Summer 2023

Sex & Gender Glossary

This gender-inclusive glossary includes some essential terms and definitions for understanding sex, gender, and well-being.

Women ≠ Tiny Men

For decades, medical research focused almost exclusively on men. Brigham physician-researchers are working to balance the scales for women’s health.

Pro-Care. Pro-Patient.

Building on its 50-year legacy, the Brigham’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is working toward reproductive justice for all patients.

Soul Meets Body

The Brigham’s Center for Transgender Health is breaking barriers and providing state-of-the-art, life-changing care for trans and gender diverse people.

Winter 2022

Healing the Divide

Throughout the United States, deep and long-standing health inequities exist along socioeconomic and racial lines.

Kindling Change

Every March on Match Day, thousands of medical students eagerly anticipate learning which residency training program they will match into across the U.

Bias Cut

[Editor’s note: This article was expanded on June 15, 2023, to include two new sections: “Tackling inequities in transplant wait lists” and “A different biomarker.

Winter 2021

Fall 2019

Winter 2019

Summer 2018

Summer 2017

Inside Job

For patients with aggressive cancers and neurologic diseases, immunotherapies offer a new path forward.

Burning Questions

Two years ago, Meghan Gabel was a typical 21-year-old college student planning her dream trip: a semester abroad in London.

Winter 2016/17

Ways of Seeing

Patients, radiologists, and specialists share how advances in imaging technologies are offering more precise diagnoses.