BUSM  This Week     
December 17, 2017
Editor's Note: BUSM This Week will be on hiatus during Intersession. Our next issue will be Sunday, Jan. 7. Happy Holidays! 
- Maria Ober, Assistant Dean, Communications
News news

Raising alcohol taxes could improve public health outcomes and costs related to excessive alcohol consumption. 
In the Mediainthemedia

Ann McKee, MD

Americans Don't Really Understand Gun Violence

Bindu Kalesan, PhD, MPH

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BUMC IT will implement a Microsoft Group Policy to configure a 15-minute screen lock on Medical Campus computers (Macs and PCs). 

Support the Healing Pups program by purchasing a 2018 calendar! This unique program brings comfort and smiles to our students during exam time, as well as BMC patients and families dealing with illness and trauma. A perfect gift or stocking stuffer for the dog lover in your life! 

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

Special Winter Concert

Monday, Dec. 18
Newton Pavilion

Featuring Palaver Strings, Moisès Fernández Via, and Lullabies composed by BMC New Mothers

Wednesday, Dec. 20
Noon-1 p.m.
Instructional Building, L303

Spend an hour reflecting on what is important to you, and explore practices such as chair yoga and meditation to cope with the holiday stress.

Free lunch. Open to faculty and staff, but registration is required
Please visit the  calendar  for a full listing of grand rounds, lectures and events for this week.
Save the Datesavethedate

Thursday, Jan. 18
Noon-1 p.m.
Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge

All members of BUMC are invited to a special presentation commemorating the legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

2018 Commencement Ceremonies
New Times! 

Thursday, May 17, 2018  
Track & Tennis Center 
100 Ashford St. | Charles River Campus 
  • GMS Master's Candidates
    9 a.m., reception to follow
  • MD & PhD Candidates
    3 p.m., reception to follow
Additional details will be announced in early 2018. 
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