Students lounged on the grand staircase, soaking up some sun on a cooler-than-normal summer day. Behind them, bicycles were parked at a rack next to the entrance. Inside, students filled just about every available seating space, talking excitedly and making introductions.
Air Force Grant Targets Medical Evacuation
In the middle of an active war zone, your gut screams to move critically injured patients out of harm’s way as soon as possible. But science cautions that may not be best for long-term recovery.
Legacy Lives on Through Scholarship
Seemingly insurmountable grief reflects in Jody Forman Fall’s eyes when she recalls the spring of 2007. It was April, and her only child, Rob Forman, 36, lay critically ill at University Hospital (UH) with a virus that had attacked his heart.
Researchers to Study Why Symptoms Differ Among Some LAM Patients
Lymphangioleiomyomatosis, or LAM, is a rare but serious lung disease that may cause severe respiratory symptoms in the patients it affects. The often-fatal disease has no cure. Researchers say the key to learning more about LAM might lie in better understanding how symptoms differ among LAM patients.
Summer Research Programs Jump-Start a New School Year
Summer research programs may be just what the doctor ordered for students trying to decide between medical school and PhD programs. Robin Wright says her mind is almost made up—although she’s not willing to go public with her decision just yet. Perhaps she’s even considering a dual degree.
UCP Re-engineering Project Continues to Move Forward
If Phase I of the UC Physicians (UCP) Re-engineering Project can be symbolized by a set of blueprints, think of Phase II as a construction worker’s hard hat. “We’ve got a lot more work ahead of us,” says Steve Roth of the family medicine department and facilitator of the ambitious project to merge the 15 UCP clinical practice corporations into a single nonprofit tax-exempt organization.