February 2, 2020
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The nomination states: “He works harder than anyone on our team and models how to do it all and with integrity and compassion.”

More than 525 responses were received from students citing faculty whose behavior they found to be exemplary. See who made the list!
Library Wellness Days

This past week, library staff distributed almost 750 bananas to students from BUSM, GMS, GSDM and SPH in observance of Wellness Days in the Library. Special thanks to the Office of the Medical Campus Provost for supporting this initiative. 

Yash Prakash, ‘23, Libby Ward, ’22 and Rita Wang, ‘22, were mentored by Jessica Levi, MD, Associate Professor of Otolaryngology and Pediatrics.

Lance Martin's music, from Gershwin to Coltrane to Beyoncé, blends jazz, soul, gospel and standards.

In this video, Ann McKee, MD, shows us what neurodegeneration looks like in the brains of former football players
Faculty Action
General Faculty Meeting
Thursday, Feb. 6 | 1-2 p.m. | Instructional Building
Faculty Development & Diversity Seminar Series

Wednesday, Feb. 5 | Noon-1 p.m. | FGH Carter Conference Room
"Crucial Accountability"
Gopal Yadavalli, MD, Internal Medicine Residency Program Director, and Rachel Simmons, MD, Internal Medicine Residency Program Associate Director 
CME credit & lunch offered | More information: bumcfdd@bu.edu  

Visit the calendar for a full listing of grand rounds, lectures and events for this week.
M edical Student Research Symposium

Monday, Feb. 3 | Noon-2 p.m.
Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge

This symposium highlights the work of medical students who completed research last summer. Join us for a lunch reception, poster viewing, award and oral presentations.

Contact Ana Gregory for more information.

Tuesday, Feb. 4 | 3-5 p.m.
Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge

Join Azer Bestavros, PhD, Warren Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Associate Provost for Computing & Data Sciences for this two-hour, interactive symposium.  Learn more and see agenda 
Free Thursday Evening Yoga
Thursday evenings through Feb. 27 | 6-7 p.m. | Shapiro Lobby | Open to faculty and students
Mats will be provided | Led by Dr. Robert Saper
9 a.m.- 5 p.m. | Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge 
Reception (both days) at 3 p.m. 
Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend the 30th annual BUMC Gallery for the Arts, sponsored by the Provost's Office. Art Days was started by Dean Emeritis Aram Chobanian to foster the support and growth of the creative arts at BUMC. The exhibition is mounted by the Creative Arts Society. Learn more to showcase your work .
Feb. 24 | B UMC Soccer Tournament
4-6 p.m. | Fuller Gym

Reach out to your school rep to join a team:
BUSM: Shilpa Prasa
Feb. 27 | Visiting Professor Lecture
Noon-1 p.m. | Instructional Building, L112

“Anatomy in the Classroom…A Perfect Setting for Being Two-faced”
David A. Morton, PhD, Professor, Vice-chair of Medical and Dental Education, Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Utah School of Medicine

This talk provides the evidence for and the guiding principles of active learning and retrieval and how it is incorporated in the anatomy classroom at the University of Utah School of Medicine.
9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge

Abstract submission & workshop proposals open Monday, Feb. 3.
Deadline: Friday, April 10
This year's theme: Cognitive Learning Sciences
Keynote speaker: David H. Rose, EdD