The Upstream Doctors

The M18 Common Book is The Upstream Doctors by Dr. Rishi Manchanda, M.D., M.P.H., TUSM alumnus 2003. The book examines social and environmental determinants of health and emphasizes the importance of addressing these “upstream” issues in order to positively impact health and healthcare. This summer, all incoming first-year medical students at TUSM will receive a copy of The Upstream Doctors by Dr. Rishi Manchanda, M.D., M.P.H., TUSM alumnus 2003 as part of the Common Book Program developed by Tisch College. The Common Book program provides a shared intellectual experience for incoming students to explore the core Tufts value of active citizenship as an integral part of the medical profession. The Upstream Doctors examines social and environmental determinants of health and emphasizes the importance of addressing these “upstream” issues in order to positively impact health and healthcare. Find out more>>