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Research and Scholarly Activity Seminar #14

During this session, Dr. Christopher Shanahan, Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, talks about the use of clinical databases at BU and BMC and nearby centers, the clinical data infrastructure and ability to do queries to assess feasibility of projects through i2b2 and TriNetX. He also discusses the ability to connect to other databases […]

Research and Scholarly Activity Seminar #13

Academic Career Panel with Chair Dr. David Greer, and faculty Drs. Rafael Romero, Hugo Aparicio, and Pria Anand. They discuss what they’re working on now, how they got interested in it, and how their research and scholarly activity experiences during residency and fellowship played a role in shaping their career today. Themes of transitions, perseverance, […]

Welcome New Residents and Fellows!

A big welcome to all of our new residents and fellows who started their training on July 1! We are excited that you have chosen BUMC for the continuation of your academic and professional career. We can promise you every opportunity to grow and develop in an environment rich in patient care, educational experiences, and research opportunities. Congratulations on […]

Congratulations to the Class of 2021!

On Saturday, June 19th, BUMC Neurology Department proudly celebrated the graduation of another group of 7 Adult Neurology residents and 2 Pediatric Neurology Residents. In a year like no other, they rose up to meet the challenge head-on despite the unknown, they have shown tremendous resilience, dedication and empathy to their patients and each other. […]

Research and Scholarly Activity Seminar #12

In this seminar, Assistant Professor of Neurology Hugo Aparicio, MD, MPH, covers a broad overview of observational studies and population-based studies as a rich source of high-quality data for answering scientific questions about neurologic disease. As a Framingham Heart Study investigator and a leading researcher in stroke, Dr. Aparicio discusses how these studies are leveraged […]

Research and Scholarly Activity Seminar #11

Clinical Trials: How to Choose and Some Principles for Conducting by Professor Marie Saint-Hilaire During this hour, Dr. Saint-Hilaire discusses what types of clinical trials can be offered to patients, and some of the benefits and considerations that come with deciding whether to take on a particular clinical trial. In it she also discusses the […]

Research and Scholarly Activity Seminar #10

Dr. Rafael Romero, Associate Professor of Neurology, provides explanation about the process for regularly evaluating when one may be ready for consideration of promotion from Assistant to Associate Professor, providing resources and guidance from BUSM on evaluation criteria. Links to faculty development programs and career services, including CV review, are provided and discussed, followed by […]

Outpatient Neurology Podcast Launched

On March 30th, neurology residents Drs. Lucas Horta and Dave Ho launched their podcast “Neurology Clinical Pearls” with associate residency program director Dr. K. H. Vincent Lau. The podcast features interviews by the residents with neurology subspecialists on important outpatient neurology topics, covered in 15 minutes or less. Targeting neurology trainees, episodes are released every other […]

Research and Scholarly Activity Education Seminar #7

In this session of our Research and Scholarly Activity Series, Dr. Ludy Shih, discusses the similarities and differences of clinical research in academic medicine versus biotech/pharma, key decision-making roles that clinicians in industry have, ways academic investigators can have research collaborations with industry, and reflections on academic medicine workforce development. Link to video here.

Research and Scholarly Activity Education Seminar #6

In this hour, Professor Lan Zhou discusses the structure of an original research manuscript, using the example of testing the diagnostic sensitivity of skin biopsy in the diagnosis of small fiber neuropathy in Chinese Americans. She discusses the need to place the research in its context, to clearly convey the rationale and motivation for the […]