February 24, 2019
A Message from the Dean
LCME Site Visit: Information for Faculty, Staff, Students
The LCME accreditation site visit begins Monday, Feb. 25 at 8 a.m. Read more .

The L13 Library space renovations are complete. Watch the video and view the Facebook album to explore the beautiful, new space.
In the Media
Important Dates:
  • Monday, April 8: Deadline for workshop and poster abstracts
  • Thursday, April 25: Event registration opens
  • Wednesday, May 29: John McCahan Medical Campus Education Day

This year's theme: Nurturing an Open and Inclusive Environment for Learning. Questions? Contact Dr. Theresa Davies .
2019 Health Equity Symposium
The Second Annual Health Equity Symposium will be held on Wednesday, April 10, from 1-6 p.m. in the Hiebert Lounge. The event includes a poster session that looks to showcase innovative projects in research, QI, education and service. Posters related to health equity, advocacy, social determinants of health and more are all welcome! 

Deadline for abstracts is Friday, March 8 . Visit bmchealthequity.org/abstracts for details. 
Monday, Feb. 25
5:30- 7 p.m.
BU Kilachand Center, 610 Commonwealth Ave., Colloquium Room

This event will feature diverse perspectives of individuals working at the forefront of the opioid epidemic. Panelists will discuss care for individuals who use opioids, and opportunities for prevention, harm reduction and inter-professional collaboration.

Educator’s Collaborative Lunch
Tuesday, Feb. 26  
Noon-12:50 p.m.
Instructional Building, L209

“Improving Feedback Exchange with Colleagues, Trainees and Students” 
Craig Noronha, MD, and Sonia Ananthakrishnan, MD
Department of Medicine, BUSM

Contact Dr. Teresa Davies for more information.
Please visit the  calendar  for a full listing of grand rounds, lectures and events for this week.
Upcoming Events
A Conversation About Gender Equality
Monday, March 11
4-6 p.m.
Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge

Open to BUMC faculty, residents, fellows and post-docs. Space is limited. RSVP to Kathleen Smyth-Hammond by Friday, March 1.
Community-wide Naloxone Training
Thursday, March 14 | Wednesday, May 8
11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Menino Lobby (840 Harrison Ave.)

Expert Trainers from the BMC Pharmacy and Addiction community will be providing training on how to administer naloxone (Narcan) to respond to an overdose. Forms to request naloxone will also be available.  
This April, build your entrepreneurial mindset through a workshop series led by Innovate@BU staff and faculty! Workshops are open to students and faculty.  

Every Tuesday in April | 3-5 p.m.
Instructional Building, L109C

Sessions include:
  • April 2: How to Develop and Present Your Ideas
  • April 9: How to Launch a Lean Startup
  • April 16: How to Build the Right Team
  • April 23: How to Make Money in a Sustainable Venture
  • April 30: Optional Participant Presentations

Register | Contact Dr. Amanda Bolgioni-Smith with any questions