Presentation on theme: "Establishment of BUSM and Affiliated Hospitals on the Medical Campus 1848 New England Female Medical College founded 1855 Mass. Homeopathic Hospital founded."— Presentation transcript:
Establishment of BUSM and Affiliated Hospitals on the Medical Campus 1848 New England Female Medical College founded 1855 Mass. Homeopathic Hospital founded (1918 Mass. Memorial Hosp.; 1965 University Hosp.) 1866 Boston City Hospital founded 1873NEFMC merges with BU to become Boston University School of Medicine
New England Female Medical College Becomes BUSM 1873 Group of 7 MD’s led by Israel Tisdale Talbot expulsed from Mass. Med. Soc. for practicing homeopathy 1873 Talbot negotiates transfer of NEFMC to Boston University 1873 Talbot appointed Dean, BUSM (tenure 1873-1897) 1886 BUSM students allowed to train at BCH under supervision of “regular” physicians 1918BUSM drops association with homeopathy 1930 BU Medical Service is established at BCH
The Bequest of Maria Antoinette Evans 1910 Original gift to fund first building (opened 3/6/1912) 1912 $60,000 for endowment 1913 $100,00 added to endowment 1918 Securities of unspecified value added on Mrs. Evans’ death
Mrs. Evans’ Vision Regarding her Bequests The Evans Department of Clinical Research should combine clinical research, research training, and public education Clinical research, clinical care, and teaching should be closely interrelated Hospital beds for patient care should be directed by researchers Laboratories should be restricted to research activities
Directors of the Evans Memorial Frank C. Richardson1912 - 1919 Henry M. Pollock1918 - 1930 Allan Rowe1930 - 1934 Reginald Fitz1934 - 1939 Chester S. Keefer1939 - 1961 Robert W. Wilkins1962 - 1972 Norman G. Levinsky1972 - 1997 Joseph Loscalzo1997 - 2005 Thomas Moore (ad interim)2005 - 2006 David Coleman2006 - present
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Selected Faculty Appointments during the Wilkins Tenure Norman G. Levinsky, M.D.Edward A. Alexander, M.D. Jay D. Coffman, M.D.Edgar M. Cathcart, M.D. Alan S. Cohen, M.D.Sidney Cooperband, M.D. Thomas R. Dawber, M.D.Robert Levin, M.D. Robert Donaldson, M.D.Roger Lester, M.D. Jacob Lemman, Jr., M.D.Judith Vaitukaitis, M.D. James Melby, M.D.Leah Lowenstein, M.D. Thomas Ryan, M.D.Donald Small, M.D. Gordon Snider, M.D.Louis Sullivan, M.D. Herbert Teager, M.D.Aram V. Chobanian, M.D.
Boston VA and BU Medical Service Affiliation of VA with BUSM, HMS and TUSM in 1952 Merger of VA facilities in 1998 to create Boston VA Health Care System. The VA is a key institution for the education of BUSM medical students and residents and helps support more than 100 BUSM faculty. Major BUSM research programs exist currently at the VA
Payor Mix for Boston Medical Center (1996 projected) Payment SourcesBCHBUMCHNew BMC Medicare15%44%29% Medicaid27%8%18% BC/BS2%13%7% HMO9%16%12% Other commercial4%9%7% Self-pay and others43%8%27%
Cardiovascular MedicineHematology/Oncology Wilson S. Colucci, MDDavid Seldin, MD, PhD Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training UnitHypertension David Felson, MD, MPHHaralambos Gavras, MD Computational BiomedicineInfectious Diseases Avrum Spira, MDJerrold J. Ellner, MD Endocrinology, Diabetes, Nutrition, and WeightNephrology Alan Farwell, MD, Interim Section ChiefDavid J. Salant, MD GastroenterologyPreventive Medicine and Epidemiology David Nunes, MD, Interim Section ChiefVasan S. Ramachandran, MD General Internal MedicinePulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine Jeffrey H. Samet, MD, MPH,David M. Center, MD Genetics ProgramRheumatology Lindsay A. Farrer, PhDRobert W. Simms, MD GeriatricsVascular Biology Lisa B. Caruso, MD, MPH, Interim Section ChiefRichard A. Cohen, MD Molecular Medicine Herbert T. Cohen, MD Section Chiefs, Department of Medicine