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Boston Student Health Activist Community Summit

Boston Student Health Activist Community Summit Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 9:30am-4:00pm RSVP: Please click here to register for the summit (FREE) What: Join Boston Student Health Activist Community (BSHAC) for a gathering of students of the health professions, with the shared aim of addressing issues of social justice, human rights, and public health. It will be an […]

Advocacy Ground Rounds: Combating Tropical Diseases – Thursday, 9/25 @ 12pm

The BU Advocacy Training Program will be hosting this year’s first Advocacy Ground Rounds this Thursday!   The details of the event are the following: Title: Innovations in Combating Tropical Diseases Speaker: Kevin Outterson, JD, LL.M. Description: Kevin Outterson, a Professor of Health and Disability Law at BU, will be speaking about new developments and innovations in combating tropical diseases. […]

Student Organization Fair – Tuesday, August 12th, @2:45pm

Meet us at the Student Organization Fair for the Class of 2018!!! It will be held on Tuesday, August 12, at 2:45 pm in the Hiebert Lounge.   We will be talking about what we do as an organization, our plans for this year and how you can be involved throughout your medical school years. […]

BUATP Awarded Best Student/Resident Abstract

This year’s ATP abstract submission to John McCahan Education Day has been selected as the winner for Best Student/Resident Abstract! Nicole Economou and Lou Yu discussed the assessment of structured advocacy training integrated into the third year ob/gyn clerkship. Congratulations Nicole and Lou for this wonderful accomplishment, and many thanks to Dr. Chris Curry and […]

Roundtable on Issues Facing LGBTQ Prisoners Ft. Jason Lydon, Friday April 18th @ 12:15-1:30pm

Want to learn more about what’s going on with prisoners’ health right here in Boston? Want to know how you can help? Come join Physicians for Human Rights, buATP and BUMC Pride as we welcome Jason Lydon, the founder of Black and Pink. Jason will give an introduction to current LGBTQ prisoner issues, prisoner organizing […]

Social Determinants of Health Grand Rounds –Friday, March 21

Please join us and the Department of General Internal Medicine: “Advocacy from the Front Lines of Medicine” Presented by: Jessie Gaeta, M.D. Assistant Professor of Medicine, BUSM Department of General Internal Medicine, BMC Medical director of Barbara McInnis House Friday, March 21, 2014 12:00 PM BU School of Medicine Building, Keefer Auditorium Hope to see […]

Recap: February Grand Rounds: “Can Housing Act as a Vaccine?”

Our first buATP Advocacy Grand Rounds of the year took place on February 5th @ 11:30-12:30pm (in spite of the snow storm!) The discussion, titled “Can Housing Act as a Vaccine?”, was lead by Dr. Sandel, an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the BU Schools of Medicine and Public Health. After sharing how she became […]

SNAP Challenge -buATP in the News!

Our very own second year ATP leader, Fabian Chang was recently involved in organizing a “SNAP Challenge,” during which students were challenged to restrict their food budgets to just $30 per week, the amount that individuals receiving benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or food stamps, are allotted. This challenge, along with comments from […]

Recap: December Advocacy Panel: From medical student to physician advocate

Our end-of-the-year advocacy panel was a success! On Monday, December 2nd, Dr. Curry moderated an advocacy panel of fellow physician advocates Dr. Gaeta, Dr. Rattan, and Dr. Walley. All three shared their thoughts about what advocacy means to them, about what doing advocacy means in their daily practice and life, and about how they got […]

Upcoming Events Around Boston

·         New! December 12: Webinar: Improving Quality & Safety for Diverse Populations: An Innovative Interprofessional Curriculum. 12-1pm. Education for medical and nursing students on strategies to improve quality, address disparities, and achieve equity will be essential in a time of rapid healthcare system change. The Disparities Solutions Center at Massachusetts General Hospital and the MGH Institute of Health Professions […]