Summer 2014

The Greater Good

Prompted by a new curricular requirement, more medical students than ever are volunteering in the community

The galvanizing notion first took hold against salt air and cotton fields. In >>

The Boss Who Barked

He could be brusque and opinionated. But however he carried himself, Tufts professor Louis Weinstein ranked as a founding father of the field of infectious diseases

My father’s medical career took an abrupt turn one day in the spring of >>

Father, Brother, Son

Tufts Medical School has touched three generations of this writer’s family

With a photographic memory and almost surreal diagnostic skills, my father was a >>

Home Ice

Cherie Hendrickson left a high-flying Russian hockey career for Tufts’ physician assistant program

First, she had to shoo her teammates out of the room and tell >>

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The Greater Good

Prompted by a new curricular requirement, more medical students than ever are volunteering in the community

The Boss Who Barked

He could be brusque and opinionated. But however he carried himself, Tufts professor Louis Weinstein ranked as a founding father of the field of infectious diseases

Father, Brother, Son

Tufts Medical School has touched three generations of this writer’s family

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TB on the Comeback Trail

Microbiologist works to decipher the defenses of the centuries-old bacteria

Antidepressants and Early Birth

Pregnant women and their doctors should carefully consider potential effects of medication, study finds

The First Spark

Targeted philanthropy supports early stages of promising research into health challenges

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

Lessons from Above

Psychiatrist Ronald Pies culls the wisdom of Judaism, Buddhism and Stoicism for advice in coping with life’s vicissitudes