Summer 2013

Denial of Care

Many doctors decline to treat patients who use wheelchairs, according to Baystate study

More than 20 years after Congress passed the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, >>

Finding the Good Life

A Maine Track graduate heads home to pursue a career in rural medicine

“I want to give back to the community that raised me with a career >>

Competitive Company

Medical school ranks high in number of applicants

For the first time, Tufts is ranked among the top 10 medical schools in >>

High Marks for Patient Safety

Three Tufts hospitals rank among the best in the country

A recent survey has honored three Tufts-affiliated hospitals as among the best in the >>

Eating by the Clock

Late lunchers may be more susceptible to weight gain

Whatever your diet consists of, when you eat may play a significant role in >>

Autism on the Rise

Mild or delayed cases contribute to more diagnoses

A recent phone survey of parents done by the Centers for Disease Control and >>

HIV Breakthrough

Apparent cure of infant with AIDS earns alumna international acclaim

For her trailblazing work as the leader of a medical team that cured a >>

National Office

Paul Summergrad, the Dr. Francis S. Arkin Professor and chair of psychiatry at the >>

Disaster Medicine

When word reached Tufts Medical Center that there had been explosions near the finish line >>

Top Stories

The Viral Thief

Bacteria and viruses are waging a constant battle, with countless twists and turns in the fight for supremacy

Onto the Sure-Footed Path

A venturesome new program brought a talented cohort of UMass-Boston students to the medical school, expanding their personal visions of what might be

Dearly Departed

Just hired after a successful career as a funeral home director, Brian McKinney is determined to bring gross anatomy at Tufts into the 21st century

Community Health Activist

Elyse LaFond, ’15, secured a $30,000 grant for prenatal care services at Sharewood

Editor's Picks

HIV Breakthrough

Apparent cure of infant with AIDS earns alumna international acclaim

Tick, Tick, Tick

What looks like Lyme disease may be a completely different illness

What Changes and What Endures

Despite economic turbulence, medical and Sackler graduates should prevail

On Designer Babies

Genetic enhancement of human embryos is not a practice for civil societies