Cover Story

From theme to ideation to design


Looking at how something as commonplace as a stethoscope could take on an abstract swirling energy when linked with several others seemed to speak well to the theme for this issue. We thought this was a fitting analogy for the idea of how we connect with one another, especially in the practice of medicine, and how this allows us to create something far different from what any individual can accomplish alone.

Paul DiMattia is the design director for the HMS Office of Communications and External Relations.