BUSM  This Week     
October 14, 2018

Michael Rosario is the first Boston University graduate student to receive this award.
In the Mediainthemedia

Vasan S. Ramachandran, MD

Vasan S. Ramachandran, MD

Ann McKee, MD

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.

This award will fund biomedical PhD students and/or postdoctoral researchers to develop or expand a project dedicated to service in the STEM fields. Scientific community outreach activities may include interactions with educators, community leaders, non-profit organizations or foundations.  Abstracts and submissions are due Thursday, Oct. 25.

Faculty Actionfacac
Pilot Grant Funding
Oct. 15 Application Deadline

BUSM faculty are encouraged to submit applications for 2018-19 pilot grants (up to $50,000 may be requested) from the BU Clinical and Translational Science Institute (BU CTSI) and partner organizations.

Available for BUSM faculty whose grants go through BUSM for p rostate cancer research (Shipley Center);  breast cancer research (Dahod Center);  collaborations with Chinese university faculty (Wing Tat Lee) and n euroscience research (Spivack Center).

Share input on a NEW CORE now being developed for investigators who are interested in doing research with Special Populations, including pediatric and geriatric populations, low-income patients, patients with sickle cell disease and patients with substance use disorder. Complete a brief survey to share your ideas about what you need and what this core should provide (the survey should take less than 5 minutes). The survey closes on Friday, Oct. 19. This Core is sponsored by the NIH-funded BU Clinical and Translational Science Institute.
Save the Date
General Faculty Meeting

Thursday, Nov. 8
1-2 p.m.
Instructional Building, L112

Agenda and details to come. 
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.

Tuesday, Oct. 23
6:30-9 p.m.
Questrom School of Business
595 Commowealth Ave., CRC

Join Robert Stern, PhD, Ann McKee, MD, and their guests to discuss CTE and its future research. Refreshments will be provided.

Tuesday, Oct. 23
Noon-12:50 p.m.
Dean's Conference Room, R112

"Engaging Foundations as Partners in
Medical Education and Research"

Katharine Canfield Director, Foundation Relations, BUSM,  and John Wendelken Assistant Director, Foundation Relations, BU

SFS Financial Fitness Fair

Friday, Nov. 9
Instructional Building

Student Financial Services will provide resources related to all aspects of personal financial management, including personal budgeting, debt managing counseling, understanding your credit score, home buying and service scholarship and loan opportunities.

More details to come.
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