CSL in the News

The articles below showcase the range of ways that TUSM students are engaged with the local and global community.
  • 12.12.16

    New Service Learning Initiatives at Tufts School of Medicine

    New Service Learning Initiatives at Tufts School of Medicine

    In 2015, the Tisch College and Tufts University School of Medicine Community Service Learning Program received a generous gift from Harold Seifer, M.D., M52, M85P and Gerda Seifer, M85P. Full Story »

  • 9.9.16

    Faculty Recognized for Service Learning

    Dr. Mark Pearlmutter stopped by to visit Dr. Shirley Gonzalez on a Saturday morning TEEEN® session at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center to check out the program in action.

    Dr. Shirley Gonzalez received the inaugural 2016 Tisch College and Tufts University School of Medicine (TUSM) Community Service Learning (CSL) Faculty Award. Full Story »

  • 2.29.16

    Empowering Youth through IDEAS in Medicine

    One of the School of Medicine’s most successful service learning projects is IDEAS in Medicine, which sends medical students to local schools in underserved communities. Full Story »

  • 5.7.15

    Going to Jail

    Tufts medical students bring health workshops to South Bay House of Correction

    Tufts medical students bring health workshops to South Bay House of Correction. Full Story »

  • 7.1.14

    The Upstream Doctors

    The Fall 2014 Common Book is The Upstream Doctors by Dr. Rishi Manchanda, M.D., M.P.H, TUSM alumnus 2003. Full Story »

  • 6.4.14

    Accessible Healthcare on Maine's Coast

    Miranda Rogers, M17, is working on a survey to assess the health needs of Maine’s fishermen, with the goal of setting up a mobile clinic that can provide care along the coast. Full Story »

  • 4.16.14

    2014-2015 Schweitzer Fellows

    Four students from Tufts University School of Medicine—Connie Chung, Angela Coombs, Amy Ni, and Vaidehi Pidaparti—were named Schweitzer Fellows for 2014-2015 They will spend the next year learning to effectively address the social factors that impact health, and developing lifelong leadership skills. Full Story »

  • 7.1.13

    Ask Me Why I Hurt

    The Fall 2013 Common Book is Ask Me Why I Hurt by Dr. Randy Christensen, M.D., TUSM alumnus 1995. Full Story »

  • 6.1.13

    Community Health Activist

    Elyse LaFond, M15, secured a grant for The Sharewood Project that will pay for routine prenatal care, including blood tests, STD testing, and prenatal vitamins. Full Story »

  • 4.16.13

    2013-2014 Schweitzer Fellows

    One student from Tufts University School of Medicine—Morgan Younkin—was named a Schweitzer Fellow for 2013-2014 He will spend the next year learning to effectively address the social factors that impact health, and developing lifelong leadership skills. Full Story »

  • 10.2.12

    A Patient Guide

    Moe Zeidan, M15, describes the experience that inspired his Schweitzer Fellowship project providing patient support and guidance during emergency department visits.  Full Story »

  • 7.2.12

    My Rotation as a Substitute Teacher

    Michael Kemmer, A99, M14, F14, writes about his rotation on a Native American Reservation in South Dakota. Full Story »

  • 7.1.12

    The Best Care Possible

    The Fall 2012 Common Book is The Best Care Possible by Dr. Ira Byock, M.D. Full Story »

  • 6.4.12

    Tufts in Haiti

    A group of seven students from Tufts University School of Medicine and the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy spent seven weeks in Haiti this summer under the direction of Dr. Mark Pearlmutter, M84. Full Story »

  • 4.16.12

    2012-2013 Schweitzer Fellows

    Two students from Tufts University School of Medicine—Mio Tamanaha and Mohamed Zeidan—were named Schweitzer Fellows for 2012-2013. They will spend the next year learning to effectively address the social factors that impact health, and developing lifelong leadership skills. Full Story »