September 29, 2019
News
First-year students celebrated the annual event where they receive a stethoscope and other medical equipment from a BUSM alum. Watch the video and view the Facebook album !
Students and alumni of the Early Medical School Selection Program (EMSSP) spent the final days of summer in Boston for a memorable homecoming weekend.
Medical students gathered together to meet their scholarship donors for the first time at the elegant Hotel Commonwealth. Watch the video and view the Facebook album !
In the Media
(Audio begins at 25 minutes)

Tonya Colpitts, PhD
Announcements
A Building Elevator Shutdown
The A Building elevator will be out of service from Sept. 30-Jan. 20 as BUMC Facilities works to replace it. To address this temporary challenge, some people are relocating to more accessible locations. If you have a concern, please contact the following people and they will work to identify appropriate accommodations.
  • 2nd Floor Student Affairs: Katie Ferrari
  • 3rd Floor Medical Education: Rebecca Halley
  • 4th Floor Registrar: Ellen DiFiore (*Note: Beginning in mid-October, Dolores Murrell will be located in A100, next to Bakst)

BUMC IT Network Upgrade
There will be an outage of approximately 10-20 minutes each night while the routers are rebooted in the following buildings:

X Building (650 Albany St.)
Tuesday, Oct. 1 | 3 a.m.
 
Instructional Building
Wednesday, Oct. 2 | 3 a.m.

Contact BUMC IT with any questions.
Reminder: This evening shuttle, upon request, travels to parking facilities, select MBTA stations and nearby South End neighborhood locations.

Click here for more information.
Faculty Action
This two-day workshop focuses on developing the leadership skills of our most promising junior faculty.

Events
Please visit the  calendar  for a full listing of grand rounds, lectures and events for this week.
Upcoming Events
Thursday, Oct. 10
11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge

Take a few minutes out of your day to enjoy some healthy lunch, check in on your health with a quick biometric screening, learn about the wellness providers and services around campus and more!

"Disruption in the Face of Limitation: Innovation in an Era of Consumerism and Cost Sensitivity"
Featuring keynote speak Alan M. Lotvin, MD , Executive Vice
President, Chief Transformation Officer, CVS Health

Friday, Nov. 1
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Questrom School of Business, 595 Commonwealth Ave.

Growing healthcare expenditures are forecasted for the coming years. With many industries embracing disruption through innovation, can healthcare create initiatives to innovatively decrease costs in the face of rising demand?

Tuesday, Nov. 26
3-5 p.m.
Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge

With 35 years of experience as a journalist, Dean DiChristina is among the nation’s most accomplished science journalists, editors and managers. Learn about the work that is being done at the College of Communication, including The Conversation , and opportunities at Scientific American.