BUSM This Week                                
April 3, 2016

News news
While there's significant progress in understanding the struggles faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities, BUSM's Joshua Safer, MD, FACP, says large gaps remain in understanding all aspects of transgender medicine and health care.

The Medical Campus community gathered March 30 to celebrate the many contributions of Dr. Carlos Kase, who is stepping down as Chief and Chair of Neurology at BMC and BUSM, after 11 years of service. Watch the video.

Each year Boston University holds recognition events to honor employees who have reached service milestones in their careers at BU.
In the Media inthemedia

Repeated Hits to Head More Significant Than Concussions, New Study Suggests 

Robert Stern, PhD

The New York Times

Boston University Study Focuses on Repeated Hits, Not Concussions

Philip Montenigro, MD/PhD Candidate; Robert Stern, PhD, BUSM; Yorghos Tripods, PhD, and Michael McClean, PhD, BUSPH    

On CTE and Athletes, Science Remains in Its Infancy 
Ann McKee, MD; Robert Stern, PhD

Hunger Striker at Guantanamo Bay Slated for Transfer
Sondra Crosby, MD 

Announcements announcements
April 8: Abstracts Due for BUMC McCahan Education Day

11th Annual BUMC McCahan Education Day
Interactive learning with Dr. Colin Montpetit.
Wednesday, May 25; Hiebert Lounge.
Submit abstracts.

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 for nomination information.

The Puppies Are Back!
April 14-15

The North Shore Animal League of America's puppy van, which brings dogs and cats for faculty, students and staff to play with, will be on the Medical Campus, along with Boston Medical Center's Healing Paws therapy dogs.

April 14-15; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Talbot Green

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

Click here for more information and how you can help!

NIH Biosketch Boot Camp
Monday, April 4, Noon-1 p.m.; Wilkins Board Room
Please bring two copies of your biosketch to the seminar

Effective Collaborations with Industry
Tuesday, April 5, 5-6 p.m.; Wilkins Board Room

BUSM faculty are urged to apply now for the 2016-17 Early Career Faculty Development Program. Submit your application by Monday, April 18.  
Events events
Please visit the  calendar  for a full listing of grand rounds, lectures and events for this week. 

BUMC 26th Annual Art Days

Monday-Tuesday, April 4-5, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Hiebert Lounge
Receptions both days at 3 p.m.

Save the Datesavethedate
April 7 Symposium on Preventing Breast Cancer

Thursday, April 7, 5:30-8:00 p.m.; Charles River Campus, 1 Silber Way, Trustee Ballroom
Read more.
BUSM General Faculty Meeting

Wednesday, May 4, 2-3 p.m.; BUSM Instructional Building, L112


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