Tufts University School of Medicine
On March 15th, Tufts fourth-year medical students gathered with friends, family and faculty on the 4th floor of the Medical Education Building to celebrate Match Day and learn where their residency program matches will take them—professionally and geographically—after graduation.
The new Tufts Center for Integrated Management of Antimicrobial Resistance (CIMAR) is tackling one of the biggest global health concerns. By capitalizing on the existing strengths of Tufts schools and Tufts Medical Center and tapping faculty already working in the field from across the university, CIMAR is poised to become an internationally recognized center and trailblazer in AMR management.
Phil Haydon was just fifteen years old when he suffered a severe brain injury that resulted in post-traumatic epilepsy. Today he’s the Chair of Tufts School of Medicine’s Department of Neuroscience, and in November of 2021 he plans to set sail from Boston and circumnavigate the globe on a fifty-foot yacht to raise awareness and money for epilepsy research.
School of Medicine News
The Hirsh Health Sciences Library isn’t just books and journals—librarians did a deep dive into the collection to fill us in on some of their most unusual items and best-kept secrets.
A generous gift by Ghahreman Khodadad will fund research at Tufts on the neurological underpinnings of extreme self-centeredness.
The director of the Tufts Medical Center Outpatient Pulmonary Clinic explains why the vaping epidemic, especially among teenagers, needs to be addressed.
Tufts Physician Assistant students are getting a new worldview, thanks to a clinical rotation in South Africa at the University of Witwatersrand.
Alvar Gustafson, who died October 13 at age seventy-two, put students first. During his more than forty years at Tufts University, he taught medical, dental, and veterinary students, earning a reputation as an inspiring professor at each school. He was the founding faculty director of the medical school’s Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences (MBS), created to strengthen the credentials of students applying to medical, dental, or other health-sciences programs.
For over three decades, the biggest country stars—Johnny Cash, Larry Gatlin, Wynonna Judd, and Mandy Moore—have trusted one team with their most previous instruments: otolaryngologist Robert Ossoff, D73, M75, and the Vanderbilt Voice Center.