October 2017


One of our most collaborative events, the second annual Black History Symposium, occurred earlier in the month, bringing together alumni, faculty, staff, and students from across the medical campus. Alumni presenters spoke on microaggressions that they experienced both when they were younger and today, as medical professionals of color. I want to thank everyone, especially our dedicated alumni, who contributed to the planning or who engaged at the event. As the photos show, it was a success because of you!
I had the opportunity to see our community in action again on Children's Vision Advocacy Day. BUSM students joined many professionals to advocate for a statewide comprehensive children's vision health program. Seeing our dedicated students eager to learn and stand up for future patients was inspiring. It is no surprise that our alumni base is so impressive, when our students from an early point in their medical careers look to better patients everywhere.
Be sure to take a look at the other stories and research discoveries below, as there is no shortage of notable accomplishments from those on and off campus. And, if anyone's work or story inspires you, I encourage you to visit our webpage to support the school, our faculty, and our staff. 

Warm regards, 

Jean E. Ramsey, MD '90 MPH '08
Associate Dean for Alumni Affairs
Vice Chair of Education and Program Director of Ophthalmology
Associate Professor, Ophthalmology and Pediatrics
Alumni in  News

Faculty, staff and students, along with others from the BUMC community, join alumni panel for a program about microaggressions 


BUSM Alumna's paper selected as  cover story for Endocrine News, which goes out to 12,500 endocrinologists worldwide. 


School News

MED's Ann McKee calls findings a hopeful step

Boston Medical Center's cultivated rooftop feeds patients with homegrown produce

Dr. Fitzgerald described as "compassionate in all her actions... a role model of respect, and a wonderful individual who is humble, caring, dedicated, and open to everyone she meets"

With a joint appointment, Andrew Emili will lead  a highly collaborative, multidisciplinary research hub bridging the Medical Campus and Charles River Campus

Students in Action

Adam Hsieh received a $10,000 award from the 2017 TYLENOL Future Care Scholarship

BUSM students join Dr. Ramsey, Associate Dean for Alumni Affairs, at the Massachusetts State House

Twenty-six BUSM students participated in the 27th Annual Rodman Ride for Kids 

Beginning in July and running six weeks, URM students were exposed to a wide range of medical topics. 
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