Spring/Summer 2002
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Michelle PetrovicTop Story
Pouring it Out in Writing
Getting to know patients for the first time and then watching some die has a powerful effect on medical students. These three found their outlet at their laptops
By Dan Munoz, Troy Madsen and Michelle A. Petrovic

   
Features
Going National With Diabetes
As president of the ADA, Chris Saudek sounded a wake-up call on the topic of our modern-day scourge.
By Anne Bennet Swingle
The Rockefeller Chronicle
For the first half of the 20th century, the research center founded by America's most powerful oil baron was all bound up with the School of Medicine.
By Anne Bennett Swingle

Devices and Desires
Heart failure is a serious and growing problem. When drugs don't work, devices implanted in the heart do.
By Anne Bennett Swingle

Better Send it to Epstein
Prostrate cancer cells are among the toughest to analyze. Pathologist Jonathan Epstein has deciphered more than anyone else in the world.
By Janet Farrar Worthington

Chris Saudek   William Welch and John D. Rockefeller Jr.   Steve Riddle   Jonathan Epstein
Medical Updates Campus News
Kidney Tranplants... Yeast Infection Detectives (Lab Notes) Taking on Medical Errors...First Steps Toward a Spiffed-Up Campus...Meanwhile, Up the Block...#1 Again...On Privacy...For Katharine Hepburn, it all Began at Hopkins...Faculty Salaries...Anatomy Transformed.
Robert Montgomery with his patient, Alan Goody Peter Pronovost
Post Op Sparrow's Point
Thoughts From the Dean.
Good Outcomes Take Good Systems
The Dean outlines an exciting ititiative taking place at Johns Hopkins which could have a dramatic on all academic medical centers.
By Edward D. Miller, M.D.
Ruminations on life as a pediatric resident.
The Real Thing
After three tough years, Melissa Sparrow has finished her residency and taken a job as a full-fledged attending physician. It's exciting -- and it's scary. Here's her last column.
By Melissa Sparrow
Edward D. Miller, M.D. Melissa Sparrow