BUSM  This Week     
November 13, 2016
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The event is part of a national initiative that focuses on wellness, education and employment opportunities for service members and Veterans.

A new technique has been identified that quickly and cheaply recognizes illegal designer drugs that normally evade detection.

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The findings, which appear online in the Journal of Hepatology, are important in understanding the link between these diseases, which continues to be one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. 
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Tom Perls, MD, MPH

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Doug Hughes, MD
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Kristyn Brandi, MD
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Thank you to all students, faculty and staff who've already taken the survey. For those of you who haven't, there's still time!  Access the survey here.

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Alternate is Now Open

The Medical Education Committee is the governing body for  BUSM curriculum decision-making and oversight.  Please vote  for the MEC Faculty-at-Large Alternate position, who will serve a three year term on the Committee. The election will be open until Thursday, Nov. 24.
EventsEvents

Tuesday, Nov. 15,  1 p.m.,  Keefer Auditorium 

*Open to all BUSM employees who are not faculty members.  If you have any issues or topics you would like included in the discussion, please email  busmdean@bu.edu  by Thursday, Nov. 10. Managers should encourage their staff to attend the Town Hall meeting while ensuring  adequate staffing coverage.

Please visit the  calendar  for a full listing of grand rounds, lectures and events for this week.
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Network, engage, and share ideas that contribute and impact the directions of Cancer Center research programs and initiatives. A " Shark Tank" panel will evaluate innovative collaborative proposals co-supported by the Cancer Center and BU Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Office (IBRO). 

Tuesday, Nov. 29, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.,  Instruc tional Building, Hiebert Lounge RSVP
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Dec. 5: BUSM General Faculty Meeting 

Monday, Dec. 5
1-2 p.m.
Instructional Building, L112


The prominent diabetes researcher, physician and educator will present his lecture "Organization Structures for Biology and Medicine: The Experience at the University of Chicago"

Monday, Dec. 19
Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge, 14th floor
Lecture 1:30-2:30 p.m., Reception 2:30-3 p.m.

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