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Med Students Address Burden of Healthcare Costs With New Speaker Series

The cost of healthcare and the downstream effects it can have on a patient — financially and medically — can be devastating. Two of our medical students are looking to…

McNamara Named Director of the Beirne B. Carter Center for Immunology

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Coleen McNamara, MD, as Director of the Beirne B. Carter Center for Immunology (“Carter Immunology Center,” or CIC), effective December 1, 2020.…

SOM Launching New Mentoring Program for Early-Career Faculty

Last fall, the Office of Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development piloted a mentoring program for newly hired, early-career faculty that was embraced by both faculty mentors and mentees and will…

Has the Tenure Clocked Stopped Ticking? Here’s What You Need to Know

We have recently received questions about the tenure clock. As a reminder, due to COVID-19, faculty on the tenure clock who were hired before April 1, 2020, have automatically been…

Sept. 14-18: Second-Year Generalist Scholars Present Primary Care Week

Sept. 14-18, the second-year Generalist Scholars Program students at the School of Medicine will present Primary Care Week. Here is a list of scheduled events open to all: THE IMPACT OF COVID…

Why I’m Wearing a Mask (and You Should, Too!)

While there is still much we need to learn about COVID-19, we do know that the best, most reliable, and cheapest way to stem its spread is by doing two…