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Indian Health Services Trip – Bois Forte Update

Indian Health Services Trip – Bois Forte Update

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.

Urban Health Immersion Trip to Chicago

Urban Health Immersion Trip to Chicago

Geisel’s Urban Health Scholars are currently on their Spring Break immersion trip to Chicago. You can follow their trip and amazing experiences on their blog, which will be updated frequently during their trip with posts and pictures. http://uhschicagotrip.blogspot.com/

Geisel Indian Health Service Trip – Cass Lake

Greetings from Cass Lake! Our group includes Dietrich, Ilana, Yun, and Emily. We drove up here Sunday night after a beautiful dinner at Dr Erdrich’s home. The drive was smooth, across flat open roads, through snowy fields lined by clusters of trees. It took about four hours to drive from […]

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A Heart-to-Heart With The Rwandan Health System

A Heart-to-Heart With The Rwandan Health System

During his six week stay in Rwanda, Dr. Bruce Friedman brought decades of experience as a physician and educator in cardiology to an audience with a very different background from that of his students at Geisel and DHMC.

Wrapping Up Surgery

Wrapping Up Surgery

Dr. Nick Perencevich (Dartmouth ’69) was the first American surgeon on the ground in Rwanda when the Human Resources for Health program got underway this past summer. He has been a trailblazer here and reflects on his time there as he prepares to leave.

Dr. Dorey Glenn, MD, uses a tablet to show some of the medical students and residents at King Faisal Hospital in Kigali, Rwanda how bilitool.com can help quickly assess the health of a jaundiced newborn under their care.]

Changes and Checkboxes in Kigali

Instituting major changes at King Faisel Hospital in Kigali, Rwanda can be a slow and sometimes frustrating process. But Dartmouth’s Dr. Dorey Glenn, who’s working in the hospital’s pediatric department as a faculty member with the HRH program, is learning how to get things done.

Dorey Glenn, MD and The Kid That Coded

Dorey Glenn, MD and The Kid That Coded

This never happens. Pediatric patients don’t get airlifted anywhere in Rwanda, but nevertheless: there’s the Air Force helicopter, idling behind King Faisal Hospital in the heart of Kigali after its trip from Butare Hospital, about 75 miles south of the capital.

Lisa Adam MED '90 working with colleagues in Rwanda.

What Do You Make of This?

Together with her first-year resident, Theoneste, and fourth-year medical student, Felix, Geisel School of Medicine Professor Lisa Adams, MD, works up a newly arrived patient on the infectious disease ward at the University Teaching Hospital (CHUK) in Kigali, Rwanda.