Next Generation is a Brigham Clinical & Research News (CRN) column penned by students, residents, fellows and postdocs. If you are a Brigham trainee interested in contributing a column, please email email@example.com.
In a special, alumni-themed edition of Next Generation, Shardae “Shaye” Williams shares her experience as part of the Genomes2People team
Postdoctoral research fellow Vasundhara Mathur, MD, describes her journey of discovery from New Delhi to Boston and how working with patients has shaped her experience
Isabel H. Gonzalez-Bocco, MD, shares her experiences as a postdoctoral research fellow in the Division of Infectious Disease
Brittany Powell, MD, MPP, a General Surgery resident in the Department of Surgery, describes lessons in medicine and global health she learned from the late Paul Farmer, MD, PhD, chief of the Division of Global Health Equity and a pioneer in the field of global health
Internal Medicine Resident Gunsagar S. Gulati, MD, PhD, has learned that every patient has a story beyond their illness—in this “Next Generation” column, he shares one of his patient’s stories
Michael Senter-Zapata, MD, shares the story of the creation of Code Blue, an app designed for trainees that could decrease code-related anxiety, decision fatigue and cognitive load
Postdoctoral fellow Stecia-Marie Fletcher, PhD, shares how her experiences in the Focused Ultrasound Laboratory have shaped her career interests.
Hussain Lalani, MD, MPH, of the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, was one of six winners of the 2022 Lasker Foundation Essay Writing Contest.
Amin Aalipour, MD, PhD, resident-physician in Internal Medicine, shares advice for incoming interns
Bidisha “Eshaani” Mitra, PhD, a postdoctoral research fellow in the Gewurz laboratory, shares how her father's success mantra helped shape who she is today
Postdoctoral fellows Tiffany Chen, MD, and Jana Lipkova, PhD, have different backgrounds but have come together to create tools for pathologists.
Nadiya Chuchvara, MD, reflects on growing up in Ukraine and the support she has received from her Brigham family during the most difficult weeks of her life
Heardley “Moses” Murdock, MD, a second-year resident in Internal Medicine, shares his experience on the front lines of clinical care and research during his bone marrow transplant rotation
Lena Liu, MD, a Mass General Brigham neurology resident, shares her mental health journey, through burnout and imposter syndrome to feeling true joy again
Megan Sulciner, MD, describes her motivation to pursue discoveries and innovations
Samantha R. Cothias, MD, who is completing her preliminary year in Internal Medicine, describes what fills her with gratitude
Orly Nadell Farber, MD, an intern in the Department of Surgery, shares her experience in caring for trauma patients and her discovery of the power of simple changes and honest conversations
Morgan Broccoli, MD, MPH, a Global Emergency Medicine fellow, shares her experience deploying to Haiti after the 2021 earthquake
Internal medicine resident Charlotte Story, MD, offers advice for the incoming class of Brigham interns
Da’Marcus Baymon, MD, a Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine resident at Mass General Brigham, shares his day in music
Elizabeth Yates, MD, is helping guide system-level solutions to environmental sustainability that work for the surgeon, rather than adding to their burden of work
Alice Abernathy, MD, an Obstetrics and Gynecology resident, weighs the known risks of COVID-19 against the theoretical risks of the vaccine
Resident Kelly Schuering, MD, shares why the work of the VoteRx team to increase voter registration and awareness in the lead up to the 2020 presidential election is personally and professionally meaningful to her.
Research trainee Thijs van Schaik reflects on his experience arriving at the Brigham for an internship in Khalid Shah’s lab
Medical school student Katie Rowe shares her experience working for CareZooming
Maxwell Coll, MD, an internal medicine resident, shares his experience of being diagnosed with and recovering from COVID-19
As an international postdoctoral scholar, Zahra Aryan, MD, MPH, was nervous about being accepted in the U.S. but found a welcoming home at the Brigham
Joseph G. Hodgkin, MD, a second-year Internal Medicine resident, shares his experience joining fellow physicians to advocate for de-escalation and disarmament, extending the legacy of both his family and the Brigham in the pursuit of peace
Mara Feingold-Link, MD, worked with others to bring “My Life, My Story,” a Veterans Affairs (VA) program that adds a first-person account of a patient’s life to their chart, to the Brigham.
Walker Redd, MD, and Emily Gutowski share the story behind their podcast for medical students
A summer spent at the bench helped high school student Karly Hamilton learn about the true nature of science and collaboration.
Jacqueline Boehme, MD, describes how being on a game show helped bring her medical skills into focus
This month’s column is written by Tracy Makuvire, MD, of the Internal Medicine Residency Program.
This month’s column is written by David Chiang, MD, PhD, a research fellow in the lab of Calum MacRae, MD, PhD, at the Brigham a current fellow at Boston Scientific through the Partners Innovation Fellows Program
After growing up in a city with one of the highest murder rates in the world, Juan Herrera-Escobar, MD, was motivated to become a trauma researcher.
Aaron Kithcart, MD PhD, a cardiology fellow, shares his experiences using social media as a physician and student of medicine
This month’s Next Generation column is written by Abraar Karan, MD, MPH, a second-year resident in the Department of Medicine and the Doris and Howard Hiatt Residency in Global Health Equity.
