The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) presented its highest individual achievement award to Elliott Fisher, MD, MPH, director of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice.
On Friday, June 5, faculty and graduating medical students were recognized for extraordinary achievements at the annual Geisel School of Medicine Awards Ceremony. Held in the Hopkins Center’s Moore Theater, the event honored excellence in academic achievement, research, community service, teaching, and much more.
Second-year Geisel medical student Jose “Tito” Porras is among 68 top medical and veterinary students from 37 schools in the United States selected to conduct full-time biomedical research through the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Medical Research Fellows Program.
The close-knit community of faculty and students at Dartmouth helped alumnus Emil Ray Dominguez ’85 to prepare for and achieve his goal to work with children in underserved Latino communities.
A three-year, $800,000 grant from the Anthem Foundation to The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice will fund the first comprehensive, nationwide study of neonatal intensive care.
In an opinion piece at CNN.com, Dr. James D. Sargent, theStuart Professor of Pediatric Oncology, says that parents should approach ads for alcoholic beverages with great caution in light of a new study led by Dr. Sargent and his colleagues, which showed that youths’ exposure to alcohol advertisements influenced their drinking behaviors.
The Atlantic – This article quotes H. Gilbert Welch, professor of medicine, community and family medicine, and of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, from a panel discussion at the Aspen Ideas Festival Spotlight Health session last week. Welch notes that although medical screening sometimes saves lives, it can also lead to overdiagnosis, overtreatment and medical harm.