Michael Gustafson, MD to Head UMass Memorial Medical Center

Dr. Michael Gustafson, president of Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital in Boston, will become president of UMass Memorial Medical Center on Sept. 1.






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Meet UMass Memorial's Father-Son Surgery Team

While it was not planned, Dr. Eddy Arous did follow in his father's footsteps and now often perfomrs vascular surgery alongside his dad, Dr. Elias Arous.




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One on One: Lisa Colombo, Chief Nursing Officer at UMass Memorial Medical Center

At the age of 16, Lisa Colombo began working alongside a nurse at a long-term care facility. It was an experience, she said, that put her on a pathway to a 33-year career in nursing. “I never shifted gears from that moment on,” she recalled. (Photo courtesy of T&G)




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