Fall 2012

Passion for the Days to Come

Graduates urged to be ‘agents of change’ in a challenging time

The study of medicine always moves in two directions—backward, into the rich history of >>

Stepping Up

At White Coat Ceremony, 200 first-years mark transition from the classroom to patient care

At this year’s White Coat Ceremony on September 15, Beth Lown, ’77, associate professor >>

Top Stories

The Trick of Staying Alive

Prompted by one doctor’s inspired moment in the classroom, a disco hit from the 1970s has morphed into a life-saving soundtrack for cardiac arrest victims around the world

The Baystate Chronicles

We pay a visit to our westernmost affiliate, where first-rate medicine rules

Time Enough

When the roles of being a doctor and being a mom collide, all bets are off

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Nervous Dads, Anxious Daughters

Male mice exposed to chronic social stress early in life produce anxiety-ridden female offspring

Alzheimer’s Pathway

A single brain trauma affects an enzyme associated with the disease

Big Road Blues

Living near a highway can be bad for your health in a million small ways