We are very pleased to announce that William C. (Will) Torrey, MD, has been named chair of the Department of Psychiatry, a role he has held on an interim basis since 2020.
ANNOUNCEMENT — Andrew Rose Named Chief Financial Officer for the Geisel School of Medicine
I am very pleased to announce that Andy Rose, MBA, has been named Geisel’s new Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. As our Senior Director of Finance since joining Dartmouth in 2016, Andy’s leadership of Geisel’s finances and the Finance Office has been essential to keeping our medical school fiscally strong and guiding investments into our education and research programs.
Passing of William H. Edwards, MD
Please see the note below with the sad news of the passing of William H. Edwards, MD, Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics. We will share a link to his obituary and information regarding services when available.
One Geisel, Leading Forward! Geisel’s Strategic Plan
Thank you to the many members of our community who joined us this past Friday at the formal launch event for our strategic plan, One Geisel, Leading Forward!. It was wonderful to have so many of us together to celebrate this exciting community kickoff. I wanted to share our finalized strategic plan document with our community and ask that you consider nominating someone to be a Strategic Goal Co-Champions.
Tragic Loss of a MHCDS Student
It is with heavy hearts that we share the news that Richard Ellison, MD, a member of the Class of ’23 in the Master of Health Care Delivery Science (MHCDS) Program at Geisel and Tuck, has died. Richard was in Hanover for the residential portion of the MHCDS program when he passed away Thursday evening.
Dean’s State of the Medical School Address – May 17 at Noon
Please join Dean Compton on Tuesday, May 17 at noon in Kellogg 200 for his annual State of the Medical School Address. He looks forward to providing you with a summary of this past year, and a look ahead to the next year.
New Dean of Faculty Affairs
I am pleased to announce the appointment of Erika T. Brown, PhD, as Geisel’s new Dean of Faculty Affairs, effective December 13. Dr. Brown, who currently serves as the Sr. Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, is a nationally recognized leader in faculty development with nearly 10 years of experience in faculty affairs and professional development and 20 years in academic medicine. I’m excited to have her leadership as we expand our Office of Faculty Affairs to best meet the needs for the advancement and professional development of all our faculty.
Dr. Erick Lansigan Named Interim Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
I am pleased to announce that Frederick “Erick” Lansigan, MD, associate professor of medicine and of dermatology, has agreed to serve as our Interim Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ADDEI). In this role, Dr. Lansigan will oversee Geisel’s Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement (DICE) and will work closely with leadership at the medical school, Dartmouth College, Dartmouth-Hitchcock, the VA Medical Center, and the Guarini School of Graduate and Advanced Studies, as well as Geisel’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee, to support our school’s continuing efforts to build a diverse and inclusive community of students, residents, postdocs, staff, and faculty.
UPDATE: Policy on Undergraduate Research Activities at Geisel
As Dartmouth welcomes more than half of the undergraduate student body back to campus this week, we want to be clear on Geisel’s policy regarding the resumption of undergraduate research activities in our laboratories.
Updated: Academic Promotions at Geisel
As we begin a new academic year, it is important to acknowledge and celebrate the recent promotions of our faculty and research scientists. We hope that you, like all of us on departmental promotions committees, the Dean’s Office, and the APT Committee, are also amazed at the breadth and depth of accomplishments in teaching, clinical care, research, scholarship, and engagement of our academic community.