NESL gets Cadavers firstBy Jonathan Zelken M'07
The Dean of Students at New England School of Law (NESL) recently reported in a NESL newsletter that New England Law students will get “first dibs” on cadavers at the Tufts University School of Medicine beginning in August 2004. This will be the first time in twelve years that Dental students do not get first tracks in the anatomy lab, and the first time in many more that Law students will be required to learn human anatomy. Mixed feelings surround the Tufts Boston Campus community as a result of the unprecedented change of plan.
Budget crisis leads to housing changesMichael Thackrey M'07
In a surprise move prompted by a pending budget crisis, the regents for Tufts School of Medicine have made it mandatory for all first year medical students to live in Posner Hall. The initiative will be set about this August, making the matriculating class of 2008 the first affected.
You know you're a combined degree mph student when...By Mitesh Popat M'07
You’ve contemplated for hours what it was like to be a health commissioner in 1930. You curse the world in ’95. You visualize the fattening of America by state and in darkening colors.
TUSM to host AKC Dog EventBy Brian Wolk M'07
In an effort to defray the spiraling costs of medical education, the Tufts University School of Medicine is sponsoring the 284th annual Championship Dog Show of the American Kennel Association. Due to the small space available at the Boston campus, the event organizers, along with members of the medical school have decided to hold the event at the main campus. However, the event will still be sponsored by the medical school, and proceeds from the event will go to high cost loans for students already deeply in debt.