A Magazine for Alumni and Friends of Dartmouth Medical School and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
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In which a writer chronicles her final struggle with cancer illuminating a stormy course but elucidating what really matters in the human condition.
In 1994, we profiled several "typical" medical students, exploring in text and photographs what life at DMS was really like. Now, 10 years later, we return to take another look at those profilees' lives. Where are they today? What are they doing? And what do they think the next 10 years will bring?
President Roosevelt started it and Jonas Salk finished it, but the middleman who connected the dots was Dartmouth alumnus Basil O'Connor. "It," of course, was the most burning health problem of the mid-20th centuryfiguring out a way to prevent polio.
A DMS alumna rues the limits of medicine, writing revealingly about the angst that can beset doctors as they face the vagaries and ultimatums of the health-care system. But at the same time, she celebrates the moments of humanity that can occur despite the system's limits.
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News about millions of needless Paps, better breast imaging, adding to drug ads, grinning grads, and much more.
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Dartmouth Medicine seeks to convey the breadth and depth of the education, research, and clinical activities of DMS and DHMC; to serve as a publication of historical record; to stimulate thought and discussion on issues in medicine and medical education; and to reflect the range of opinions and activities among Dartmouth medical students, faculty, and alumni. Among abbreviations used regularly in these pages are DMS (Dartmouth Medical School), DHMC (Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center), MHMH (Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital), DC (Dartmouth College), and HS (housestaff). The opinions of contributors do not necessarily reflect those of DMS or DHMC.
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