New Electronic Timekeeping System

Posted: April 22nd, 2014 by Kenneth D. Hertel

Attention all non-nxempt bi-weekly paid employees – please note that your worked hours will now be collected in Dartmouth’s new Electronic Time Management System called KRONOS.  If you have not received any information regarding the change-over to the new system, please contact the Geisel Finance Center and they will help you access the site and provide instructions for use.  If you have any technical trouble, please contact Geisel Computing Support.  Training for Approvers and Supervisors will begin later this week.  The Financial Administrators in your department will be sent the training schedules.  Please contact the Geisel Finance Center if you have any questions.

Leading Voices in Medical Education – Direct Observation in Assessment

Posted: April 22nd, 2014 by Hannah M. Welch

Please join the Office of Medical Education and the Office for Faculty Development for Leading Voices in Medical Education Grand Rounds titled “Connecting Competency-based Medical Education and Healthcare to Improve the Lives of Patients and Communities” with Dr. Eric Holmboe on Thursday, June 5 at 8:00 AM in Auditorium G at DHMC. Following Grand Rounds will be a series of interactive workshops on the topics of the direct observation of history taking, counseling, effective feedback and assessment systems. All sessions are interwoven so participation in the full day is strongly encouraged. These sessions are open to anyone in a teaching role in the Geisel and Dartmouth communities.

This Grand Rounds will be recorded and available for viewing after the sessions conclude but will not available via web-streaming.

Registration is not required for Grand Rounds at 8:00 AM. To register for the workshops, please click here.
Lunch will be provided for the workshop session.
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Dean’s Open Office Hours: Schedule Updates

Posted: April 22nd, 2014 by Hannah M. Welch

Dean Souba’s open office hours from 3:00 – 4:00 PM on Tuesday, April 29 have been cancelled. Open office hours will resume on Tuesday, May 6 from 3:00 – 4:00 PM in the Dean’s office at 1 Rope Ferry Road.

Register Now for the 33rd Annual Prouty

Posted: April 22nd, 2014 by Hannah M. Welch

The 33rd Annual Prouty on July 12 is not to be missed! With a great variety of route lengths for biking, walking, rowing and golf – plus volunteer opportunities galore – there are MANY ways to be a part of The Prouty. The Prouty offers fitness, fun, food, camaraderie and most importantly – the chance to support research and patient services at the Norris Cotton Cancer Center. Visit The Prouty website to sign up & learn more.

Dartmouth Wellness Workshop: Maintaining a Mindful Approach

Posted: April 19th, 2014 by Hannah M. Welch

Are you interested in taking a more “mindful” approach to life but don’t feel like you have time with your busy schedule? Research has shown that there are many health benefits of mindful practices and you don’t need a major time commitment to get many of these positive effects. Join the Coaches from Dartmouth Health Coaching for ideas on how you can develop your own mindful practices that fit your “life in the fast lane.”

Maintaining a Mindful Approach: Part 3 of the Life in the Fast Lane Series

Date: Tuesday April 22nd, 2014
Time: 12:10-12:50 PM
Location: DHMC – Auditorium C

Memorial Service for J. Bertrand E. Nadeau, PhD

Posted: April 15th, 2014 by Hannah M. Welch

Please join us on Saturday, May 3 to remember Geisel faculty member J. Bertrand E. Nadeau. PhD, Associate Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry, who passed away last month. The ceremony will be held at Rollins Chapel in Hanover, NH from 2:00 – 4:00 PM. To read more about Dr. Nadeau’s life and tenure at Dartmouth, please click here.

John Christopher, PhD, Elected as a Fellow of the Mind and Life Institute

Posted: April 15th, 2014 by Hannah M. Welch

John Christopher, Professor of Psychiatry at Geisel, has been elected as a Fellow of the Mind and Life Institute, an organization founded by Francisco Varela, a cognitive scientist from MIT, and the Dalai Lama to bring science and contemplative practices together to better understand the mind and prevent suffering. Christopher was selected as a Fellow by the Mind and Life Institute for his work throughout his career to integrate science and contemplative perspectives, and most recently for his work over the last year as a core member of the Ethics, Education & Human Development Project–an attempt to develop a pedagogy and curriculum of secular ethics for the twenty-first century.

Dr. Christopher is also a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and is a former President of the Society for Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology. He is based out of Hanover Psychiatry and provides mindfulness-based interventions for stress reduction and emotional regulation. For more information about Dr. Christopher and the Mind Life Institute, please visit this page.

Rural Health Scholars Presentation: Indian Health Service Trip

Posted: April 15th, 2014 by Hannah M. Welch

Please join the Minnesota Indian Health Service participants on Wednesday, April 16 from 12:15 – 1:15 PM in Kellogg Auditorium as they discuss their trip, what they learned and the future collaborations with community partners.

Featuring Chef Shawn O’Leary’s famous Wild Rice Soup!

Reminder – Dean’s Town Hall Meeting April 9

Posted: April 8th, 2014 by Hannah M. Welch

Please join us on Wednesday, April 9 at 5:30 PM in Kellogg Auditorium for the next Dean’s Town Hall meeting, where Dean Souba will be presenting an update on Geisel’s budget improvement progress and efforts to sharpen the 2020 strategic plan and vision. The meeting is open to all Geisel faculty, staff and students.

Below is a schedule of the upcoming Dean’s Town Hall meetings:

Dean’s Town Hall Meetings (all start at 5:30 PM):

  • April 9 – Kellogg
  • May 8 – DHMC Auditorium E
  • June 10 – Kellogg
  • July 8 – DHMC Auditorium E
  • August 14 – Kellogg
  • September 23 – Kellogg

Medicine and Humanities Series Workgroup & Lecture

Posted: April 8th, 2014 by Hannah M. Welch

Rita Charon, MD, PhD, Professor in the Departments of Medicine and English at Columbia University, and Director of their Program in Narrative Medicine, will visit Dartmouth on Friday, April 11 as part of the Medicine and Humanities Series sponsored by the Leslie Center for the Humanities. From 12 – 1:30 PM she will lead a discussion over lunch with faculty participants in the Medicine and Humanities Workgroup at the Leslie Center.  At 4 o’clock on Friday afternoon in Haldeman 041 she will deliver a lecture entitled “Living, Aging, Beauty, and Doubt, or What is Health Care for?” Please register for the noon session with Dr. Charon at: The 4:00 PM lecture is open to all with no registration required.

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