NOTE [277 KB]
Giving trauma patients more
time on the operating table.
A national exhibition showcases Pitt women.
The Starzl Institute’s new scientific director.
CLOSER [123 KB]
Winded but resilient.
Contrary to popular wisdom, sick kids
aren't withdrawn and isolated.
A little RAGE is good for you.
NEWS [976 KB]
CALL [129 KB]
Recalling the tragedies, we might not look to the ancient Greeks to describe a good death. But what can a computer model tell us? (Detail from Attic red-figure pottery showing women at the shrine of Apollo. Attributed to Apulian artist, c.380 B.C.E. © Bridgeman Art Library. )
Medical Super Models [366
What’s a good death? How much stock does a patient put in luck when
making decisions? Computer models answer questions clinical trials can’t.
COVER STORY BY MICHAEL FITZGERALD
One Year into Residency [206
A writer caught up with members of the Class of 2004 at top residency
programs to ask, “How’s it going?” They told her how it feels to be a
doctor at last. In a follow-up, we polled the entire class to find out how
well prepared they felt and then some.
BY MEGHAN HOLOHAN
FOLLOW-UP BY ERIN LAWLEY AND ERICA LLOYD
Smoking Out Cancer [4,147
Smoking changes our bodies more profoundly than we knew.
BY JOE MIKSCH
Hidden Connections [303
Cellular goes long distance. Pitt scientists show the world the immune
system’s secret network.
BY JOE MIKSCH