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

Eugene Lee (CAS’08, MED’12) (left) and Lisa Norton, a School of Medicine clinical assistant professor, on a home care visit to 87-year-old Pauline Harris. Photos by Vernon Doucette

Eugene Lee (CAS’08, MED’12) (left) and Lisa Norton, a School of Medicine clinical assistant professor, on a home care visit to 87-year-old Pauline Harris. Photos by Vernon Doucette

4/25/12 9:46:51 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