Save the Date: Class of 2017 Skits

Posted: February 24th, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch

The Gesiel Class of 2017 invites you to the annual second-year Skits Night, a fundraiser for the Mascoma Clinic, on Friday, March 6th from 7 – 9 p.m. in Kellogg Auditorium. The skits showing will be preceded by Heart Rounds in Kellogg Mezzanine from 5:30 – 7 p.m.

Geisel Class of 2015 Match Day

Posted: February 24th, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch

Please join us at the Match Day ceremony for the Geisel School of Medicine Class of 2015 on Friday, March 20 in Auditoriums E/F at DHMC. The ceremony will start promptly at noon, followed by a reception with refreshments.

If you can’t be with us in person, please  watch the Match Day ceremony live online (the video will be live at 11:58 am).  Open a new internet browsing window, and copy and paste the following URL in the address bar: http://video.hitchcock.org/livetcs2.

To test BEFORE the live event, click on the following link. You should see and hear an actual recorded presentation:
http://video.hitchcock.org/internet/Testforusers.wmv

Dean’s Open Office Hours

Posted: February 24th, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch

Interim Dean Duane Compton will be holding open office hours on a bi-weekly basis. Monday afternoons from 4:30-5:30 p.m. are open to students, and Wednesday afternoons from 4:30-5:30 p.m. are open to faculty. 15-minute time segments are available on a first come, first served basis as people arrive.  Appointments for specific times are available if necessary. Locations will alternate between the Dean’s Office at 1 Rope Ferry Road and DHMC.

February Open Office Hours:


Faculty:
Wednesday, 2/25/2015 from 4:30  – 5:30 p.m.
Location: DHMC, Rubin 890

March Open Office Hours:

Students:
Monday, 3/9/2015
Location: 1 Rope Ferry Road, Dean’s Office

Faculty:
Wednesday, 3/11/2015 from 4:30  – 5:30 p.m.
Location: 1 Rope Ferry Road, Dean’s Office

Students:
Monday, 3/23/2015 from 4:30  – 5:30 p.m.
Location: DHMC, Rubin 890

Faculty:
Wednesday, 3/25/2015 from 4:30  – 5:30 p.m.
Location: DHMC, Rubin 890

HPRCD Obesity and Tobacco Prevention Research Think Tanks

Posted: February 17th, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch

Working on a research grant related to obesity or tobacco prevention? The Health Promotion Research Center at Dartmouth (HPRCD) invites you to attend HPRCD Obesity and Tobacco Prevention Research Think Tanks for feedback and support or to discuss opportunities for collaboration.

  • HPRCD Obesity Research Think Tank: Friday 2/20/15 11am-noon.
  • HPRCD Tobacco Prevention Research Think Tank: Friday 3/6/15 11am-noon.

Location: CAR Conference Room, Aging Resource Center, 46 Centerra. Phone: 603-653-3458.

Facilitator: Anna M. Adachi-Mejia, Ph.D., Deputy Director, Health Promotion Research Center at Dartmouth (HPRCD).
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**CANCELED** Global Health Scholars Present a Screening of the Documentary “They Go to Die”

Posted: February 10th, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch


** UPDATE (2/11/2015): This event has been canceled**



Please join Geisel’s Global Health Scholars on Tuesday, February 17th at 6:30 PM for a screening of “They Go to Die”, a documentary investigating the lives of migrant gold mine workers in South Africa and Swaziland who have contracted TB and HIV. When they fail to improve their TB status at the mining hospitals, the miners are sent home to rural areas of South Africa often with no continuation of care or means for treatment, a practice sometimes referred to by leading health officials as “sending them home to die”. (http://theygotodie.com)
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SAVE THE DATES: MD, TDI and Graduate Student Class Day Schedules

Posted: February 10th, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch

Beginning this year, the Geisel School of Medicine Class Day ceremonies will be split into separate ceremonies for medical and graduate students over two weekends. Moving the medical student Class Day event to June 6 (one week earlier than the weekend for Dartmouth College Commencement activities) will allow those students to start their residencies on time and still attend their graduation. With this change, we wanted to provide an overview of the Class Day and Commencement-related activities for medical and graduate students:

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“Locked Up, Locked Out” – A Conversation on Race and the U.S. Justice System

Posted: February 10th, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch

You are invited to “Locked Up, Locked Out”, on February 17th at 5:00PM. Jointly hosted by Dartmouth’s Physicians for Human Rights and Nathan Smith Society, this event aims to continue the conversation about racial discrimination within the US Justice system, and will discuss mass incarceration and some of the challenges of lowering recidivism rates.

Along with a keynote speaker, Professor Joy James from Williams College, the line-up of events will include an art gallery, a documentary screening of Broken on All Sides: Race, Mass Incarceration, & New Visions for Criminal Justice in the U.S., and a panel discussion on the challenges of reintegration for former inmates as well as local efforts at reform. Dinner (Taste of Africa) will be served!

Please RSVP: http://scan.me/hvpg2v4
(Link also includes a schedule of events as well as further information about speakers and panelists.)
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Medical Benefits Abroad Education Session

Posted: February 3rd, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch

Please join the Benefits Office and Cigna at an education session about Cigna’s Medical Benefits Abroad (MBA) product. If you travel abroad for Dartmouth College on International Business and are on Dartmouth’s health plan, this MBA  education session is for you!

Cigna provides around the clock support, no matter what time zone you’re in. Should something happen or you need assistance, all you have to do is call the number on the back of your Cigna MBA ID card. Assistance is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. From help coordinating your treatment plan to assistance with medical appointments and hospital admissions outside the U.S., with the exception of preventive care.  All you have to do is call the dedicated MBA phone number on your ID card. Access is also available to Cigna’s medical team through the dedicated MBA phone number.

Sessions will be offered at the following dates/times:

Thursday, February 12th
10:00am-11:00am – Haldeman Room 41
1:00pm – 2:00pm – Tuck-Frantz Classroom

Friday, February 13th
9:00am-10:00am – DHMC Auditorium C
1:00pm – 12:30pm – 1:30pm – 41 Centerra – Room 109

To schedule to attend one of these sessions, please visit the following link to register:
dartgo.org/medical_benefits_abroad_education

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Wellness at Dartmouth: UPLIFT IT – Register by 1/30!

Posted: January 27th, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch

A new year offers an opportunity to embrace the world around us and consider ways to improve the quality of our lives and others. This next program, sponsored by Wellness at Dartmouth, builds on the previous programs around Moving, Fueling, and Maintaining It. UPLIFT IT is a 5-week program for Dartmouth College employees that will take place from February 2 to March 8.  The focus will be on showing kindness, being active, and feeling refreshed!

You may participate as an individual, on a team with 2 to 10 team members, or both. Join UPLIFT IT by Friday, January 30th and be entered to win one of several $50 gift certificates to the Hopkins Center for the Arts. Join here.

And stay tuned for MOVE IT 2 – coming Spring 2015!

Lifelines 2015 is Open for Submissions!

Posted: January 27th, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch

If you’re not familiar, Lifelines is Geisel’s literary and arts publication featuring contributions from patients, providers, medical students, and alumni. It was even featured in the national AAMC Reporter recently! The selections include works of fiction and nonfiction, short stories and poems, photography and sketches, etc.

This call for submissions will end February 28 2015, so please don’t delay in sending up to three (3) submissions to lifelines@dartmouth.edu. Our editorial board will review all submissions as they are received; authors and artists should expect to be informed of the status of their submissions in March 2015.
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