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.



Dartmouth SYNERGY: An Overview

A key mission of Dartmouth SYNERGY, the Dartmouth Clinical and Translational Science Institute, is to foster discovery and innovation in translational and clinical research.


Geisel School of Medicine

Jeanne Clark, MD HS ’92-’96: Weighty Questions

While the popular press debates the merits of various fad diets, former Dartmouth-Hitchcock resident Dr. Jeanne Clark is asking hard questions about the science behind achieving and maintaining long-term weight loss.

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

Ending Life

CBS – Anderson Cooper interviews Emeritus Professor of Medicine Ira Byock on “60 Minutes” about his views on physician-assisted suicide in light of a recent case in which a woman was arrested and charged with aiding her ill father’s death.