Writing from multiple perspectives
Marjorie Rosenthal, MD '95, MPH, is a pediatrician, scholar, mother, widow, and cancer patient. She is also a writer and artist who explores the strange territory between her identities as doctor and patient-what Rosenthal calls "writing from both sides of the stethoscope."
StreetCred: offering better health through tax refunds
Pediatricians at Yale’s School of Medicine have joined together with lawyers and community advocates in an unusual approach to improving health among poor children—by helping parents put more money in their pockets when they file their tax returns. By reducing poverty—a recognized risk factor in poor health outcomes—they hope to keep children healthy.