BUSM This Week                                                        August 7, 2016
News news

The traditional White Coat Ceremony held Aug. 1 on Talbot Green marked the first steps in the professional journeys for the 189 members of BUSM's Class of 2020. Watch the video.
CityLab has received a $1.3 million Science Education Partnership Award from the NIH that combines afterschool squash training and academic STEM enrichment programs.
BrightFocus Foundation Awards BUSM Researchers $450K

Haiyan Gong, MD, PhD, and Tsuneya Ikezu, MD, PhD, have received awards in the amount of $150,00 and $300,000, respectively.
BUMC Diversity Advisory Group Established

The group will be a sounding board to discuss diversity-related matters on campus, and to provide balanced guidance.

Kathleen Berentsen Swenson Named Genetic Counseling Master's Program Director

An experienced educator and clinician across a broad spectrum of genetic counseling domains. 
In the Media inthemedia
HealthDay News

Diabetes Drug Victoza Might Not Help Advanced Heart Failure Patients
Caroline Apovian, MD
Endocrinology Advisor

What Is the Link Between PTSD and Food Addiction?
Erika Wolf, PhD
USA Today

Concussions Remain a Concern in Kids' Sports
BU CTE research referenced 
Faculty/Staff MBTA Commuting Benefit

A MBTA pass subsidy benefit of 35-50 percent is now available to all regular faculty and staff who order a monthly MBTA pass through Boston University. Learn more.

MBTA Student Discount Available

Receive an 11 percent discount on Sept.-Dec. MBTA passes! Friday, Aug. 12, is the deadline to sign up for this semester. Learn more.

Faculty ActionFacultyAction
A search is underway to fill the Director of the Office of Medical Education who will also serve as an Assistant Dean to the Office of Academic Affairs. Learn more.

Events Events
Please visit the  calendar  for a full listing of grand rounds, lectures and events for this week.


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