Boston University
School of Medicine Alumni Newsletter
May  2015



One of the great benefits of my role in Alumni Affairs at BUSM is hearing about the work alumni are doing and sharing their stories to inspire reflections on-and conversations about-issues in health care and medical education.  This is especially true this time of year.


The spring brings much energy to the medical school.  The Class of 2015 experienced the annual rite of passage on Match Day which for some is more life changing than the walk across the stage at Commencement.


Students mark the end of their first year with an emotional and meaningful Anatomy Memorial Service to honor their anatomy donors and families of the donors.  They have an opportunity to showcase and share  their summer research projects as a part of the Medical Student Summer Research Program.


To help ease stress of studies, students find creative outlets in sports, music and art.  You can see some of the creative works in their recently published Whorl Magazine.  

This May marked a personal milestone--my 25th reunion from BUSM.  Many alumni gathered in the city and on campus for variety of Alumni Weekend festivities, but reconnecting with my own classmates was most meaningful. 


We were honored to have Christine Hunter '80 present Grand Rounds, and it was a pleasure to recognize Dr. Sophia Dyer '93 with the 2015 Distinguished Alumna Award for her extraordinary career in Emergency Medicine.


BUSM continues to thrive and flourish.  We are grateful for your interest and support.  And as always, our door is open. Please come by and say hello.  





Jean Ramsey, MD '90 MPH '08 

Associate Dean for Alumni Affairs

Vice Chair of Education and Program Director of Ophthalmology

Associate Professor, Ophthalmology and Pediatrics

Alumni in the News


Harold Reitman MED '74 


"All brains are different"... Fort Lauderdale doc-turned-author 


Barry M. Manuel MED '58

Honored by the Massachusetts Medical Society



Richard Shemin '74

Performed successful surgery on basketball legend, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar  


Jean Ramsey MED '90



Received Dr. Allen Crocker Health Services Award 

Students in Action

Medical Students Showcase Their Summer Research


BUSM's second year medical students share the research they conducted over the summer through the Medical Student Summer Research Program (MSSRP).


Match Day 2015


BUSM Fourth-Year Students Learn  Where They Are Headed

Four BUSM Students Chosen as MMS Scholars




The Massachusetts Medical Society has announced its
 selections of MMS Scholars for 2015.
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Alumni Weekend 2015

Match Day 2015

Class of 1962 Mini Reunion

Creative Arts Society

BUSM  Gross Anatomy 
Memorial Service 

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