A Patient’s Perspective


Doctors have come a long way in treating breast cancer, but when Carlette Allen received her diagnosis in late 2009, she didn’t know » read more

Signing Up For Playground Safety


Last summer, Michelle Pack was just doing what parents do in every playground across the country—helping her daughter on the slide. At 14 » read more

Rapid Diagnosis and Expert Care Helps Boy Keep His Spleen

Snow days are for sleeping in, snow ball fights and sledding. But for 12-year-old Andrew Matton, a recent snow day ended with a » read more

Bringing Western Training To Surgeons In Africa

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Educating surgeons has been a life-long endeavor for AAMC’s Chair of the Department of Surgery Adrian Park, MD. So when he discovered an organization that » read more

AAMC Staff Find “True Joy” In Uganda


Jessie Paltell, RN, Becca Burnett, BSN, RN, and Steve Roy, patient care technician, recently returned from Uganda, where they volunteered their time as » read more

A New Knee Keeps This Diver Underwater

Richard Carey

For more than thirty years, Dick Carey has spent his free time underwater. The 76-year-old from Severna Park conducted oyster surveys in the » read more

Caring Hands For The Littlest Patients

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Pasadena residents Cristina and Matt knew they were in good hands, but they’ve seen more of the inside of a hospital than any » read more

Stroke Club, A Place For Hope

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One year after suffering a stroke, 47-year-old Ray Torreon says the AAMC Stroke Club has played an important role in helping him recover » read more

Supporting Stroke Patients From Their Perspective

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Nine years after a stroke left Judy Crane with such severe speech deficits that she had difficulty being understood, the 56-year-old Millersville resident has » read more

A Father Son Journey


It was a sunny evening in May when Roger and Mary LeBlanc got a call telling them that their son had been in » read more

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