BUSM This Week                                
March 13, 2016
An analysis by Bindu Kalesan, PhD, MPH, preventive medicine and epidemiology, BU SPH Dean Sandro Galea and colleagues, finds three state laws, if extended nationally, could dramatically reduce gun-related deaths in the U.S. The study was published in The Lancet. 

Nearly 80 staff attended the inaugural BUSM All Staff Town Hall meeting held in Keefer Auditorium on Tuesday, March 8. 

BUSM Match Day is Friday, March 18. 
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs John Polk shares his memories. Watch the video.
In the Media inthemedia

Ann McKee, MD, neurology, pathology, BUSM; chief, neuropathology, VA Boston Healthcare System.
Karen Antman, MD, BUSM Dean; Rutao Cui, MD, PhD, pharmacology & experimental therapeutics, dermatology; Paul Duprex, PhD, microbiology; Noyan Gokce, MD, medicine; Haiyan Gong, MD, medicine; Marc Lenburg, PhD, medicine, pathology and laboratory medicine; Peter Noorzij, MD, otolaryngology - head and neck surgery. 
Bindu Kalesan, PhD, MPH, preventive medicine and epidemiology
Joshua Safer, MD, medicine
James Pokines, PhD, anatomy and neurobiology
March 16: Deadline to Order 2016 Graduating Student Regalia

BUSM 2016 graduating students are asked to submit orders for this year's Commencement ceremony. Read more.

April 10: Nominations Due for Office of Academic Affairs' Excellence in Service Award

The Office of Academic Affairs' Excellence in Service Award  recognizes BUSM administrators and staff whose outstanding work within the curriculum supports the success of the school, faculty and students. Click here to nominate. 

Call for Summer Research Projects for Medical Students

The Office of Enrichment is seeking research experiences for medical students for summer 2016. The Medical Student Summer Research program introduces first-year students to the principles of research and provides a mentorship experience with a BUMC faculty member. Student applications are due March 21.

Submit Works for BUMC Art Days

Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to submit artwork of any medium to the 26th annual BUSM gallery for the arts. Read more.

Faculty Action Items
BUSM will be holding its annual Admissions Open House on Saturday, April 16, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 

Click here for more information and how you can help!
Events events
Please visit the  calendar  for a full listing of grand rounds, lectures and events for this week. 

Dahod Breast Cancer Research Visiting Professor Lecture
"Causal Inference in Cancer Health Disparities Research:
Where the Rubber Meets the Road"

Monday, March 14, 1-1:50 p.m.; BUSM Instructional Building, Room L110

Reception for Boris Lazic, Director of Human Resources

Please join us at a reception to thank Boris for his leadership and contributions to our university community.

Tuesday, March 15, 10-11:30 a.m.; Wilkins Board Room, Evans Building
BU Research Career Fair
Tuesday, March 22, 4-7 p.m.; BU George Sherman Union Ballroom, 775 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston. Learn more.
Save the Date

Tuesday, March 22, 3-5 p.m., Hiebert Lounge Learn more.


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