March 15, 2020
News // Announcements
COVID-19 Update
 
BUSM leadership has been meeting daily to discuss COVID-19 operations and plan for changes that will need to be made based on the University guidelines. This is an evolving situation; these websites provide the latest information and are updated regularly:


BU Facilities Management & Operations (FMO) infection control program utilizes products with the lowest toxicity available. Products used are among the safest and most effective available in the industry and remove 99.9 percent of common germs.
Nw Hours for Chequers Cafe

Chequers, located in the L-Basement, will be open from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. this week featuring a limited menu.
Fuller Gymnasium Closed Until Further Notice

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Joel Beason, Director of Safety and Security, DMH/Metro Boston Area, joel.beason@state.ma.us.
Faculty Action
Applications Open: BUMC Early Career Faculty Development Program

Applications Due: Monday, March 16
Early-Career Program: Early career faculty are invited to participate in a structured, longitudinal career development program from Sept. 2020-May 2021

More information and to apply, visit bumc.bu.edu/facdev-medicine or contact bumcfdd@bu.edu .
Events

// THIS WEEK
Visit the calendar for a full listing of grand rounds, lectures and events for this week.
UPCOMING // SAVE THE DATE
March 24 | Educator's Collaborative Lunch - Virtual Event
Noon-1 p.m. | Virtual Event

Teaching Clinical Reasoning: Theory & Practice

Joseph Rencic, MD, will present on the theory and practice of clinical reasoning. Clinical reasoning is a critical competency of the practicing health professional. This session will highlight key theories of clinical reasoning and illustrate how they can be applied to its teaching.

This is a virtual event. You may attend via Zoom. 
Dial by your location 
+1 646 876 9923 US (New York) 
+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) 
Meeting ID: 973 503 107 

Contact: Amanda Bolgioni-Smith |  abolgion@bu.edu  | (617) 358-9509
April 3 | Faculty Resources at BUMC
Noon-1:30 p.m. | Zoom Meeting

BUSM Faculty Affairs, Human Resources and BUMG will jointly host.
 
If you are a new faculty member or seeking information, come join us and learn about the various resources offered on the Medical Campus. 

RSVP to busmfao@bu.edu for Zoom invitation and agenda.
May 7 | BUSM Faculty Meeting
Noon-2 p.m. | Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge

Agenda to follow | Livestreaming will be available