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Richard I. Rothstein, MD

Chair and Professor of Medicine
Professor of Surgery
Joseph M. Huber Professor
Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs

Additional Titles/Positions/Affiliations
Joseph M. Huber Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine


Boston University, BA 1974
Boston University, MD 1980

Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences

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Contact Information

Dartmouth Medical School
HB 7999
Hanover NH 03755

Office: 1 Medical Center Drive
Phone: 603-650-7936
Fax: 603-650-6122
Email: richard.rothstein@dartmouth.edu

Assistant: Anne A. Hill
Asst. Phone: 603-650-7936
Asst. Email: anne.a.hill@hitchcock.org

Professional Interests

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Barrett's Esophagus
Endoscopic Surgical Device Development
Gastrointestinal premalignant conditions

Mentoring Information

Richard I. Rothstein, MD is the Joseph M. Huber Professor of Medicine and Chair of the Department of Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. He is also a Professor of Surgery. Dr. Rothstein is a graduate of the Boston University School of Medicine (1980), and did his residency training in Internal Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center (1980-1983). He pursued his fellowship training in Gastroenterology at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Hanover, NH (1983-1985) joining the medical school faculty in 1985. Dr. Rothstein was Director of Gastroenterology Research and Director of the Gastrointestinal Motility Lab, before becoming the Section Chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in 1997, a position he held for 15 years. He served as the Associate Dean for Continuing Medical Education from 1993 to 2013.

Dr. Rothstein has twice received the “Clinical Teacher-of-the-Year” award at Geisel and the teaching award of the Department of Medicine. He participates in Year 1 lectures on metabolism and obesity, Year 2 SBM core lectures on esophageal disease and small group sessions on upper gastrointestinal conditions, as well as the GI elective, Chairs rounds for the Medicine core clerkship, Internal Medicine Morning Report, Medicine’s Morbidity, Mortality and Improvement Rounds, and he co-coordinates the Department of Medicine Medical Grand Rounds series. Dr. Rothstein also lectures at Thayer School of Engineering, and in numerous invited national and international Continuing Medical Education activities.

Rich would be happy to mentor faculty in teaching in large and small group formats, delivering the ideal lecture, discussions of how physicians learn and best-practice continuing medical education, and skills for mentoring.