August 28, 2016
In the Media
Inaugural PA Program Class Graduates 23
Welcome to the profession!
Watch the commencement video!
First In-the-Nation Partnership Yields Competencies to Address Opioid Crisis
Cross-institutional core competencies for the prevention and management of prescription drug misuse will reach all medical students in the Commonwealth.
Expanding Core Competencies to Combat Opioid Epidemic
BUSM Physician Assistant program leadership joined Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker to announce an expansion of the reach and use of core competencies to combat the opioid crisis.
Amyloid-Related Heart Failure Now Detectable with Imaging Test
Research by Frederick Ruberg, MD and John Berk, MD, finds a type of heart failure caused by amyloid build-up can be accurately diagnosed with an imaging technique, eliminating the need for a biopsy.
Collaboration Yields Insight on India's Emergency Medicine Curriculum, Training Needs
A retrospective study by Gabrielle Jacquet and colleagues is published in the
World Journal of Emergency Medicine.
Brady Named Assistant Dean of GMS
Stephen Brady continue to lead the Master's Program in Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine while serving as Assistant Dean.
Perls to Receive 2016 Joseph T. Freeman Award
Thomas Perls, MD, MPH, FACP has received the Gerontological Society of America 2016 Joseph T.
Meet & Greet with BUMC Public Safety and TranSComm
More than 150 incoming students attended the informal gathering.
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In the Media
The New York Times
Carving the Meat Before Meals, 250,000 Years Ag
James Pokines, PhD
Stressing the Need for Childrens Vision Screenings
Jean Ramsey, MD
Labor Day Parking and Transportation Services
about parking, shuttle and MBTA commuter schedules over the holiday weekend.
Improved Online Database of Funding Application Deadlines
The Office for the Associate Dean of Research has made improvements to the
of funding opportunities.
Faculty Development & Diversity Series:
Study Section Process
with Dr. Andy Henderson
Tuesday, Sept. 6, Noon-1 p.m.; Wilkins Board Room
CME credit offered.
Contact: Robina Bhasin at
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for a full listing of grand rounds, lectures and events for this week.