Addressing the Social Needs of Patients at Cambridge Health Alliance

November 19th, 2021

By: Hallie Tosher, MPP


Housing and food insecurity have always existed in Massachusetts, but the pandemic has exacerbated these issues. [...]

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How a Women’s Rights Organization in India is Changing the Culture

November 11th, 2021

By: Sohini Bhattacharya, MA and Urvashi Gandhi, M.Sc


Years ago, a friend and I were coming home from university very late on a cool, breezy evening. The public transport[...]

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Harnessing the Therapeutic Potential of Music

October 28th, 2021

By: Tara Rajendran, MBBS, MFA


"Music, uniquely among the arts, is both completely abstract and profoundly emotional. It has no power to represent[...]

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Reframing the Debate: Health Care Access Requires Affordable Care, Not Just Coverage

October 12th, 2021

By: Alex Sheff, MPA


Like many Americans, Hector, a resident of Revere, Massachusetts, was overwhelmed by health care costs. He had[...]

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Exploring Work That Scratches the Soul: Reflection on a Rural Health Independent Study

September 23rd, 2021

By: Emma Hartswick


When my fellow Harvard Medical School classmates asked “what I was up to,” I called it my Rural Family Medicine[...]

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Restructuring the Power Dynamic: How a Patient’s Narrative Can Help Us Understand the Role of Trauma in the Clinical Encounter

September 2nd, 2021

By: Maahika Srinivasan, MS


In many ways, medical school trains its pupils to be detectives, capable of discerning and interpreting even the[...]

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The Art of Meeting People Where They Are: A Community Partnership Approach for COVID Equity

August 10th, 2021

By: Jessica Otero


Historic factors driving health disparities among the diverse Latino population in the U.S. include social[...]

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