House Calls and a Higher Purpose: MED’s Home Care Program teaches how to care for the elderly » GERIATRIC

Lee takes Harris’ blood pressure as part of her home exam.

Lee takes Harris’ blood pressure as part of her home exam.

4/25/12 10:15:22 AM — Boston, Massachusetts

Boston University’s MED School Geriatric Clerkship Program. BUSM is training its students to work with the elderly population. The Home Care Program is one of them. Dr. Lisa Norton supervised a visit to one of her patients, Ms. Pauline Harris (age 87) at her home in Boston’s South End. The attending medical student was Eugene Lee (4th year BUSM).

Photo by: Vernon Doucette for Boston University Photography