to reach the top has proven so elusive for women in academic
medicine that many abandon the climb. Now, if a group of faculty
women has its way, all that will change. By Anne Bennett Swingle
Face of Frailty Why
do people deteriorate physically as they age? Linda Fried sent
researchers into the homes of 7,000 men and women to find out.
By Mat Edelson
Doctor-Moms As more and more women become physicians, academic medicine
needs an attitude adjustment when it comes to kids.
By Mary Ellen Miller
Unknown Gertrude She was a poet, member of the Lost Generation and a doctor
almost. Stein's sojourn at the School of Medicine lasted
three and a half years.
By Kathleen Waters Sander
a 5-Day Old... Lasik's Next Wave... When an Autopsy Makes Sense...
New Approach to a Rare Blood Cancer... Cardiac Bypass and Cognitive
Slump... High-tech Scopes... Finding Hidden Tumors.
Doctoring the Orioles... Olympics Fixer-uppers... Music in the OR...
Zerhouni Tapped for NIH... Admissions Chaos... Ben Baker at 100...
Thoughts From the Dean. Pondering
Gender Equality "Helping correct the gender balance
has become a personal challenge for me. There are ways in which
a dean's office can make a difference." By Edward D. Miller,
on life as a pediatric resident. What Davon Taught Me
"I decided, because the whole thing was just tearing me up
inside, to put my sense of failure on the table." By Melissa Sparrow