Upcoming Events

Seventh Annual Lynne Stevens Memorial Lecture

 Human Trafficking and Health  Care: Identification, Assessment  and  Response

  Speaker: Elaine Alpert MD MPH

  Tuesday May 24, 2016

 12:00 – 1:00 PM

 Boston University School of  Medicine

 72 East Concord Street, Room L110 first floor

 Attendees are cordially invited for lunch at 11:45

and  Q & A discussion from 1-2 following lecture

 Lenne StevensElaine Alpert MD, MPH is a renowned scholar  in family violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking at the University of British Columbia who consults internationally regarding education, policy, public health and prevention. The Founding Chair of the Massachusetts Medical Society Committee on  Violence Intervention and Prevention, Dr. Alpert is the author of a number of important publications, most recently serving as the lead author of  Intimate Partner Violence: the    Clinician’s Guide to Identification, Assessment, Intervention and Prevention (6th ed. 2015), Human     Trafficking: A Guidebook on Identification, Assessment, and Response in the Health Care Setting (2014) as well as online continuing medical education about domestic and sexual violence. Dr. Alpert had a     25-year career at Boston University   Medical Center as a general internist, medical educator, public health faculty member and Assistant Dean before moving to Canada with a Fulbright to develop and teach  interprofessional courses in   violence  prevention and intervention at UBC where she served as the  Director of the Interpersonal Violence Prevention Program and created the UBC Violence Intervention and Prevention Connector.

 Picture2Lynne Stevens, LICSW, BCD (1946-2009) was the director of the Responding to Violence Against Women Program and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine. She was a clinician, activist and researcher who worked locally, nationally and internationally, specializing in evaluation of the quality of care offered to women who were victims of violence.

Faculty Development Program

“Critical Thinking Strategies for  Health Professional Education”

Save the Date: December 21-22

Dr. Gerald Nosich

Dr. Gerald Nosich

Dr. Gerald Nosich is a noted authority on critical thinking and has given more than 250 workshops on all aspects of teaching critical thinking.                                                                                          Since the mid-1980s he has taught critical thinking across the curriculum.

This special joint faculty development program will be held on:

  • Monday,  Dec. 21, All Faculty
  • Tuesday,  Dec.  22, Course Directors, Program Directors

Space is limited, so please reserve a seat. 

RSVP: ksmaelli@bu.edu (Please indicate the school and department with which you are affiliated)

Sponsored by: School of Medicine:  Physician Assistant Program: Sargent College




9/20/15: DFM Picnic, 12pm at Griggs Park in Brookline

8/6/15: Estragon Happy Hour at 5pm in the South End

8/5/15: FPF BBQ BASH


  • When: 8/5/2015
  • Where: Talbot Green
  • Time: 5-7pm


6/15: STFM 2016 Presentation Submission Deadline

The conference on Medical Student Education will be held January 28-31, 2016 at the Phoenix Sheraton Downtown Hotel in Phoenix, AZ.

Please contact Miriam Hoffman at mhoffman@bu.edu for questions regarding presentation ideas.


5/20: 10th Annual John McCahan Medical Campus Education Day

8:30am-3:15pm; Hiebert Lounge

Attend Education Day to:

  • Network with other creative educators in the BUMC community
  • Showcase your innovations and ideas in classroom, clinical, and lab teaching
  • Cultivate your teaching skills

BUMC faculty, fellows, residents, students, and staff who are interested in educational innovations and scholarship are encouraged to participate.


5/19: World Family Doctor Day



Staff Massage – FREE

FREE 10-Minute Massage!

The OEM Clinic is offering free 10-minute massages to all staff members! Massages are by appointment only!

To make an appointment please contact:
Eva Alberts at ext 88424 or eva.alberts@bmc.org