Monthly Archives: September 2013

Advocacy Grand Rounds Feedback

We have been so excited to see the excellent turnout at each of our Advocacy Grand Rounds sessions so far. It’s great to see so many students interested in advocacy, and we hope you will all continue to get involved with buATP this year! That being said, we want to make our Advocacy Grand Rounds […]

The Mismeasure of Poverty

Check out this article from the New York Times this month reflecting on the current poverty levels in the US. Thanks to Matt for sharing!

Getting to Know the First Years!

Our ATP Leaders had a wonderful time meeting some of the new first year medical students interested in getting involved with ATP over dinner at Fire and Ice this past Monday. They offered great new ideas and lots of enthusiasm, and we’re hopeful we’ll see them all again at SPA 1 this year!     […]

Nepal & Water: A Complex Stream

Several of our ATP leaders have had exciting opportunities to spend this year abroad working on global health projects. Here’s a reflection on access to clean water written by Matt Fleming, who is spending his year in Nepal. ———————————————— Nepal & Water: A Complex Stream Matthew Fleming   Nepal, according to the signs that greet […]

Opportunity for Written Advocacy: In-Training.org

Much of advocacy is simply crafting and sharing a message about a topic of interest with the public, and one of the best ways to reach a wider audience is through writing. In-Training is an online magazine written and peer edited by medical students that welcomes writers with any amount of experience to write on […]

Yale Global Health and Innovation Conference – Call for Abstracts!

You may be interested in attending or presenting at the Global Health & Innovation Conference at Yale, which is the world’s largest and leading global health conference as well as the largest social entrepreneurship conference.  For those interested in presenting at the conference, we are currently accepting abstracts for presentation, and the final abstract deadline is […]

Social Determinants of Health Grand Rounds – Thurs, Sept 12

Please join us and the Infectious Disease Department: “The Burden of Infectious Diseases in the Incarcerated Population” Presented by: Josiah Rich, M.D. Co-Director of The Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights Professor of Medicine and Community Health at Brown Medical School Thursday, September 12, 2013 12:00 PM BU School of Medicine Building, Room L112 […]