News & Events

Welcome Class of 2028!

March 16th, 2024in Event

We are delighted to announce that we have successfully matched 7 exceptional candidates in this year’s NRMP Match. We would like to welcome the following PGY-1 residents who will be joining us in June 2024, as follows: Andres Amaya - The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Shyam Bhagat... More

Dr. Cayla Vila Wins AAN DEI Award

December 24th, 2023in Accolades

Dr. Cayla Vila, PGY-4 resident in Neurology, is the recipient of the 2024 American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Innovator Award.  Dr. Vila will use this award to organize a program for in-person Spanish interpreters for stroke codes. The AAN DEI Innovator Grants and AAN DEI Project Grants support... More

New Vice Chair for Research Appointed

November 20th, 2023in Accolades

The department of Neurology is pleased to announce that Michael Alosco, PhD has accepted an appointment as Vice Chair for Research for the department. Dr Alosco has been an incredibly productive contributor to the field of neurology scientifically and has been a leader within the ADRC and CTE Centers. With... More

Dr Shulman Honored for Clinical Excellence

October 5th, 2023in Accolades

Julie G. Shulman, MD, assistant professor of neurology at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Vascular Neurology Fellowship director at Boston Medical Center, has been selected to join the Boston University Medical Group (BUMG) Clinical Excellence Society. This society was formed in 2017 to recognize and highlight the clinical contributions of... More

Golden Brain Awards

June 27th, 2023in Accolades

  Susan Recio, MD (PGY2 Neurology resident), Brian Coffey, MD (Neurocritical Care fellow) and Marie-Hélène Saint-Hilaire, MD, FRCPC (attending) are this year's recipients of the Golden Brain Awards for Excellence in Medical Student Education. This award honors an outstanding educator and acknowledges the importance of teaching skills and commitment... More

Congratulations to the Class of 2023!

June 21st, 2023in Accolades

The Department of Neurology honored this year’s graduating class of Neurology residents and fellows on Saturday, June 17. The past four years have demonstrated their resilience, progress, and great accomplishments. Their commitment to excellence has been nothing short of outstanding. We wish this year's class great success on the next... More

Dr. Katelyn Bird Named June’s Distinguished Faculty of the Month

June 6th, 2023in Accolades

Dr. Katelyn C. K. Bird has just been named June’s Distinguished Faculty of the Month by the BU Faculty Affairs Office. Dr. Bird obtained her undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences with a Neuroscience Specialization at the University of Chicago before completing her Doctor of Medicine at Indiana University School of... More

Dr Bakhtyari Wins Award at Cobb Assembly

May 12th, 2023in Accolades

The Boston Society of Neurology, Neurosurgery, & Psychiatry (BSSNP) hosted  its 2023 Annual Cobb Assembly on Thursday, May 11, 2023. The BSNNP was founded in 1880 and is one of the oldest medical societies in this country. It is a platform for practitioners, scholars, advocates, and enthusiasts of the clinical neurosciences... More

2023 Kase Symposium and Alumni Reunion

May 5th, 2023in Alumni, Event

On April 26th, 2023 the BU Department of Neurology held its Ninth Annual Carlos S. Kase BU Neurology Research Symposium. With the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) annual meeting in Boston, we had the opportunity to have the Kase Symposium coincide with the BUMC Neurology alumni reunion this year. Dr. More

Dr. Vila inducted into GHHS

April 25th, 2023in Accolades

Cayla Vila, MD, PGY3 Neurology resident, was inducted today into the School of Medicine’s Robert Russell, M.D. Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS), a national society recognizing and supporting humanistic exemplars in medicine. She has also been awarded The Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching... More