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Tufts Health Sciences Database: Lessons, Issues, and Opportunities

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Academic Medicine Volume 78, Number 3, ISSN 1040-2446


Describes a seven-year experience with developing the Tufts Health Sciences Database, a database-driven information management system that combines the strengths of a digital library, content delivery tools, and curriculum management. Identifies major effects on teaching and learning. Also addresses issues of faculty development, copyright and intellectual property, budgetary concerns, and coordinating information technology across schools and hospitals. (EV)


Lee, M.Y., Albright, S.A., Alkasab, T., Damassa, D.A., Wang, P.J. & Eaton, E.K. (2003). Tufts Health Sciences Database: Lessons, Issues, and Opportunities. Academic Medicine, 78(3), 254. Retrieved July 19, 2019 from .

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