August 25, 2019
A Message from the Dean
As we begin a new academic year, I'd like to recognize the contributions to our progress in the 2018-19 academic year. 

Read more about our research accomplishments, awards and other important school news.
News
Effective Sept. 1, the associate professor of pathology & laboratory medicine will be a member of the senior leadership teams of the School of Medicine and Medical Campus.
Dr. Andry’s career at BMC and BU has spanned more than 35 years, during which he has demonstrated a deep-rooted commitment to BUSM, the Medical Campus, Boston University and the Boston community at large.
The assistant professor of medicine has been honored with the Herbert W. Nickens Faculty Fellowship for a junior faculty member demonstrating leadership in addressing disparities in medical education and health care. 
Announcements
Effective at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 3, the phone number to reach BU Medical Campus Public Safety services will be  617-358-4444.

Events
Student Activity Fair
Monday, Aug. 26
Noon-2:30 p.m.
Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge
 
Questions? Contact Amanda Kaufman
Visiting Professor Lecture
Monday, Aug. 26
2 p.m. 
Instructional Building, L110 

“Prostate Cancer Lineage Plasticity, Challenges and Opportunities"  
David W. Goodrich, PhD
Please visit the  calendar  for a full listing of grand rounds, lectures and events for this week.
Upcoming Events
Tuesday, Sept. 10
10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge

Representatives from over a dozen organizations are ready to meet and counsel students on a variety of topics. Students from all across the BU Graduate and Professional programs are welcome to attend.

September is Recovery Month
During the month of September, a number of events are planned to remember the lives that have been lost to this chronic condition, to reduce the stigma of substance use and substance use disorders, and to spread the message that treatment works and recovery is possible.
Tuesday, Sept. 10 | Noon | Evans Building | Keefer Auditorium
Grayken Lecture | "Addiction as a Learning Disorder"
Maia Szalavitz, New York Times bestselling author of "Unbroken Brain: A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction"
Thursday, Sept. 12 | 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. | Instructional Building, L110
 Recovery Month Grand Rounds | Paths to Recovery: A Patient Panel"
Jessica Kehoe, RN, BSN, CARN, Addictions Nurse Manager of the Faster Paths Clinic, will facilitate a discussion with several patients about how they’ve found recovery through unique and personal ways.
7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Naloxone Distribution
Committed to combating the overdose epidemic, BUMC is proud to provide naloxone to patients, clinicians and our community. Learn how to use naloxone (Narcan) and receive a free pack during Recovery Month.

  • Tuesday, Sept. 3 | Menino Lobby
  • Friday, Sept. 6 | Instructional Building Lobby
  • Monday, Sept. 9 | Instructional Building Lobby
  • Thursday, Sept. 12 | Menino Lobby
  • Tuesday, Sept. 17 | Instructional Building Lobby
  • Thursday, Sept. 19 | Shapiro Lobby
  • Tuesday, Sept. 24 | Shapiro Lobby