Educate Complete Physicians

Q&A with Lisa Adams

  “We must be more than do-gooders: we have to thoughtfully engage with communities in an intentional way to have meaningful impact. Otherwise we risk replicating the very inequities we seek to mitigate.” Q. DARTMOUTH RECENTLY ANNOUNCED THE ESTABLISHMENT OF ITS NEW CENTER FOR GLOBAL HEALTH EQUITY, WHICH UNITES GEISEL’S […]

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Check Your Privilege at the Border

Lisa V. Adams, MD, Director of the Center for Global Health Equity After 10 years of working in global health, Adams learned firsthand how easy it is for U.S. partners to inadvertently steamroll a global partnership and jeopardize an entire project. Adams explains in this TEDx Talk what’s at risk […]

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STEM, Stereotypes, and Role Models

Dartmouth Medical students lead a STEM program for high school students from under-resourced communities in the Upper Valley. But the program is about so much more than science, technology, engineering, and math, as Sha Ali’ 21 explains in this video. You can support students like Sha Ali ’21 and the […]

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Teaching by Example

Over the course of a long career in cardiac surgery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, John Sanders Jr., MD, Dartmouth College Class of 1964, taught dozens of residents and interns about how patients’ bodies work. But after retiring as a surgeon, he took a different approach to teaching. Now, as a […]

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A Calling, Not a Job

“Listen to the patient. They’ll tell you what’s wrong with them,” says Diane Fountas, MD, paraphrasing a favorite quote from the famous physician Sir William Osler. That sentiment may seem quaint in an age of high-tech imaging and advanced diagnostic tests. But to Fountas, it still lies at the heart […]

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Caring Deeply for Patients—and Systems

  “The art of communicating deeply with the patient is fundamental to being a good physician,” says Roshini Pinto-Powell, MD, associate dean for student affairs. But while the doctor-patient relationship remains at the heart of medicine, physicians today must also work effectively within interprofessional teams, manage the health of diverse […]

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