BUSM  This Week     
October 7, 2018

Cheryl Scott, MD, MPH (BUSM'82), Humanitarian Award recipient, discusses health outcomes of Black women.

Biochemistry Postdoctoral Associate Ladan Amin, PhD, has received a three-year research fellowship and Assistant Professor of Medicine Nicole L. Spartano, PhD, was awarded a research grant.

Dr. Ferreira was recognized for being a creative scientist who focuses on complex problems and helps connect people through interdisciplinary conversation to address these problems. 

Funds raised by 35 medical students representing all four class years will be used to support multiple BUSM Pediatric programs

Thirty-three grateful BUSM students gathered to meet their scholarship donors for the first time at the  annual Scholarship Dinner held at the Hotel Commonwealth on Thursday, Sept. 20.

In the Mediainthemedia
Megan Young, MD
Jayme Mendelsohn, '19
Nirupama Vellanki, '19

Click here for transportation information for Columbus Day. 

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 one-day event in November will bring together industry, thought leaders, students and faculty from diverse disciplines to engage with design thinkers, community partners and city representatives to explore and co-create opportunity spaces and ideas around the future of aging. 

Learn more and apply by Thursday, Oct. 18.
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Faculty Development & Diversity Seminar Series
How to Not Be Afraid to Talk to the Media

Thusday, Oct. 11
Noon-1 p.m.
Yawkey Basement Conference Room

Maria Ober, Assistant Dean for Communications, BUSM

CME credit offered | For more information, please contact Robina Bhasin.

Save the Date
General Faculty Meeting

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

Agenda and details to come. 
Fall Shredding Event

Thursday, Oct. 11
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Talbot Green

Bring bulk amounts of paper to be shredded securely on-site. BUMC IT staff will be available to receive recyclable materials, including batteries, toner, surplus computers, laptops, electronics and lightbulbs.
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.

Guest Lecture

Tuesday, Oct. 23
Noon-1:15 p.m.
Evans Building, Keefer Auditorium 

"West Side United: How Health Systems and the Community are Working Together to Achieve Health Equity on the West Side of Chicago"

Darlene Hightower, JD
Associate Vice President, Community Engagement & Practice, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago

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