COVID-19 Information

Medical Education

Geisel is investing in its medical curriculum to meet the evolving demands of medical practice, to grow our faculty as skilled educators in this changing environment, and to advance medical education nationally. With new philanthropic support, Geisel will become the school that sets the standard for preparing physicians to lead positive change at all levels of the healthcare system.

Roshini Pinto-Powell, MD (second from left), associate dean for student affairs and an internal medicine physician at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, examines a patient with medical students Salma Dali ’19 (left), Alec Fisher ’19 (center) and Griffin Reed ’20 (right).

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 populations, and continuously improve the systems in which they work. That ethos is reflected in every class of students at Geisel and in the MD curriculum.

Read More