Spring 2014

Inside Obamacare

One of the architects of the Affordable Care Act talks about its lesser-known benefits

Since it became law in 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) has >>

To Be of Service

Students in new program will concentrate on urban health

Ten first-year medical students have been selected for the inaugural class of the Service >>

Neuroscience Additions

Two new faculty members join medical school department

The Department of Neuroscience has added two new researchers to its ranks, Thomas Biederer, >>

Carrying It Forward

These four alums provide support and guidance for the next generation of caregivers

At Commencement each year, new graduates of Tufts School of Medicine are poised for >>

Springboard for Discovery

Gift encourages collaboration to expand the possibilities of cancer research

Charlotte Kuperwasser Photo: Kelvin Ma

The question of how healthy cells turn into cancerous ones >>

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Tell Me More

Because interviewing patients effectively is such a precious skill in medicine, Tufts has redoubled its emphasis on teaching students how to do it right

Remembering Jane

A virtuoso physician, teacher and hematologist, Jane Desforges, ’45, cared for patients in a way that has students and colleagues, decades later, still marveling at her example

Into the Big Picture

Elizabeth Kong, a geneticist by training, loves getting people excited about science. Now, as director of a brand-new exhibit space at the Museum of Science, she does that every day

When Swimming in a River Can Make a Child Sick for Life

At a handful of labs in the world, including several at Tufts, the hunt is on for a cure for a debilitating infection that afflicts 200 million people

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A Life Regained

Overcoming the odds for her critically wounded patient came naturally

The Unasked Question

Military service is too often left out of the patient’s medical profile

Inside Obamacare

One of the architects of the Affordable Care Act talks about its lesser-known benefits

Carrying It Forward

These four alums provide support and guidance for the next generation of caregivers

Watching Fish Swim

The pastime could lead to better artificial limbs and nimbler submarines