BUSM  This Week     
January 28, 2018
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Park will organize and supervise the new Office of Faculty Affairs, whose mission is to support the recruitment, retention and academic advancement and career satisfaction of faculty. 

Congratulations to Tarik Haydar, PhD; Tsuneya Ikezu, MD, PhD; Michael Esterman, PhD; and Maria Medalla, PhD.

Flora Sam, MD, Appointed Interim Director of the Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute

Sam will assume the position Thursday, Feb. 1.

BUSM's new elective combines the standard approach of teaching about transgender medical topics with sensitivity and appropriate terminology with evidence-based hands-on patient care.

In the Mediainthemedia

Rebecca Perkins, MD, MSc

Shruthi Mahalingaiah, MD, MS
Parent Reading Workshops Can Help Low-Income Kids Learn

Caroline Kistin, MD, MSc
Hot Off the Press!
New Issue of Boston University Medicine Online
Our cover story celebrates the legacy of Robert Witzburg, MD, who'll be retiring in July. His 45 years of service has created a memorable and meaningful chapter in BUSM's history. 

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BUSM faculty are encouraged to order 2018 commencement regalia by Friday, Feb. 9. 

Faculty Development and Diversity
Seminar Series
Using Mobile Technology to Enhance Patient Outcomes
Tuesday, Jan. 30
Noon-1 p.m.
Evans Building, Wilkins Board Room

CME credit offered. Contact Robina Bhasin for more information. 
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BUSM General Faculty Meetings

Thursday, Feb. 22 | 2-3 p.m. 
Thursday, May 3 | 2-3 p.m.
Instructional Building, L112
Agenda and details to come. 
Wellness Fair

Monday, Jan. 29
Noon-2 p.m.
Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge

Enjoy food and activities dedicated to wellness, including yoga demos, gym/intramural sport signups, raffles, helpful resources and more! 
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 

Medical students across all years are invited to showcase their research. The entire BU community is invited.

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

Please contact Ana Gregory with any questions.
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