January 19, 2020
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Faculty Action
Faculty Development & Diversity Seminar Series

Wednesday, Jan. 22 | Noon-1 p.m. | FGH Carter Conference Room
"Communication Under Stress"
Gopal Yadavalli, MD, Internal Medicine  Residency Program Director
Lauren Kearney, MD, PGY 3 Resident 

CME credit & lunch offered | More information: bumcfdd@bu.edu

RSVP and submit your order for your 2020 Faculty Commencement Regalia at your earliest convenience.  

Thursday, May 14
GMS Master's candidates, 10 a.m. | MD & PhD candidates, 3 p.m. 
Track & Tennis Center, 100 Ashford St.
 
Sunday, May 17
All-University Commencement, 1 p.m. 
Nickerson Field 
Are you an AOA Member?
We would like to assemble a BUSM AOA committee to select students, residents and faculty for AOA each year. Please send an email by Monday, Jan. 20, to BUSMdean@bu.edu indicating if you are an AOA member. You may have been elected at any point in your career (e.g. student, resident, alum or faculty). 
Events

// THIS WEEK
Visit the calendar for a full listing of grand rounds, lectures and events for this week.

Wednesday, Jan. 22 | 6-8 p.m.
Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge

Medical students, faculty and alumni are invited for connections, conversations and passed hors d'oeuvres.
Celebrate the Legacy of MLK

Thursday, Jan. 23 | Noon-1 p.m.
Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge

Host: John Polk, MD | Guest speaker: Thea James, MD
Lunch will be provided
3-4:30 p.m. | Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge
The Strategic Planning Task Force has been working over the last year to develop Boston University's 2020-2030 Strategic Plan, incorporating the ideas, aspirations and critical input of the BU community. See which themes and priorities that have emerged from these conversations, as the Task Force prepares to finalize the Strategic Plan by April 2020. | RSVP
// UPCOMING
Noon-1 p.m. | Housman Building, Dean's Conference Room
“Practera, A Learning Management System for Practice-Based Teaching and Learning”
Jacey Greece, DSc, MPH; James Wolff, MD, MPH, MAT; and Nikki James, MBA

Feb. 3 | M edical Student Research Symposium
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

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 
// SAVE THE DATE
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
9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge

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