April 21, 2019
The Grunebaum chair is intended to be cross-disciplinary, so that cancers of whatever type can be properly studied and hopefully eradicated.
A formal induction ceremony will be held on Tuesday, May 14, at 5 p.m. in Hiebert Lounge.
In the Media
F ramingham Heart Study
The nation’s longest running cohort study with longitudinal analysis of cardiovascular disease, has been renewed for an additional six years. Below is a sampling of coverage.
The Boston Globe : New Research Grant Will Enable Framingham Heart Study to Explore Biology of Aging

Washington Post : 71-year-old Heart Study Gets $38M Grant for Another 6 Years

MetroWest Daily News :  Framingham Heart Study Awarded $38 Million to Continue Research

BU Today :  Framingham Heart Study Will Examine Aging with New $38M Funding
Faculty Action
The BUMG Clinical Excellence Awards annually honor members who have made exceptional contributions to our clinical mission and who have exemplified our core values through outstanding clinical work. Awards will be given to honor accomplishments in the four categories: Advanced Practice Provider Excellence, New Faculty Excellence, Excellence in Care and Excellence in Leadership.

Visit the BUMG webpage for more information . Deadline to submit a nomination : Friday, May 3
Friday, April 26
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
1010 Commonwealth Ave., Room 101 (CRC)

  • Presentation by behavioral health expert Dr. Andrey Ostrovsky (BUSM '11), “Implementing Evidence-based Addiction Treatment in the Context of Upstream Barriers to Health”
  • Panel discussion
  • Reception and networking

Please visit the  calendar  for a full listing of grand rounds, lectures and events for this week.
Upcoming Events
Wednesday, May 1
Noon-1 p.m.
Bakst Auditorium

"Delivering Safer Care: An Obstetric Unit’s Example Toward High Reliability"
Christian Pettker, MD, and James Moses, MD, MPH

The journey to become a high reliability organization (HRO) takes major structural changes. The practical steps that are required to change culture into an organizational frame of mind to support high reliability are often less understood. To give the attendee an understanding of what this takes, this talk will describe the journey toward high reliability of one service line, Obstetrics, within the larger transformation of Yale-New Haven Hospital.

Friday, May 3
4-5 p.m.
Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge

Join us for alumni networking over light appetizers and drinks. Networking will begin following the second annual Distinguished Alumni Award presentation and the summary of the Dr. Erika Ebbel Angel Community Service Award Winners.

Monday, May 6
6-8 p.m.
Metcalf Trustee Ballroom, 1 Silber Way (CRC)

Doctoral students are welcome to a city-wide reception to catalyze important connections and community relations among doctoral scholars from groups historically underrepresented in the Academy.

Wednesday, May 29
Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge

This year's theme: Nurturing an Open and Inclusive Environment for Learning. Event registration opens Thursday, April 25.