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March 6, 2016
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Richard Serrao, MD, medicine, and Jay Orlander, MD, medicine, say the Ambulatory Diagnostic and Treatment Center Outpatient Clinic may be a teaching/patient care model other academic medical centers could benefit and profit from.
According to James Pokines, PhD, anatomy and neurobiology, these findings, published in the Journal of Forensic Identification, may assist in crime scene investigations.

In honor of February being Black History Month, the BUSM Alumni Association sponsored the special event, "An Interactive Discussion: Black History at BUSM."

David Coleman, MD, Wade Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicine at BUSM and Chief of the Division of Medicine at Boston Medical Center, has been elected president-elect of the Association of Professors of Medicine. 

A group of BUMC students have created BUMC Climate Action - a group aimed at improving climate change education and awareness on the Medical Campus.

In the Media

The Washington Post

Brandi Chastain Pledges to Donate Brain to Concussion Research
Ann McKee, MD, neurology, pathology

Ivy League Moves to Eliminate Tackling at Football Practice
Robert Cantu, MA, MD, FACS, FACSM, neurosurgery 

DC Panel: Talking Football, War, and Brain Disease
Ann McKee, MD, neurology, pathology

Can Dark Days of Winter Put You at Risk for Vitamin D Deficiency?

Michael F. Holick, PhD, MD, medicine, physiology, and biophysics
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.

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
Click here for more information on Faculty Research Day and the submission form. 
Please visit the  calendar  for a full listing of grand rounds, lectures and events for this week. 

Monday, March 7, Noon-1 p.m., Evans Building, Wilkins Board Room, Room 108.
Junior faculty are encouraged to attend. RSVP to Robin MacDonald, remac@bu.edu .
BUSM Administrative Staff Town Hall
Tuesday, March 8, 1-2 p.m., Keefer Auditorium. Learn more.

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
Save the Date

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

Celebrating the Career of Carlos Kase, MD

All members of the medical campus are invited to pay tribute to Dr. Carlos Kase, who will be stepping down after 11 years as chief and chair of neurology.

Wednesday, March 30; Bakst Auditorium
Interactive learning with Dr. Colin Montpetit

Wednesday, May 25; Hiebert Lounge 

Submit abstracts by April 8

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