Long before coming to Geisel, Michael Nasr ’21 learned the value of living life holistically—he’s now putting into practice what he’s learned to solve endemic problems.
Four new faculty were inducted into to the Geisel Academy of Master Educators and another honored with a lifetime achievement award. The Academy of Master Educators are a distinguished group of faculty nominated by their colleagues for their demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and medical education.
Alpha Omega Alpha Visiting Professor Dr. Matthew T. Provencher MED ’98 will give his institutional address—“Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief – Leadership Lessons from the Navy to Improve Medical Care”—on Tuesday, May 29, 12:00-1:00 PM in Auditorium H at DHMC. All are welcome to attend.
Nine first-year medical students from the Geisel School of Medicine are among 23 new Schweitzer Fellows from New Hampshire and Vermont who will spend a year addressing social factors that impact health.
A love of language led rower Heidi Robbins ’21 to Tanzania to study Swahili, an experience that turned her attention to global health—subsequent trips to Sierra Leone and Kenya pointed her to medical school. But a surprising invitation to train for the Olympics changed her plans.
Internal Medicine Clerkship Director, Hilary Ryder, MD, MS, FACP received an Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Excellence in Medical Education award for her research, “Understanding what we say: varying cultural competency amongst faculty evaluators on the internal medicine clerkship.”
The Geisel School of Medicine has launched a $250 million fundraising campaign as part of Dartmouth’s institution-wide campaign. Interaction: The Campaign for Dartmouth Medicine will amplify the medical school’s academic vitality and global impact, elevating Geisel’s stature as a community of scholars and learners with an outsized influence in forging new solutions and leading improvements in healthcare.
On Saturday, April 21, 2018, the Geisel School of Medicine’s Class of 2020 reached an important milestone in their journey to becoming physicians when they joined faculty, family, and friends at Dartmouth-Hitchcock for Geisel’s annual Transition Ceremony.
How do we define “competence” in surgical consultation? What factors lead to overuse of invasive screening tests in low-risk patients with bladder cancer? These were some of the questions asked by the fifteen young surgical investigators from the Geisel School of Medicine and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center at the sixth annual STARS (Surgical Trainees Advancing Research Symposium) event on April 12-13. Sponsored by the Department of Surgery, the two-day event promotes interest in surgical health services research among young and aspiring surgeons through a spirited but supportive competition.
In a compelling new study, an international team of researchers—including Geisel’s George O’Toole, PhD—has discovered that bacteria use multigenerational “memory” to successfully form biofilm communities.