The Life & Death of Memories

Our memories are integral to our personal identity, but we cannot take for granted that they will always be with us. Read more »

Being Creative with Sickle Cell Disease

When Cindy Hahn was a young girl, her father, a virologist, used to let her sit at his microscope and look at immune cells fighting a pig virus. The pig virus sticks in her memory and sparked a passion for science she is now pursuing as an MD-PhD student at Dartmouth's Geisel School of Medicine. Read more »

Historic Gift Propels Vision for Dartmouth

$100 million investment in the academic enterprise is unqualified endorsement of President Hanlon's leadership and aspirations. Read more »

Geisel Food Challenge Builds Compassion

How do you define compassion, how do you best teach it, and how do you practice it as a doctor-in-training? Khushboo Jhala ('16) has been exploring these questions through a project funded by the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare. As part of a project to introduce compassion-centered care into the Geisel curriculum, Jhala decided to do a study on hunger, having students directly experience what it is like to live on a limited food budget. Read more »

Lisa Adams: Building Geisel's Global Connections

As a field of study, global health didn't exist when Lisa V. Adams, MD '90, was a Dartmouth medical student. After finding her own path, she is now using her more than 20 years of global health experience to help students coordinate international service-learning experiences through Geisel School of Medicine's Center for Health Equity. Read more »

Good Neighbors

The Good Neighbor Health Clinic in White River Junction, Vt., was founded in 1992 to provide free primary care to uninsured and underinsured residents in the Upper Connecticut River Valley. Today, Geisel medical students work side-by-side with volunteer physicians and staff to keep the clinic running. Read more »

Patient Support Corps is a Win-Win for Students and Patients

A new program provides first- and second-year medical students with meaningful one-on-one interactions with patients, for the benefit of both. Read more »

Fast Food Giants' Ads for Healthier Kids Meals Don't Send the Right Message

Fast food giants attempts at depicting healthier kids' meals frequently goes unnoticed by children ages 3 to 7 years old according to a new study by Dartmouth researchers at the Norris Cotton Cancer Center. Read more »

It's a (Residency) Match! Geisel Students Take Next Step in Their Medical Journeys on Match Day

At the much-anticipated annual Match Day event, 87 students at Dartmouth's Geisel School of Medicine learned where they will pursue their next three to seven years of residency training after graduation. Read more »

Dartmouth Cancer Researchers issue State-of-the
-state on Genetic-based Testing and Treatment for Breast Cancer

Dartmouth researchers at its Norris Cotton Cancer Center have compiled a review of the role that information gathered through genetic testing plays in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. Read more »

Geisel Rises in 2015 U.S. News Best Medical Schools Rankings, Now Ranked in Top 20 in Primary Care

The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth has moved into the top 20 of medical schools nationally for primary care, climbing 13 spots to 18th in the 2015 U.S. News & World Report's Best Medical Schools rankings, released today. Geisel also moved up four spots to 34th in the Best Medical Schools for research ranking. Read more »

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Budget Improvement

The new Budget Improvement SharePoint site is a central resource for information about the budget improvement process at Geisel, including updates on progress, frequently asked questions, as well as forms and related documents. Your NetID and password are required for access (Note: Windows users should include KIEWIT\ before their NetID). The site is directly accessible from the Hanover and Lebanon (DHMC) campuses, as well as from any location via VPN. Visit the Budget Improvement SharePoint Site »

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Geisel a Leader in Health Care Delivery Science

Geisel continues to play a major role in research and providing solutions to our nation's challenges in health care delivery. Learn more about about The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice at Geisel.
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Global Health at Geisel

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2020 Plan for Excellence

The 2020 Plan is a strategic roadmap for the Geisel School of Medicine, centered around innovations in medical education, research, healthcare delivery science and global health.

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