BUSM  This Week     
January 21, 2018
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A new student center in the A Building aims to improve the quality of life for medical students by offering both leisure space and designated study areas.

The annual event featured a conversation with Jonathan Woodson, MD, director of the BU Institute for Health System Innovation and Policy.

Boston University's Affinity Research Collaborative (ARC) Confirms Findings in Humans 
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CTE Center

A study led by Lee Goldstein, MD, PhD, found that hits to the head, not concussions, trigger CTE. Below is a sampling of coverage:




Excel High School (South Boston) is looking for science fair judges on Thursday, Jan. 25, from
8 a.m.-noon. Volunteers are welcome for all or any portion of the morning. Over 100 projects will be presented.

If interested, sign up here. Contact Qing Wai with any further questions. 
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BUSM faculty are encouraged to order 2018 commencement regalia by Friday, Feb. 9. 


"Implementation Strategies Versus Study Interventions" 
Thursday, Jan. 25
Noon-1 p.m.
Instructional Building, L203

This interactive workshop will use real-world research projects to define implementation strategies, and demonstrate how implementation strategies differ from intervention components. 

Friday, Jan. 26
8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
George Sherman Union, 775 Commonwealth Ave. (Charles River Campus)

F eaturing both BU researchers and external data scientists, this symposium includes panels and sessions on AI, epigenics, techology & privacy, and the unintended consequences of using big data.

Please visit the  calendar  for a full listing of grand rounds, lectures and events for this week.
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Medical Student Research Symposium

Monday, Feb. 26
Noon-1 p.m.
Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge 

The day highlights the work of second-year medical students who completed research last summer (MSSRP) as well as other students interested in displaying their research. 

Noon-1 p.m.  | Poster viewing and award presentations
1-2 p.m.  | Reception and oral presentations 

Please contact Suzanne Sarfaty, MD, with any questions.
Women of Color in the Academy

Friday, April 27
8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Northeastern University

This offsite conference offers faculty women of color at all ranks in the academy and their allies the opportunity to learn and share specific strategies for career advancement. The overall conference's goal is to support the timely career progression of faculty, post-doctoral scholars and graduate students. Attendees will have the opportunity to develop individualized action-plans and actively engage with a visible and viable professional network of women of color in the academy throughout the Greater Boston region.

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