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Today, emergency medicine (EM) seems a solidly entrenched and respectable medical specialty. Compared to many specialties, however, it is a latecomer. The first emergency rooms were staffed in an ad hoc fashion by internal medicine and surgery residents. The first dedicated training program in EM was begun at the University of Cincinnati in 1970, and board certification in EM was first offered in 1979.

“Most of my clients are over 40 years old and they aren’t ready to slow down… I have clients in their 70’s and 80’s… I work with them to design a fitness plan that meets their needs.

A half century ago, UCSF played host to a several cultural events and exhibits, including an art exhibit featuring a Bay Area native and a collection of controversial films.

Scientists often view fashion as a frivolous concern, but studies indicate that a person’s attire can significantly influence self-confidence.

"I was born and raised in Sri Lanka where I first became fascinated by biology after reading 'The Selfish Gene' by Richard Dawkins in high school.

“While the buildings [at Mission Bay] are newer, we still have to track down certain parts to make repairs and we’re constantly working to make the buildings more efficient… [In my spare time] I have a 1971 Buick Skylark that I spend time restorin

Hanna Starobinets

"My mom is a biologist, so when I was growing up, all my bath toys were lab plastics. Eppendorf tubes, conical tubes, foam floaties, you name it.

Picture of Medical student Sharon Durousseau using the Power Macs
From syllabi accessed on tablets to journal articles read on laptops to medication apps viewed on smart phones, today’s medical students have myriad routes to medical resources on the internet. Two decades ago, the options were more limited but by no means nonexistent, as explored in the article, “Medical Resources on the World Wide Web,” by Robert E. Kuhn. In the opening paragraph, Kuhn declared, “The Internet has transformed education by facilitating access to information. A new subsystem of the net, the World Wide Web, has expanded the knowledge cornucopia to include pictures, audio, and even video.”
Michael Powers

“I grew up in New Jersey (2 towns away from the Jersey shore) but moved to Phoenix in 1981 because I wanted to see the Southwest. There, I was trained to work on alarms. I stayed in Phoenix less than a year; I couldn’t handle the heat.

“It’s a little easier to drive the big diesel buses because you sit up higher and you can see everything around you. They’re a little older and a little quirky, but they’re fun. It’s actually difficult to transition back to my car after I’ve been driving the big buses because I sit so low.”