January 26, 2020
News // Announcements

Members of the medical campus community gathered in the Hiebert Lounge to hear this year’s guest speaker, Dr. Thea James. 

The event, established in 2017, invites medical students to interact with faculty and alumni to learn about different career pathways through conversations and connections. 
In the Media

Ann McKee, MD 
Faculty Action

RSVP and submit your order for your 2020 Faculty Commencement Regalia at your earliest convenience.  

Thursday, May 14
GMS Master's candidates, 10 a.m. | MD & PhD candidates, 3 p.m. 
Track & Tennis Center, 100 Ashford St.
 
Sunday, May 17
All-University Commencement, 1 p.m. 
Nickerson Field 
Events

// THIS WEEK
Visit the calendar for a full listing of grand rounds, lectures and events for this week.

Tuesday, Jan. 28 | Noon-1 p.m.
Housman Building, Dean's Conference Room

“Practera, A Learning Management System for Practice-based Teaching and Learning”
Jacey Greece, DSc, MPH; James Wolff, MD, MPH, MAT; and Nikki James, MBA


Thursday, Jan. 30 | 4-6 p.m.
Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge

"Collaborations Advancing Research"
BU researchers will share how they have worked with industry in different ways to further their research and advance innovation. Dr. Weining Lu will be presented the BU Innovator of the Year award. | RSVP
Discounted Tickets Available for Pinnacle Awards
Discounted tickets are available for anyone wanting to attend the Pinnacle Awards luncheon on Jan. 31, recognizing this year’s recipients who include Jennifer Tseng, MD , James Utley Professor and Chair of Surgery. Contact Clarice Avery for more information. 

Free Thursday Evening Yoga
Thursday evenings through Feb. 27 | 6-7 p.m. | Shapiro Lobby | Open to faculty and students
Mats will be provided | Led by Dr. Robert Saper
// UPCOMING
Feb. 3 | M edical Student Research Symposium
Noon-2 p.m. | Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge
This symposium,highlights the work of medical students who completed research last summer. Join us for a lunch reception, poster viewing, award and oral presentations. Contact Ana Gregory for more information

3-5 p.m. | Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge
Join Azer Bestavros, PhD, Warren Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Associate Provost for Computing & Data Sciences for this two-hour, interactive symposium.  Learn more and see agenda 
// SAVE THE DATE
Feb. 24 | B UMC Soccer Tournament
4-6 p.m. | Fuller Gym

Reach out to your school rep to join a team:
BUSM: Shilpa Prasa
9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge

Abstract submission & workshop proposals open Monday, Feb. 3.
This year's theme: Cognitive Learning Sciences
Keynote speaker: David H. Rose, EdD