New findings from a Dartmouth-led study, published in the August issue of Health Affairs, show that larger, more integrated healthcare systems do not generally deliver better quality care, and urge policy makers to ensure that mergers or acquisitions due to pandemic-associated financial stress adhere to current antitrust law.
Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine welcomed 92 first-year medical students to the Upper Valley while observing COVID-19 safety protocols and new students got to know each other during a variety of virtual orientation sessions that included an orienteering activity.
A newly awarded $820,000 grant from The National Cancer Institute will allow a team of multi-disciplinary investigators to increase clinical trial awareness and participation for rural patients who make up almost half of the area served by Dartmouth’s and Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center.
A new study uncovers how the most commonly mutated tumor suppressor gene in cancer and the most commonly mutated oncogene in cancer cooperate to drive formation of pancreatic cancer.
A $328,000 National Cancer Institute (NCI) grant will enable researchers at Dartmouth’s and Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC) to investigate one of the mechanisms that may be responsible for the body’s inability to fight COVID-19.
To better help students navigate the challenges of medical school and support their professional development, the Geisel School of Medicine began replacing its longstanding advising system with a new longitudinal coaching program for incoming first-year students at the start of the 2019 academic year with small group and individual coaching sessions.
Vincent A. Memoli, MD, emeritus professor of pathology and laboratory medicine, passed away at home on July 12. Dr. Memoli joined Dartmouth-Hitchcock and Dartmouth in 1983, and continued to teach after his retirement in 2017.
With the awarding of a five-year, $19.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Geisel and the University of New Hampshire will continue to lead efforts to enhance biomedical research capabilities in the state as part of the New Hampshire IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (NH-INBRE).
More than 2,500 participants came together virtually between June 1 and July 11 to raise $2,800,000 for Norris Cotton Cancer Center during the Prouty, featuring a variety of activities and participants from around the globe.
Summer 2020 marks the revival of Lifelines, Geisel School of Medicine’s literary and art journal. Freely distributed to hospitals, clinics, assisted living facilities, schools, and libraries in New Hampshire and Vermont, the journal connects healthcare providers and patients through narratives in medicine.