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Roshini Pinto-Powell, MD

Professor of Medicine
Professor of Medical Education

Additional Titles/Positions/Affiliations
Associate Dean of Admissions at Geisel
Co-Director of On Doctoring at Geisel
Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs, Department of Medicine at DHMC

Medical Education

Ross University School of Medicine, MD 1985
U. Bombay, BS 1981

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Contact Information

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
HB 7999
Hanover NH 03755

Phone: 603-653-9500
Email: Roshini.Pinto-Powell@Dartmouth.edu

Mentoring Information

Roshini would love to mentor faculty in the areas of teaching and facilitating in large or small group environments and creating and directing an educational program. She is happy to offer career mentoring and advising to medical students, residents and faculty.


Roshini is an internist and educator with a career long passion for teaching and mentoring students, residents and faculty. Her research interests are in medical education specifically in regard to clinical skills acquisition, teaching clinical reasoning, bias in medicine and best practice in admissions processes.

Selected Publications


  • Svoboda M, Kamal Y, Pinto-Powell R Science Scholars: integrating scientific research into undergraduate medical education through a comprehensive student-led preclinical elective. MedEdPORTAL. 2021;17:11144 (view details in PubMed)

  • Shanu Gupta, Jennifer Jackson, Joel Appel, Robin Ovitsh, Sandra Oza, Roshini Pinto-Powell, Candace Chow, Danielle Roussel Perspectives on the current state of pre-clerkship clinical reasoning instruction in United States medical schools: a survey of clinical skills course directors. Diagnosis. July 2021 (view details in PubMed)

  • Jenaya L. Goldwag, Aileen Panitz, Roshini Pinto-Powell Medical student involvement and perceptions of the admissions process. Medical Science Educator. 2020. 30(2)679-683. (view details in PubMed)

  • Roshini Pinto-Powell, Timothy Lahey Just a game: the dangers of quantifying medical student professionalism. Journal of General Internal Medicine 2019. J Gen Intern Med 34(8): 1641-4. (view details in PubMed)

  • Briggs AM, Wang SY, Bhowmik S, Wasag J, Pinto-Powell RC The Beyond the Books Program: Improving medical student attitudes toward the underserved. Health Equity, 2018; 2:1, 1-5 (view details in PubMed)

  • Adam Weinstein, Shanu Gupta, Roshini Pinto-Powell et al Diagnosing and Remediating Clinical Reasoning Difficulties: A Faculty Development Workshop. MedEdPORTAL: http://www.aamc.org/mededportal

  • Adam Weinstein, MD, Roshini Pinto-Powell, MD Clinical Reasoning Curriculum. MedEdPORTAL: http://www.aamc.org/mededportal

  • Thomas L, Harry E, Quirk R, Gooding H, Ripp J, James T, Kosub KY, Pinto-Powell RC et al The Collaborative for Healing and Renewal in Medicine (CHARM). Evidence-Based Interventions for Medical Student, Trainee and Practicing Physician Well-being: A CHARM Annotated Bibliography. Published by American College of Physicians 2017 – https://www.acponline.org/systems/files/documents/practice-resources/physician-wellbeing/interventions_for_physician_wellbeing_charm_ab_final.pdf