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Beating the odds : the University of Massachusetts Medical School, a history, 1962-2012 ; integrating primary care and biomedical research by Ellen Singer More

Call Number: UMass Chan Authors W 19 AM4 M835 2017

ISBN: 9780997848229

Publication Date: 2017

Since its inception fifty years ago, the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, Massachusetts, has kept true to its original mission of training family doctors while defying the odds in becoming one of the nation's leading centers of biomedical research. Attracting gifted faculty and students with a humane interest in medicine, the pairing has been robust, but not easily achieved. Ellen More's Beating the Odds: The University of Massachusetts Medical School, A History is that rare institutional history which is candid, engaging, thought provoking and, rarest of all, very readable. Writing from the inside, More demonstrates unusual objectivity and frankness which make Beating the Odds an important book for anyone interested in the challenges of shaping a public institution in an administratively complex, technologically dynamic, and intensely competitive environment.

Gentle vengeance : an account of the first year at Harvard Medical School by Charles LeBaron

Call Number: Humanities W 18 L441g 1982

ISBN: 9780140061062

Publication Date: 1982

LeBaron, who entered the Harvard Medical School at the age of thirty-four, chronicles his attempts to challenge the medical establishment and to encourage the world's leading training ground for physicians to produce more humane doctors

Let me listen to your heart : writings by medical students by David S Svahn, Alan J Kozak, Frank Davidoff

Call Number: Humanities W 20 L645 2002

ISBN: 9780972478106

Publication Date: 2002

A compelling collection of essays, poems and stories by medical students reflecting on their early experience in clinical medicine and describing the lessons in humanity learned as they first venture into the clinic to learn to practice primary care medicine under the tutelage of dedicated teachers.


One breath apart : facing dissection by Sandra L Bertman

Call Number: Graphic QS 130 B544o 2007

ISBN: 9781604618051

Publication Date: 2007

A collection of images and commentary about facing dissection of cadavers, created by medical students at the University of Massachusetts Medical School over three decades, along with photographs and journal entries from medical students at Weill Medical College at Cornell University.