BUSM  This Week     
September 30, 2018

On Wednesday, Sept. 26, the Class of 2022 gathered to receive a stethoscope from a BUSM alum. The event, coordinated by the BUSM Alumni Association and the Medical Education Office, lets students to write personalized letters to their stethoscope donor. View photos from the day.

She will receive $600,000 from Susan G. Komen® to develop a risk prediction tool that will consider the different risk factors for breast cancer, along with age-related incidence patterns in African-American women.
In the Mediainthemedia
The Boston Globe
Elizabeth L. Mitchell, MD

Ann McKee, MD
Jesse Mez, MD, MS

Still paying off those federal student loans? BU is a qualifying employer in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program and could be used to recruit and retain staff with federal loans. Click here to learn more about the program and see if you're eligible to participate.

Students, faculty and staff are urged to participate in an anonymous survey designed to determine diversity-related attitudes and perceptions. Strong participation is needed to maximize the accuracy of the survey. Access the survey here.

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Faculty Development & Diversity Seminar Series
Using Your Time Wisely to Achieve Your Career Goals: Strategically Saying Yes and No

Wednesday, Oct. 3
Noon-1 p.m.
Yawkey Basement Conference Room

With Josée Dupuis, PhD, Professor of Biostatistics, Chair, Department of Biostatistics

CME credit offered | For more information, please contact Robina Bhasin.


Monday, Oct. 1
4-6 p.m.
EBRC, X714 and X715

Hosted by W. Evan Johnson, PhD, Associate Professor, Computational Biomedicine 

The Department of Medicine has established a Single Cell Sequencing Core to support researchers in this area. Attend this Research on Tap to learn about this resource and how researchers at BU are applying this scRNA-seq technology to better understand the biology of disease.

A Conversation About Sexual Assault

Tuesday, Oct. 2
2:30-5 p.m.
Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge

BUSPH will be hosting a conversation about sexual violence and sexual assault as a public health issue in response to the current public discussion. This event aims to provide an opportunity both to discuss the very public conversations about the topic emerging around the Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination hearings, and also sexual violence, support for survivors, and the rhetoric of people who perpetrate sexual violence. 

All students, staff and faculty are welcome. Facilitated by Professor Emily Rothman. The discussion will be co-facilitated by BU grad and instructor Nicole Daley.
Please visit the  calendar  for a full listing of grand rounds, lectures and events for this week.
Save the Datesavethedate

Monday, Oct. 22
3-5 p.m.
Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge

The discussion will center on the existing and expected health impacts of climate change, and the current and developing plans by the city of Boston and BU to address these impacts.

Guest Lecture

Tuesday, Oct. 23
Noon-1:15 p.m.
Evans Building, Keefer Auditorium 

"West Side United: How Health Systems and the Community are Working Together to Achieve Health Equity on the West Side of Chicago"

Featuring Darlene Hightower, JD
Associate Vice President, Community Engagement & Practice, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago

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