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Brian Catlin, MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Medical Education

Medical Education

Harvard College, AB 1961
Dartmouth Medical School, BMS 1964
Harvard Medical School, MD 1966


Contact Information

Geisel School of Medicine
HB 7100
Hanover NH 03755

Office: Remsen 234
Phone: 603-646-5541
Email: brian.catlin@dartmouth.edu

Professional Interests

General Surgery, Anatomy, Surgical Anatomy, Neuroanatomy, Microscopic Anatomy, Pathologic Anatomy

Courses Taught

Human Anatomy & Embryology
Cells, Tissues & Organs (Histology)
Neuroscience and Neuroanatomy
General Pathology

Mentoring Information

Mentors second-year students in the On Doctoring Course perfecting physical examination skills. He mentors in many other areas as well.


Dr. Catlin is a graduate of Dartmouth and Harvard Medical Schools. He did his internship and residency on the Harvard Surgical Service at Boston City Hospital.
He practiced general surgery in Connecticut for many years. After his clinical practice he returned to Geisel 28 years ago to teach in the Anatomy Department.
Currently he is Associate Professor of Medical Education teaching courses in HAE, CTO, Neuroscience, General Pathology and physical exam skills. He has been a pioneer in developing new pedagogies and curricula in "flipped" classrooms and small group sessions.