We are pleased to announce that Thadeus “Ted” Trus, MD, has been named the Interim Chair of the Department of Surgery. He will assume interim leadership of the department until a permanent replacement for Sandra Wong is named.
We are pleased to announce that Shane Chapman, MD, MBA, has been named the inaugural Chair of the Department of Dermatology at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, a role he has held on an interim basis since 2020.
We are pleased to announce that David Pastel, MD, has been named the Interim Chair of the Department of Radiology. He will assume the role that was previously held by Jocelyn Chertoff who is retiring on December 15.
We are pleased to announce that the Dartmouth Health Board of Trustees and Dartmouth Board of Trustees have formally elevated Radiation Oncology from a section within the Department of Medicine to full department status. The new department, which will be known as the Department of Radiation Oncology and Applied Sciences, will be under the leadership of Inaugural Chair Charles R. Thomas, Jr., MD.
I wanted to share the good news that Geisel has received the 2023 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine for our ongoing commitment to building a more inclusive and belonging community. I’m exceptionally proud of Lisa McBride, our Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging, and her staff in the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement for everything they do to support our students, and our entire community for embracing the importance of diversity in our research and education programs.
We have some exciting news to share on this Monday morning. We are very pleased to announce that Steven D. Leach, MD, Director of the Dartmouth Cancer Center and the Preston T. and Virginia R. Kelsey Distinguished Chair in Cancer at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine (NAM) .
We are pleased to announce that Scott Rodi, MD, MPH, FACEP, has been named Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, a role he has held on an interim basis since 2020.
We are pleased to announce that following a national search, Nathan Goldstein, MD, has accepted the role as our next Chair of the Department of Medicine at Dartmouth Health and Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine. He will begin work in March 2024, assuming the role previously held by Richard “Rich” Rothstein, MD. He will also hold the Joseph M. Huber Professorship of Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine.
We are pleased to announce that Kathryn Kirkland, MD, has been named the Interim Chair of the Department of Medicine, following the retirement of Rich Rothstein.
We are pleased to announce that Corey Siegel, MD, MS, has been named the Inaugural Director of the Center for Digestive Health at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center.