Dartmouth President Phil Hanlon and Provost Carolyn Dever announce the appointment of Duane Compton, an accomplished medical and graduate educator, a distinguished researcher, and a seasoned leader, to be the next dean of the Geisel School of Medicine, effective immediately.
At the much-anticipated annual Match Day event on Friday, March 17, 65 students at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine learned where they will pursue their next three to seven years of residency training after graduation.
Geisel School of Medicine students, Alyssa Flores ‘19 and Ace St. John ’18, were among 30 medical students awarded “Looking to the Future” scholarships to attend the Society of Thoracic Surgeons annual national meeting. A goal of the scholarship is to mentor aspiring cardiothoracic surgeons.
It is with great sadness that the Department of Medical Education announces the death of our friend and colleague, Professor Norman Snow.
Nearly 140 students, residents, faculty, community preceptors, mid-level providers, and nurses attended an Educators’ Symposium hosted by Geisel and Dartmouth-Hitchcock on January 6-7 at DHMC in Lebanon.
The next Leading Voices in Medical Education Grand Rounds will be held on Friday, Feb. 3 with guest speaker Dr. B. Price Kerfoot, the Rabkin Fellow in Medical Education at Harvard Medical School.
Meeting for the first time at a Harvard Macy Institute course in early fall, two Geisel faculty with a shared interest in learning how to leverage the Web and social media to create learning networks, came together as part of a collegial think tank dedicated to harnessing new perspectives in practicing medicine and educating medical students.
Adapting to the necessity of arming medical students with capabilities beyond those of a conventional biomedical and clinical science curriculum, Geisel’s Patients and Populations course is the first step toward curricular change.
The desire for a more fulfilling career led James Reed away from conducting Jungle Cruise tours at Walt Disney World back to the family business, and eventually to Geisel’s anatomy lab where he helps humanize the experience for new medical students.
Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine welcomed its 220th class to Hanover, with advice and greetings from Interim Dean Duane Compton, Dartmouth Provost Carolyn Dever, and others at the Year 1 Orientation that began on August 8.