March 3, 2019
A Message from the Dean

After a thorough three-day assessment, the LCME team congratulated us for our “emphasis on education with a unified mission, the collegiality and integration of the faculty, our attention to detail and a well-organized visit.”

News
Located on 14th floor of the Instructional Building, the space includes a kitchen, soft seating, a handicapped accessible bathroom and lots of natural light.
On Thursday, Feb. 21, the Enrichment and Student Affairs Offices presented a staged reading of Anton Chekhov’s short story, “A Doctor’s Visit.”
In the Media

Chris Streeter, MD
Announcements
Important Dates:
  • Monday, April 8: Deadline for workshop and poster abstracts
  • Thursday, April 25: Event registration opens
  • Wednesday, May 29: John McCahan Medical Campus Education Day

This year's theme: Nurturing an Open and Inclusive Environment for Learning. Questions? Contact Dr. Theresa Davies .
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
2019 Health Equity Symposium
The Second Annual Health Equity Symposium will be held on Wednesday, April 10, from 1-6 p.m. in the Hiebert Lounge. The event includes a poster session that looks to showcase innovative projects in research, QI, education and service. Posters related to health equity, advocacy, social determinants of health and more are all welcome! 

Deadline for abstracts is Friday, March 8 . Visit bmchealthequity.org/abstracts for details. 
Faculty Action
Faculty Development & Diversity Seminar Series
Tuesday, March 5
Noon-1 p.m.
Evans Building, Wilkins Board Room

"Telemedicine: Beyond the Walls of the Hospital"
Sarah Bagley, MD , assistant professor, Medicine, and Laurie Douglass, MD , clinical associate professor, Pediatrics

CME credit offered | For more information, contact Robina Bhasin
The Boston University Faculty Council represents faculty members from all BU Schools and Colleges. BUSM has nine representative and nine alternatives. Please nominate yourself or one of your colleagues for Faculty Council, a great opportunity to be a part of the University’s governance.
 
Respond to this form by Monday, March 18 , to get on the ballot to serve on this committee.
 
Contact Dr. Hee-Young Park with any questions. 
Events
Please visit the  calendar  for a full listing of grand rounds, lectures and events for this week.
Upcoming Events
A Conversation About Gender Equality
Monday, March 11
4-6 p.m.
Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge

Open to BUMC faculty, residents, fellows and post-docs. Space is limited. RSVP to Kathleen Smyth-Hammond by Friday, March 1.
Community-wide Naloxone Training
Thursday, March 14 | Wednesday, May 8
11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Menino Lobby (840 Harrison Ave.)

Expert trainers from the BMC Pharmacy and Addiction community will be providing training on how to administer naloxone (Narcan) to respond to an overdose. Forms to request naloxone will also be available.  
Monday, March 25
4-6 p.m.
Fuller Gym

Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to join their school's team for BUMC March Madness Basketball Tournament.

Reach out to your school representative to join a team:

Bring a can or box to benefit Boston Medical Center’s Preventative Food Panty!