April 14th BMC Underground Tour

BUSM Panorama

Join us on April 14 as the BUSM Historical Society will be hosting our first ever BMC Underground Tour. Dr. Douglas Hughes and Dr. Robert Witzburg will be hosting and taking our group through BMC’s old underground tunnels and some of the behind the scenes sites of the old hospitals. We will be sending out invitations to students via email so please RSVP.

Who/What: BUSM Underground Tour by Dr. Douglas Hughes and Dr. Robert Witzburg
How: RSVP Only
When: Monday, April 14, 1:00 PM

John Shaw Billings Talk Follow-Up

BillingsOn December 4, 2012, Professor Emeritus of Surgery and Endocrinology Dr. Robert Beazley spoke to a full audience at BUSM about the life and career of Dr. John Shaw Billings during the 2012-2013 BUSM Historical Society Speaker Series.

His write-up about the subject has been accepted for publication in Endocrine Practice. Check it out in the September/October 2013 issue, 19(5).

Dean Chobanian’s Talk Now Online

Video from Dean Chobanian’s visit with students last fall in honor of the Evans Memorial Department of Medicine’s 100th anniversary is now available on the Past Events and Campus History pages.

Chobanian Lecture from BUSMHS on Vimeo.

Aceso Fall 2013 Submissions

Aceso: The Journal of the BUSM Historical Society is accepting submission for this fall’s issue. We are looking for contributions in the fields of:

  • Medicine in Antiquity
  • History of Medicine, Public Health, and related fields
  • History of Medical Education
  • History of BUSM, BMC, and Boston City Hospital
  • History of Medicine in Boston and in Massachusetts
  • Biographical Essays
  • Ethics/Editorials
  • General Medical History
  • Book Reviews

If you have an interest in these topics, or have a suggestion for another topic, and would like to write an article please contact us at aceso@bu.edu.  We suggest a length or 2000-3000 words, but can be flexible.  Deadline for submissions is August 1, 2013.

Want to write but don’t have a topic? Contact us and we can send you a few ideas.

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    Fall 2012 Aceso is Here!

    The BUSM Historical Society is proud to announce publication of the first issue of Aceso: Journal of the Boston University School of Medicine Historical Society.

    Thank you to our writers for their contributions. We hope the project will benefit the BUSM and BMC community, so please be sure to pass it along.

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