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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