faculty Members Receive Spivack Pilot Awards

Join us in congratulating the awardees! Shanshan Sheehy, ScD, assistant professor of medicine, studies whether perceived racism and structural racism increase the risk of stroke, and whether environmental injustice contributes to the disproportional stroke burden among Black women. Black Americans have a substantially higher prevalence of established stroke risk factors and... More

DoM Assistant Professor Named 2024 Toffler Scholar

Ignaty Leshchiner, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, is the 2024 Toffler Assistant Professor! The Toffler Scholar Program was established by the Karen Toffler Charitable Trust to support promising young medical researchers, physicians and scientists working on early-stage, future-focused brain science with funding and a vital, relevant network through an internal competition... More

Dim Sum Luncheon

Join the Department of Medicine for our annual luncheon!

DEIA Week Showcase Submissions Deadline Extended!!!

This year marks the first DoM DEIA Week. One of the goals of DEIA Week is to disseminate and celebrate current DEIA related initiatives occurring in DoM. To this end, we are hosting a DEIA Showcase to illustrate the ongoing work by faculty, staff, and trainees in the Department of... More

DoM Faculty Appointments and Promotions – December 2023

Congratulations to the following Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine faculty on their recent appointment or promotion to associate professor and clinical professor. Clinical Professor Robert Lowe, MD, Medicine/Gastroenterology, is a clinician-educator who has received numerous prestigious teaching awards, including almost every education award given by the medical school, as well as... More

DoM Faculty Named to Boston Magazine Top Docs

Boston Magazine has published its annual list of “Top Docs,” and I’m pleased to share that many of our BMC clinician-faculty – across a variety of fields and specialties – are included on the list. Please join me in congratulating them on this achievement and for providing exceptional care to... More

DoM DEIA Week Art Exhibit Submissions Are Now Open!!

The DoM is looking to celebrate and share the stories of our uniquely diverse community. DoM Faculty, staff, and trainees are encouraged to submit artwork of any subject and any medium (paintings, photos, poetry, sculpture, needlework, etc.) for display during the inaugural DoM DEIA Week. The art will be displayed... More

AY 24 Evans Junior Faculty Research Merit Awardees!

We are delighted to announce the AY 24 Evans Junior Faculty Research Merit Awardees. The awardees for AY 24 are: Tara Bouton, MD, MPH & TM (Infectious Diseases) and Simeon Kimmel, MD, MA (General Internal Medicine). These individuals were selected based on their very strong research accomplishments and exceptional promise as... More