Improving Lives

Geisel clinical assistant professor Sarah Spencer, DO, mentors Geisel family medicine clerkship students during their experience in the fishing village of Ninilchik, Alaska. Spencer, who completed a Maine Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency in 2009, provides much-needed primary care at the Ninilchik Village Tribe's Community Clinic. She's shown here with her husband, Rob Johnson.

Primary Care on “The Last Frontier”

Family physician and clinical professor Sarah Spencer provides primary care and mentors Geisel students in Ninilchik, Alaska. Geisel graduates, faculty and students are making a difference with Alaska Native health.


Road To Geisel – Greg McDonough

Road To Geisel – Greg McDonough

In this Road to Geisel segment, Geisel Interim Dean Duane Compton steps in to interview first-year medical student Greg McDonough.


John Christopher, PhD, professor of psychiatry at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Making a Case for Critical Cultural Awareness

A new article published by Geisel psychiatry professor John Christopher shows that as psychologists increasingly cross international borders in response to world disasters, it is essential for them to be aware of their own cultural values, beliefs, and perceptions while interacting with people of other cultures.


Donor Impact


Dr. Jim Weinstein, President and CEO of Dartmouth-Hitchcock

Jim Weinstein: How we can increase price transparency in health care

There has been a great deal of focus in recent months on hospital prices and the need for more public reporting — more transparency. I couldn’t agree more, and that’s why Dartmouth-Hitchcock posts its prices for common procedures on its web site. But knowing price only gives you one part of what one needs to know.

In the news

Legally High

The New York Times – This article discusses marijuana usage among young adults, and quotes Alan Budney on the ways that smoking may affect students’ academic performance.