Division of Graduate Medical Sciences at Boston University School of Medicine

Introduction

The Division of Graduate Medical Sciences (GMS) at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) is a recognized leader in research and graduate education in biomedical sciences. Our more than 900 students can choose from 33 fields of study, with interdisciplinary programs available in many areas. Students may pursue Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degrees in 15 different Departments and Programs. Masters degrees may be earned in many of these fields as well as in Medical Sciences, Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine, Clinical Research and other scientific and health services oriented disciplines. Certificates are also available in several areas of study.

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GMS is located in the historic South End of Boston in the hub of a modern urban academic health center,Boston University Medical Center(BUMC), which includesBoston University School of Medicine,Boston University School of Public Healthand theBoston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine. Also on campus isBoston Medical Center, one of Boston’s leading teaching hospitals and the primary teaching affiliate of BUSM. Together, these institutions boast a world-classfacultywith many established collaborations between clinical and basic science investigators. This provides a unique opportunity for students to participate in translational and cross-disciplinary research using state-of-the-art core facilities (e.g. imaging, flow cytometry, proteomics and gene expression analysis). Visit ourStudent Lifepage to learn more about life on campus and in Boston.

History

Boston University Medical School has a rich history dating back to 1848 when it began as the New England Female Medical College. Notably, it was the first institution in the world to offer medical education to women and also to graduate the first black woman physician. In 1873, the medical college merged with Boston University, becoming the first coeducational medical school in the nation.

BUSM is now home to nearly 1600 graduate and medical students who have chosen to pursue advanced degrees in an institution committed to excellence in training the scientists, physicians and biomedical educators of tomorrow guided by the institutional learning objectives,BU CARES.

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Programs

This school also offers:

Certificate

Online Graduate Certificate Program in Clinical Research

Online Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 USA Boston

Clinical research is the fastest growing discipline in the burgeoning medical device and pharmaceutical industries. Keeping pace with the ever-increasing body of knowledge and new regulatory procedures generated by advances in clinical research is critical to career success. [+]

Clinical research is the fastest growing discipline in the burgeoning medical device and pharmaceutical industries. Keeping pace with the ever-increasing body of knowledge and new regulatory procedures generated by advances in clinical research is critical to career success.

The objective of the Nondegree program is to provide an in-depth understanding of the scientific fundamentals of human research.

The Curriculum provides an in-depth understanding of key, fundamental elements of clinical research, including:

Clinical trial design and conduct Clinical research regulations Good clinical practices of research Critical evaluation of the medical, research literature Who can benefit from this program? ... [-]

MSc

MS in Clinical Research (MSCR)

Campus Online & Campus Combined Full time 12 months September 2019 USA Boston + 1 more

The MSCR program teaches students the scientific fundamentals of human research. Courses in our curriculum provide an in-depth look at all of the key elements in clinical research. [+]

Program Highlights…

*The Clinical Research program is now designed as a one year program for Full Time students *Students will be prepared for the National Certification Exams *Students will write a publishable research paper

Thank you for your interest in the Master of Science in Clinical Research Program (MSCR) within the Boston University School of Medicine. Located in the South End of Boston, the program has been in existence since 2001. As an entity of BUSM, students are provided with opportunities and are exposed to resources that are part of the School of Medicine, the School of Public Health, the Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Boston Medical Center, two VA Administrations, and BioSquare. All of this offers students endless opportunities for personal, academic and professional development.... [-]


Contact

Address 72 East Concord Street L-315
02118 Boston, Massachusetts, USA