July 21, 2019
Dr. Long was one of 16 funded investigators out of 210 applicants. The award will allow her to continue her research on hepatic fibrosis in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. 
In Memorium
Rahul Desikan, MD, PhD (BUSM’09), died Sunday, July 14, from a rapidly progressive form of ALS. Click here to read a wonderful profile on him done by Bostonia magazine last year. Click here to read the announcement from his department chair at UCSF. 
Washington Street Closure July 25-26
Two blocks of Washington Street, between Concord and Springfield streets, will be closed from 9 p.m. Thursday, July 25, until 5 a.m. Friday, July 26, for filming. Emergency vehicles will be allowed to go through this area, but no other vehicular traffic will be permitted.
Calling All Exercise Instructors!
Seeking certified group exercise instructors interested in teaching Zumba, Bootcamp, or other active exercise classes to the BUMC community this upcoming academic year. Classes are held in the Fuller Gym from 5-7 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Instructors will be hired and paid by FitRec.
For more information, reach out to Maggie Bean or see the Group Exercise Instructors at FitRec
Wednesday, July 24
8:30-10 a.m.
Talbot Green

Faculty and staff are invited to learn about BU benefits and wellness opportunities around healthy and sustainable commuting.   Trade transportation tips with fellow colleagues while enjoying refreshments - breakfast and free swag included!

Wednesday, July 24
3-5 p.m.
Evans Building, Wilkins Board Room

Celebrate Dr. Hyman's sucessful 10 years serving as the Associate Provost for GMS as she departs from BUSM.

Thursday, July 25
4-6 p.m.
Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge

The entire Medical Campus is invited to this special keynote from Dr. Esther Choo, a science communicator and social media influencer on racism and sexism in healthcare.

Please visit the  calendar  for a full listing of grand rounds, lectures and events for this week.
Upcoming Events
Student Activity Fair
Monday, Aug. 26
Noon-2:30 p.m.
Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge

Open to all class years.

Questions? Contact Amanda Kaufman .
General Faculty & Staff Kickoff Meeting
Thursday, Sept. 5
Noon-2 p.m.
Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge
Agenda and details to come.