Address health inequities wherever they occur. That focus is key to the mission of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. In this video, Lisa Adams, MD, associate dean for global health at Geisel, speaks about the medical school’s commitment to underserved communities and its role in an increasingly interconnected world.
As a field of study, global health didn’t exist when Lisa V. Adams, MD ’90, was a Dartmouth medical student. After finding her own path, she is now using her more than 20 years of global health experience to help students coordinate international service-learning experiences through Geisel School of Medicine’s Center for Health Equity.
As an adventure-loving college student in Iowa, Kristen Jogerst knew she wanted to do three things with her life: become a doctor, work abroad, and teach. As a second-year medical student, she’s well on her way to accomplishing all three. Jogerst started participating in her first global health experiences while […]
If your idea of fun is watching your friends and colleagues jump into icy water for a good cause on a mid-winter afternoon, you won’t want to miss Geisel’s second annual Polar Plunge, Friday, February 7, at Occom Pond.
Dr. Holly Atkinson’s experiences in human rights work over the past 25 years have given her reason to be both deeply troubled and incredibly hopeful. Last week, at a symposium organized by the Geisel chapter of Physicians for Human Rights, she discussed both ends of the spectrum, from the worries that keep her up at night to the people who have inspired her.
The Urban Health Scholars had an amazing immersion trip to Boston back in September where we visited hospitals, clinics and organizations that care for underserved communities in Boston.
Spending six weeks in Port-au-Prince, Haiti as part of the Global Health Initiative Fellowship program was the highlight of newly-graduated Chiquita Palha De Sousa’s medical school experience.
Dr. Robert Harris, a professor at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and Co-Director of Ultrasound at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, and Bridgette Lunsford, Senior Ultrasound Clinical Applications Specialist at GE Healthcare, led an ultrasound training for 11 physicians at Hospital St. Therese in Hinche in Haiti.
As part of their spring Indian Health Services trip, Geisel students visited the White Earth Nation in Minnesota to experience first-hand how rural medicine is practiced.
On Tuesday, we drove an hour from the Fortune Bay Casino in Vermillion to Nett Lake to have lunch at the Elderly Services Food Distribution Center. At the center, we had a chance to speak with some elders from the tribe.