The Phoenix Society's World Burn Congress is an annual international conference that brings together more than 800 burn survivors, their families, care givers, burn care professionals and firefighters.More...
Dr. Goverman, burn surgeon at MGH and member of BH-BIMS team: “He’s so positive. Whatever happens, he’s going to have a good outcome.”More...
Boston-Harvard Burn Injury Study: Effects of tDCS on chronic pain and itch following burn injury. Principal Investigator: Dr. Felipe Fregni Study Contact: Kayleen Weaver - firstname.lastname@example.org This study is investigating a non-invasive method of brain stimulation (Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation-…More...
The Boston-Harvard Burn Injury Model System (BH-BIMS) in Boston, MA has a diverse and active group of burn injury clinicians and researchers. Our goal is to provide the best possible care for patients with burn injury. BH-BIMS is a collaborative research effort between Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and Shriners Hospital for Children - Boston to improve care for burn survivors. For more information, please see our "About Us" page!
Connect with the National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Resarch
The mission of the National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) is to bring a high quality of care and improve the quality of life for people with disabilities. As part of their mission, the Burn Injury Model System contributes to the Burn Data Coordinating Center - established in 1994 - gathering data from several national sites on burn care and health outcomes.
The MSKTC has many resources available about the Burn Injury Model System, including helpful flyers and handouts about injury - and also the contact information for Model System sites nationwide.
View the MSKTC's newest slideshow, Social Interaction after Burn Injury
Do you have pain or itching due to a burn injury?
If you are over the age of 18, you may be eligible to participate in this research study.
This study involves a method of non-invasive brain stimulation called Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS), and is part of the Boston-Harvard Burn Injury Model System.
For more information, contact us at email@example.com or at 617-952-6155.
Reintegration After Burn Injury and Severe Trauma:
Experiences and Strategies for Personal and Family Recovery
When: June 13, 2013 from 12-1pm
Where: Shriners Hospital
51 Blossom St
Boston, MA 02114
Auditorium, 1st Floor
Come hear from five survivors
about their roads to recovery and renewal
or call 617-952-6311
The Station Nightclub Fire Recalled- Boston-Harvard Burn Injury Model System Doctors Envision the Future of Burn Care
BH-BIMS Program Director, Dr. Jeffrey Schneider and Director of Clinical Care, Dr. Colleen Ryan, investigate the long-term outcomes for burn survivors from this historic event in Rhode Island.
Read the article from WBUR's CommonHealth here.
Read the complete article, "The Long-Term Impact of Physical and Emotional Trauma: The Station Nightclub Fire" in the scientific journal PLOS One here.
Article featuring Dr. Schneider in Harvard Medical School magazine, Harvard Medicine
This article focuses on the art of New Jersey-based artist, Doug Auld, who creates portraits of burn survivors. Entitled "Surface Tension", this article includes commentary by Program Director Dr. Jeffrey Schneider.
Read the complete article and see Auld's art here.