BUSM  This Week     
September 16, 2018
The planned telephone conversion project on the BU Medical Campus is nearing completion. Please remember to update your phone number so it is accurate in the BU Directory. Click here for instructions. 

The day-long symposium focused on the health of active-duty women and female veterans, and featured topics such as PTSD, brain injury, cancer and poor perinatal health and their impacts on women who serve. 
In the Mediainthemedia

Most Doctors Are Ill-Equipped to Deal With the Opioid Epidemic. Few Medical Schools Teach Addiction.

Daniel P. Alford, MD;  Chioma Anyikwa, '19;  Bradley M. Buchheit, MD;  Matthew DeFazio, '20;  Lidya H. Wlasiuk, MD;  Clark Yin, '20

Timothy Naimi, MD, MPH

The application process has opened for the Johnson & Johnson Scholars Award Program for  female assistant professors in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Manufacturing & DesignThe program aims to fuel the development of female STEM2D leaders and feed the STEM2D talent pipeline. The application process, open from Sept. 5-25 ONLY , is relatively simple.

The Blavatnik National Awards recognize the country's most promising young faculty-rank researchers in the disciplinary categories of Life Sciences, Physical Sciences & Engineering, and Chemistry. Internal deadline is Wednesday, Oct. 3


Wednesday, Sept. 19
Noon-1:30 p.m.
Instructional Building, Heibert Lounge
"Japan Was Not Like Dallas"
with Cheryl Scott, MD, MPH (BUSM'82)
Please visit the  calendar  for a full listing of grand rounds, lectures and events for this week.
Save the Datesavethedate

Monday, Sept. 24
11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge 

Learn about campus wellness providers and resources, check in on your health with a quick biometric screening, enjoy a healthy lunch and more! 

Tuesday, Sept. 25
Noon-1:50 p.m.
Instructional Building, L212/214

Faculty are invited to this session featuring Judy Shen-Filerman, CEO of Dreambridge Partners, who will discuss the Hofstede model, how it applies to in-classroom work, and its academic implications. Discuss the subconscious, culturally dichotomous judgment and its implications for teaching and student engagement.

Tuesday, Sept. 25
11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Talbot Green

Join a sustainability challenge, learn about biking and win prizes! 

Thursday, Sept. 27
Noon-2 p.m.
Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge

Click here for the agenda and details. 
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