Category: Events

Category: Events

Health Equity Leader Julie Morita to Deliver Sargent College Virtual Commencement Address

Julie Morita, MD, executive vice president of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), will deliver the 2021 Sargent College virtual commencement address. As the nation’s largest private philanthropy dedicated solely to improving the nation’s health, RWJF is focused on advancing health equity where everyone in America has a fair and just opportunity to live the […]

BU hosts symposium on immigrant health care, advocates health equity for all

(4/16/2021, The Daily Free Press) Though COVID-19 has largely dominated health-related news since last year, health inequities and immigrant vulnerabilities are still critical topics that persisted before the pandemic. Boston University School of Medicine, BU School of Public Health, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and the Boston Medical Center co-hosted the “Immigrant Health […]

BU Friends and Family Weekend: Sargent College “Office Hours,” Oct 16

Join us for our virtual Family & Friends Weekend!  BU has put together more than thirty complimentary events and programs for our BU community. Schedule of Events Sargent College “Office Hours” Friday, October 16, 4-5 p.m. ET Join our Program Directors, Academic Counselors, Associate Dean for Digital Learning, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, and Dean of […]

Virtual Professional Development Workshops

We are pleased to announce the virtual Sargent College Professional Development Workshops Series sponsored in partnership with the Sargent College Alumni Association and the BU Center for Career Development(CCD). These events, available to Sargent undergraduates, allow students to advance their professional development and network with Sargent alumni. We developed this workshop series in response to […]

Alumni Professional Development Workshop: “Networking A to Z” | Nov 2

This workshop will show you how networking is as easy as “P.I.E”. Utilize this simple methodology to formulate your Pitch, leave an Impression, and Execute the follow up to maintain the relationship. Then take the opportunity to practice by networking with Sargent alumni! Presented by Fernando J. Limbo III (’16) Search Consultant, Howard Fischer Associates Monday, November 2, […]

Alumni Professional Development Workshop: “Finding your Passion” | Oct 19

This workshop will help you take your passion and interests and begin to shape and form them. Through a personality inventory (taken prior to the workshop), self-reflection, and group activities with Sargent alumni, you’ll gain the confidence and focus to take the next steps in both your academic and professional endeavors. Presented by Fernando J. […]

“Getting Real about Social Determinants of Health” with Dr. Donald Berwick

“If you want to improve health, you have to reduce inequity,” said Donald Berwick, a pediatrician and an expert on healthcare quality and improvement, who delivered Sargent’s 2019 Meredith E. Drench Lecture, “Start Here: Getting Real about Social Determinants of Health.” Using New York City’s subway map, Berwick highlighted how inequality affects health. On a […]

Sargent Mentors Win Annual Academic Advising Awards

(2/28/20, BU Today) The Undergraduate Academic Advising Awards are given each year to advisors “who have engaged students in the collaborative process of advising and have had a significant impact on students’ academic careers.” Clinical associate professor of occupational therapy Nancy Lowenstein, who has been an advisor ever since coming to BU in 1999, knows […]