BUSM  This Week     
June 10, 2018
News news

New Medical Campus center lead by Avrum Spira, MD, MSc, hopes to speed development of interventions and cures.

Dr. Palmer succeeds Avrum Spira, MD, MSc, and will assume the role on July 1.

The inaugural Joseph Vita professor is nationally recognized as a leading researcher in endothelial biology.

Dr. Barnett succeeds Stephen Pelton, MD, who has directed the Division since 1996.

The investigators will collaborate with Brown University and Lifespan health system in Rhode Island to fund new and continuing initiatives at the Providence/Boston Center for AIDS Research (CFAR).

Weiming Xia, PhD, was one of the researchers supported by the Cure Alzheimer's Fund invited onto the field before the Red Sox vs. Tigers game on June 4.
Faculty Actionfacaction
Complete Your Annual Faculty Review

Per BUSM bylaws and the LCME accreditation, all full-time faculty members must meet annually with their supervisor to review their progress toward promotion, receive constructive feedback and set the goals for the upcoming academic year. Meet with your supervisor as early as possible, but no later than Friday, June 15.

The standard evaluation form is available here. If you encounter any difficulties with the system, please contact facdev@bu.edu.

Saturday, June 16
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
1 Silber Way, Trustees Ballroom, 9th floor
Charles River Campus

Network with professional health communicators from across the country, journalists, faculty, alumni, students and special guests at this one-day conference celebrating a decade of leadership in professional health communication studies at Boston University. 

Please visit the  calendar  for a full listing of grand rounds, lectures and events for this week.
Save the Datesavethedate
with  Dr. Rod Hochman ,  MED'79

Thursday, June 28
3-4 p.m.
Instructional Building, L112

Health Systems are going through major change brought on by different market entrants and disruptors. Significant changes in regulation and policy at the state and national levels have added to the complexity. Join guest speaker Dr. Rod Hochman, MED'79 to hear how these changes are happening amid an industry that is being digitized and focused on the consumer .
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