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  • "Opening Doors"
    Photographs by Patrick J. Saine
    Text by Laura Stephenson Carter and Cara A. Mathews, M.D.

    DMS has had a partnership with a Tanzanian medical school since 2000. What began as a single clinical trial is now a multifaceted exchange program that is opening doors, opening minds, and changing lives.

  • "Dr. Mom & Dad"
    By Katrina Mitchell, M.D.

    When the juggling act of a child or two meets the juggling act of a medical practice or two, there can be a lot of balls in the air. Here, several DMS alumni and faculty reflect on the challenges—and the joys—of balancing patients' needs at work with kids' needs at home.

  • "A Vulnerable Place"
    By Emily R. Transue, M.D.

    A remote Alaskan village. An elderly woman with Alzheimer's disease. The son who cares for her. These are the key elements in an experience that a DMS student had during one of her clerkships. The encounter took place over a decade ago, but its essentials are timeless and universal.

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