BUSM  This Week     
November 4, 2018

On Friday Oct. 26, the Framingham Heart Study (FHS) invited all of its participants to a two-part, daylong celebration - an open house at its headquarters and a public celebration complete with refreshments and distinguished guest speakers.

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BUSM, VA researchers have identified a gene that might influence which individuals are at greater risk to develop severe CTE. 
Katie Ferrari Named Director of Student Affairs

Ms. Ferrari will begin her role in Student Affairs on Monday, Nov. 5.
Correction: New Location for VA Shuttle

The pick-up and drop-off location for the VA shuttle has been moved 85 E. Concord St., not the parking lot behind 85 E. Newton St., as stated last week. 
Please contact Robert O'Leary with any questions. 
857-364-5388 | robert.oleary@va.gov

BUMC is required to provide information on the commuting practices of our faculty, staff and students. The DEP requires a response rate of at least 75 percent.

Students, faculty and staff are urged to participate in an anonymous survey designed to determine diversity-related attitudes and perceptions. Strong participation is needed to maximize the accuracy of the survey. Access the survey here.

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Thursday, Nov. 8
1-2 p.m.
Instructional Building, L112


Thursday, Nov. 8
1-2:30 p.m.
Florence & Chafetz Hillel House
213 Bay State Road (CRC)

Hear from faculty about their experience as interviewees, as well as from producers, journalists and public relations professionals about the difference between print and broadcast interviews, the power of broadcast in elevating research and thought-leadership, and how to best prepare for each type of interview. 

Friday, Nov. 9
10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge

Including presentations, information sessions and group discussions, this financial literacy event will address issues ranging from Public Service Loan Forgiveness and income-driven repayment to credit score explanations and advice on physician-focused mortgage options.

Please visit the  calendar  for a full listing of grand rounds, lectures and events for this week.
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