As 2015 draws to a close, we'd like to share with you some of the most popular stories on Geisel NewsCenter this year. From the Geisel Communications team, Happy Holidays and have a safe and Happy New Year!
For medical students, the annual Match Day event is one of the most anticipated and exciting days of their medical education as they discover where they will start their residency training after graduation.
Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine ushered in a new academic year by welcoming 92 new medical students to campus this week for orientation. The Class of 2019 brings with it diverse backgrounds and experiences, as well as a record of academic achievement and service around the world. It is the medical school’s 219th class since it was founded at Dartmouth in 1797.
Thursday evening, May 28, during the annual State of the Medical School address, several faculty and students were cited for their contributions to medical education and community service. Interim Dean Duane Compton welcomed nine faculty members to the Geisel Academy of Master Educators (GAME) and recognized three faculty members who received the new GAME Lifetime Educators Award.
The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth celebrated the accomplishments of 88 new graduates of its MD program during Class Day ceremonies on Saturday, June 6 at Dartmouth’s Leede Arena.
Dr. Sandra L. Wong, the William W. Coon Professor of Surgical Oncology and Associate Chair of Clinical Affairs at the University of Michigan Health System, has been named Chair of Surgery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock and the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and Senior Vice President of the Surgical Service Line at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. Her term begins October 26.
The Geisel School of Medicine’s Center for Technology and Behavioral Health has been awarded a $5 million Common Fund grant that spans two funding phases across five years from the National Institutes of Health. Common Fund grants support projects that cut across disciplines and populations.
Giovanni Bosco, PhD, an associate professor of genetics at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, has been awarded a prestigious $3.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The five-year Pioneer Award supports exceptional investigators pursuing bold, highly innovative research projects.
Ten first-year medical students at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth have been selected as 2015-16 New Hampshire/Vermont Schweitzer Fellows by the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, named for the famous physician-humanitarian.