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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Evaluating Medical Students on Preventive Health Metrics in a Student Clinic

Great new article from The Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved: Measuring and Assessing Preventive Medicine Services in a Student-Run Free Clinic: Jason Zucker, MD, Janet Lee, MD, Mamoona Khokhar, MD, Robin Schroeder, MD, and Steven Keller, PhD Evaluates patients seen in a student-run clinic in terms of reaching published goals for preventive health screenings (ie healthy people 2010/2020). Really […]

Follow us on Twitter!

We’ll be tweeting live updates from our classes and other cool stuff about advocacy both at BU and abroad. Follow us at @BU_ATP (https://twitter.com/BU_ATP)

Advocacy Grand Rounds: March 25th

“Five Start-Up Principles to Turn Your Ideas Into Action” Vlad Gyster, CEO, H.Engage Monday, March 25th, 5:30-6:30pm, L210.

Featured on BU TODAY!

BUATP is one of the key stories for the January 14th edition of BU TODAY! Check it out here!