BUSM  This Week     
January 15, 2017
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Researchers have developed several performance measures for patients taking warfarin that may save lives and money. 

Scott Hayes, PhD, found that older adults with good cardiac fitness may be keeping their brains in good shape.

Congratulations to Vaishali Sanchorawala, MD, who has been appointed Director of the Amyloidosis Center, and named the Wesley and Charlotte Skinner Professor for Research in Amyloidosis.

Experts, including BUSM's Elizabeth Pearce, have released new international guidelines for thyroid disease, which affects more than 300,000 pregnant women each year. 
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Ann McKee, MD

Douglas Comeau, DO

Jasmeet Hayes, PhD


Faculty and students are encouraged to submit nominations for the Stanley L. Robbins Award for Excellence in Teaching. The award is given each year at graduation to an outstanding educator at the School of Medicine who shows distinction in teaching and devotion to students.

Click here more information about the award, including deadlines, guidelines and history.
Jan. 16 Transportation Services Martin Luther King Day

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Thursday, Jan. 19
Noon-2 p.m.
Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge

BU Associate Provost and Dean of Students Kenneth Elmore, JD, will present, "On the Way We Go: Chaos or Community," followed by a town meeting on the current national climate.

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Please visit the  calendar  for a full listing of grand rounds, lectures and events for this week.
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Monday, Jan. 23
2-5 p.m.
Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge

Join a robust panel of BUMC faculty and community leaders, experts on the issue of homelessness, in a discussion about current and planned state and city-wide programs.

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Thursday, Jan. 26
9-10 a.m.
Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge

Visiting Professor Arthur Palmer, PhD, Columbia University, will share insights.

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