Discover the HMS perspective on the latest medical news and get a taste of the exciting history of medicine in Connecticut.
The Demise of Private Practice (As We Knew It)
by Al Herzog, MD Joe, a retired professional hockey player in his mid-50s, came to my office with his wife last week for his first appointment. He told a story…
Supporting the Next Generation: The HMS Scholarship
Ryan Sullivan, from Manchester, Connecticut matriculated in the UConn School of Medicine in August 2019. Ryan earned his bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biology in 2015 from UConn. After graduating, Ryan…
Mentor Spotlight: James C. Rouman, MD., the Consummate Mentor in Medicine
By Richard Lilly, retired anesthesiologist James C. Rouman, MD, was my mentor from early in my internship at Hartford Hospital and throughout my career at Hartford Hospital and University of…
Lessons from the Past: Yellow Fever, the Civil War, and COVID-19
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse are War, Famine, Death, and Pestilence. The last is defined as a contagious and infectious disease, both virulent and devastating: punishment for the wicked and unfaithful.
Introducing the New Hartford Medical Society
We welcome Connecticut’s dynamic medical community to experience the new Hartford Medical Society. Our new logo, brand identity, and website all underscore our commitment to building the future of medicine…
Reflections from Influenza with Coronavirus
Reflections Comparing the Deadly Influenza Pandemic in 1917-1918 with the Coronavirus Pandemic Of 2020 By H. David Crombie, M.D.
New Librarian for the Hartford Medical Society Library
On January 22, 2020, the Hartford Medical Society Library welcomed its newest librarian, Teri Shiel, MLS, MA.