BUSM Adds St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center as New Teaching Hospital

The agreement will bring more medical training and research opportunities for BU medical students and faculty St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Brighton will become a Boston University teaching hospital under an agreement reached between the University and Steward Health Care, announced on Monday. The five-year partnership, which goes into effect July 1, when the University begins its... More

COVID-19 US State Policies

April 12th, 2021in COVID-19, Research

States across the country have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic with a flood of policy changes, from physical distancing and mask requirements to expansions of social safety net programs and eviction freezes. The COVID-19 US State Policy (CUSP) database is a publicly available dataset that is free for all users to download. More

Emelia Benjamin Promoted to Associate Provost, BUMC Faculty Development

March 31st, 2021in Announcements, Faculty, Featured

Emelia J. Benjamin, MD, ScM, FACC, FAHA, Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at BUSM and BUSPH, and a clinical cardiologist at BMC, has been promoted from Assistant to Associate Provost, BUMC Faculty Development. Dr. Benjamin is deeply engaged in the professional development of health care professionals and has a fundamental commitment to mentoring majority and underrepresented... More

Cataldo Leone Appointed Dean ad interim, GSDM

Cataldo Leone, DMD, has been appointed Dean ad interim of the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM), effective April 1, 2021, while a national search is conducted to replace Dean Jeffrey Hutter, who has announced his retirement effective March 31, 2021. Dr. Leone earned his DMD from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental... More

Data Needed for BUMC Programs that Benefit the Greater Boston Community

March 18th, 2021

Government & Community Affairs (GCA) is seeking to collect information about programs across Boston University schools and colleges that:  Benefit Boston and/or Brookline residents; and Are offered for free or at a subsidized/low cost. We want to amplify the great work being done by BU students, faculty and staff. Please complete a brief survey by Monday, More

Medical Campus ID Services

Announcing the organizational separation of the shared BUMC/BMC ID Services, which includes ID badges and access control to all BUMC buildings. ID Badges Students – Students may upload their own photo to the ID Office and simply pick up the card from the BUMC ID Office. Contact the ID Office at or 617-358-7603 for instructions. Faculty/Staff –... More

New BUMC Executive Director of IT to start April 1

March 11th, 2021in Announcements, Featured

Lionel Zupan, PhD, will become the new Executive Director of IT for the BU Medical Campus, effective April 1, 2021. Most recently, Lionel served as Director of Research Technology at Tufts University in Somerville where he was responsible for centralized research technology core services including high-performance computing, bioinformatics, research software licensing, research data storage and management, More

Ten BUMC Faculty Promoted to Professor

March 11th, 2021in Faculty, Featured

The following faculty have been promoted to the rank of Professor: Tamar Barlam, MD, MED, Medicine/Infectious Diseases, focuses her research on antibiotic stewardship implementation. Chief of the Section of Infectious Diseases since July 2019, Dr. Barlam has directed the Section’s efforts throughout COVID-19 pandemic. She is co-PI for an RO1 that is a multicenter mixed methods... More