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Noah Rosenberg, MD, a 2012 School of Medicine graduate in his first year of family medicine residency at the Barre Health Center, writes about a spiritual experience that he had recently on the wards. Noah is a three-time winner of the UMMS Richard Berlin Writing Competition.
Carole Upshur, EdD, professor of family medicine & community health and the department’s director of research training and development, shares reflections from medical students about patient-centered medical homes (PCMH).
Vinny Minichiello, SOM ’13, and family medicine residency candidate, has clearly had some revelations during his short medical career, lessons that can take others a lifetime in medicine to realize. These include the importance of integrative medicine, medical humility and the importance of questioning current medical practice constantly.
Kathy Maier, MD, a graduate of Barre Family Health Center now practicing at Sterling Family Medicine, shares her thoughts about her patient "George."
Stacy Potts, MD, assistant professor of family medicine & community health and director of the department’s Worcester Family Medicine Residency, aptly sums up what many in the medical profession strive for and struggle with daily.
Warren Ferguson, MD, associate professor and vice chair of family medicine & community health, has written his latest reflection about ordering lab tests. In fact, it is about much more than that—it is about clusters of disease, lab panels and does finding a disease early always help others?
Vinny Minichiello SOM '13 reflects on integrative medicine -- “the practice of medicine that reaffirms the importance of the relationship between practitioner and patient, focuses on the whole person, is informed by evidence, and makes use of all appropriate therapeutic approaches, health care professionals and disciplines to achieve optimal health and healing.”
Carlos Lois, PhD, associate professor of neurobiology, talks about his research, his path to a career in science and his current Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development of the National Institutes of Health Investigating the role of CNTNAP2 gene in vocal learning in mutant songbirds.