Dean’s Open Office Hours: Academic Year 2015/16

Posted: May 21st, 2015 by Kenneth D. Hertel

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Debate on Physician Assisted Suicide Hosted by Dartmouth’s Chapter of the Benjamin Rush Institute

Posted: May 12th, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch

On Monday, June 1, the Dartmouth Chapter of the Benjamin Rush Institute will be hosting a debate on the legal and ethical question of physician-assisted suicide, also known as physician aid in dying. The event is co-sponsored by the Geisel Ethics Program of Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine. It is free and open to the public.
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State of the Medical School Address & Geisel Academy of Master Educators Inductees

Posted: May 5th, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch

Please join Interim Dean Duane Compton for the 2015 State of the Medical School Address & Geisel Academy of Master Educators induction ceremony. The event will be held in Kellogg Auditorium on Thursday, May 28 at 5:30 PM.

As a reminder, members of the Geisel Academy of Master Educators are nominated by their fellow Geisel faculty because of their demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and medical education. Academy members are leaders in medical education innovation here at Geisel, educating students and residents, and raising the overall quality of education by mentoring faculty and residents in their quest to become better teachers.

The A to Z of Research (R) Grants: What You Need to Know Before Writing Your R Grant

Posted: May 5th, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch

Dartmouth SYNERGY and Norris Cotton Cancer Center are co-sponsoring a seminar on grant writing, featuring two experienced Grant Managers at Dartmouth who will tell you everything that goes into an Research (R) grant. In particular, they will examine what documents are needed for a typical R01, R21 and R03 grant, the forms required for the NIH, and will also briefly discuss budgets. The discussion will also include how the new upgrade of Rapport will be used for all grant applications, and what this means to the PI and Grant administrators. This is a great seminar for new and early-stage PIs and Postdocs.

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Jevsevar Named Interim Chair of Orthopaedics

Posted: May 5th, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch

David JevsevarDavid S. Jevsevar MD, MBA, has been appointed interim chair of the Department of Orthopaedics. Jevsevar is an assistant professor at Geisel and has served as vice chair of the department since joining Dartmouth-Hitchcock six months ago.  He will serve as interim chair as a search committee is convened to fill the position permanently.

Dr. Jevsevar is a 1984 graduate of St. Vincent College in Latrobe, PA. He earned his medical degree in 1988 from Georgetown University, and an MBA from Auburn University in 2004. He trained in residencies in orthopaedic surgery at Tufts University and Allegeny General Hospital; he also earned a research fellowship in the Neuman Laboratory at MIT and at the Biomotion Laboratory at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Biomedical Libraries May Workshops

Posted: May 5th, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch

Don’t miss the Biomedical Libraries workshops scheduled for the month of May! The workshops cover a multitude of topics, ranging from learning to use PubMED, creating posters in PowerPoint and much more. Visit this link to view the full workshop details and schedule:

Anatomical Gifts Program Memorial Service

Posted: May 5th, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch

The Geisel School of Medicine Class of 2018 would like to invite the Geisel community to a memorial service held in honor of those who so selflessly donate their bodies to the Anatomical Gifts Program at Geisel. The ceremony will be held at Rollins Chapel in Hanover on Thursday, May 14 at 5:00 PM.

Please RSVP by May 7 to Colleen King at or the Anatomy department at (603) 650-1636.

Geisel Mood Disorders Service Hosts “Out of the Darkness” 5K

Posted: April 28th, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch

The Mood Disorders Service at the Geisel School of Medicine will be hosting an Out of the Darkness 5K charity walk to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) on Saturday, May 2, 2015. Individuals can sign up as volunteers or as walkers (you can make teams, join our team, or register as an individual walker) at this link:

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is at the forefront of research, advocacy, education and prevention initiatives designed to reduce loss of life from suicide. With more than 40,000 lives lost each year in the U.S. and over one million worldwide, the importance of AFSP’s mission has never been greater, nor our work more urgent.

For more information, contact Ryan Trimble at or 603-650-4904

Opening Reception for the Annual DHMC Employee and Volunteer Art Show

Posted: April 28th, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch

Please join the DHMC Arts Program for the opening of the Spring Exhibit, which showcases the artistic talents of DHMC and Geisel’s own employees and volunteers, as well as the work of photographer Ron Levenson, mixed media artist Barbara Milot, textiles artist Pippa Drew, and Barbara Garber’s public art project in the Level 5 East Mall. The reception begins at 5:00 PM at the 4th floor south information desk near the parking garage entrance.  At 5:30 PM there will be remarks and a brief introduction to the artists followed by an art walk to the exhibits where artists will be available to answer questions about their work. Light refreshments will be provided.

Contact the DHMC Arts Program at 603-650-6187 for further information or visit The exhibits will be on view through the end of June.  Art by Ron Levenson, Barbara Milot and Pippa Drew is for sale directly through the artist.  Artists graciously donate a portion of sales to the DHMC Arts Program.

2015 SYNERGY Translational Pilot Awards

Posted: April 20th, 2015 by Kenneth D. Hertel

SYNERGY LogoCongratulations to the eight 2015 SYNERGY Translational Pilot Grant awardees. The eight were selected from 24 full applications that SYNERGY invited following a review of 59 letters of intent. The awardees come from diverse Dartmouth schools and departments. This aligns with SYNERGY’s mission of fostering collaborative interactions between basic, translational, and health services researchers: Read the rest of this entry »

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