This month, Crystal J. J. Yeo, MD, PhD, MRCP (U.K.), a Neuromuscular Medicine fellow in the Department of Neurology, discusses her thoughts on healing, compassion and physician wellness.
Douglas Jacobs, MD, MPH, a resident in the Department of Medicine, discusses the creation of the Brigham House Staff Council and the important work that members have accomplished since the council formed earlier this year.
Rich Joseph, MD, MBA, shares his experiences in helping launch an ongoing health and wellness series led by residents at Sportsmen’s Tennis and Enrichment Center in Dorchester
Brian Park, MD, shares his experiences working with the Brigham Digital Innovation Hub.
Anita Rao, MD, shares her experiences helping patients through the Home Hospital program.
Ashley Ogawa-Wong, PhD, a research fellow in the Department of Medicine, shares her experiences as a postdoc and how participating in the BWH Postdoctoral Leadership Council has allowed her to extend her postdoc training beyond the bench.
Wilfredo Matias, MD, shares words of wisdom that have guided him through his first year as a physician.
For newly minted fellow Owen Harris, MD, travelling to Gallup, New Mexico for a trip hosted by the Brigham and Women’s Outreach Program with Indian Health Service was an eye-opening experience both culturally and professionally.
Next Generation is a BWH Clinical & Research News (CRN) column penned by students, residents, fellows and postdocs. This month’s column is written by Ersilia M. DeFilippis, MD, a third-year resident in the Department of Medicine.
This month’s column is written by Junaid Nabi, MD, MPH, a senior project manager in the Division of Urology and the Center for Surgery and Public Health.
BWH research trainees are working on a project, “Triloka,” that uses virtual reality technologies to help people with depression
This month’s column features remarks that Shekinah N. Elmore, MD, MPH, presented at the 2015 Harvard Medical School commencement.
Neil Shaw, MD, recently spent an elective rotation with Brigham iHub.
Next Generation is a BWH Clinical & Research News (CRN) column penned by students, residents, fellows and postdocs. This month’s column is written by Daniel Weisberg, MD, a third-year resident in the Internal Medicine Residency Program.
Next Generation is a BWH Clinical & Research News (CRN) column penned by students, residents, fellows and postdocs. This month’s column is written by Altaf Saadi, MD, a chief resident in the Department of Neurology.
Nidhi (Rhea) Udyavar, MD, describes her work to improve cross-cultural communication between surgeons and patients through a new educational initiative
Health care costs are in the national news. Ravi Parikh, MD, shares what he’s seen happening at a much more local level, as patients struggle when prescribed high-cost medications and as his mentors at BWH strive to keep costs and spending low.
Dr. Ahmed Kurdi shares his thoughts on redefining what it is to be healthy.
Elizabeth Lilley, MD, MPH, explores providing care, especially to surgical patients, when a cure is not possible.
Vin Gupta, MD, MSc, a reservist in the U.S. Air Force’s Critical Care Air Transport Team and a third-year fellow in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at BWH, shares observations and insights into threats to global health security.
Narrative medicine is a growing field within medicine that allows physicians and trainees to tell the lesser-told stories, writes Ersilia M. DeFilippis, MD.
This month’s "Next Generation" column is written by Liwei Jiang, MD, BWH’s first interventional radiology resident.
Next Generation is a CRN column penned by students, residents, fellows and postdocs. This month’s column is written by M. Alice Vijjeswarapu, MD.
Joshua Jolissaint, MD, a first-year resident in the BWH General Surgery Residency program, discusses the balancing act of graduated autonomy, patient safety and escalation of care that interns face.
This month, we bring you a column from our archives written by Claire Twark, MD, who was a third-year resident in the BWH Department of Psychiatry in 2016.
Bradley Wertheim, MD, shares insights gained from working across the boundaries of two academic specialties
The Brigham Research Institute has partnered with the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council to facilitate collaborations between clinical and research experts at BWH and local biomedical startups
Andrei Avanesov, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the Gladyshev lab, describes the launch of the Grant Writing Circle Pilot, a new resource for postdocs
Two second-year pharmacy residents explore how pharmacists can contribute to the multidisciplinary efforts aimed at bridging the gap between ambulatory and inpatient care.
Next Generation is a BWH Clinical & Research News (CRN) column penned by students, residents, fellows and postdocs. This month’s column is written by Tatiana Kelil, MD, a third-year resident in the BWH Department of Radiology.
Third-year medical student Cathy Hao describes her experience participating in the BWH Nursing-Medical Student Mentorship Program.
Joao Ribas, a PhD student and research fellow shares his perspective on the 2015 Brigham Innovation Hub’s Hackathon.
Kyle Morawski, MD, shares why he joined the Center for Healthcare Delivery Sciences as a fellow.
Shubha Lakshmi Bhat, MD, an internal medicine resident at BWH, shares her experiences in global and humanitarian health.
Center for Neurologic Diseases postdoc Chantal Kuhn describes her introduction to life at BWH and how she became part of the Mentoring Circles Program.
Alexi Matousek, MD, MPH, an Arthur Tracy Cabot Fellow and Global Health Equity in Surgery resident, reflects on his experience taking part in the training program managed by BWH’s Center for Surgery and Public Health.
Elizabeth Richey, MD, who is starting her third year in BWH’s Internal Medicine Residency Program, reflects on her intern year and offers advice to incoming interns who recently began their training at BWH at the end of June.