Articles by: Derik Hertel

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Match Day 2018 Livestream

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. Once again, we will be streaming live video of our Match Day event so that friends, family, and colleagues can join in the excitement. Visit dartgo.org/match18 on Friday, March 16 at 11:45 AM, to watch live video of Geisel’s 2018 Match Day event. Please use the hashtag #GeiselMatch18 to follow the excitement on social media and to share good wishes and memories with the Class of 2019. Good luck to all of our students participating in the Match!

Kathryn Kirkland, MD (MED'86). Photo by Mark Washburn

Walking the Shoreline: Erosion, Regrowth, and Professional Formation

In an essay for JAMA based on her speech at this year’s White Coat ceremony, Kathryn B. Kirkland, MD MED ’86, a professor of medicine and the Dorothy and John J. Byrne, Jr., Distinguished Chair in Palliative Medicine, uses the metaphor of the erosion of shorelines to guide medical students, residents, and physicians to understand the reshaping through the erosive forces inherent with the professional formation and changes of a medical career.

Mental Health Crisis Stresses ERs – Valley News

Read article – Quotes Alan Green, associate dean for clinical and translational science, chair and professor of psychology, professor of molecular and systems biology, and director of SYNERGY; in an article about New Hampshire and Vermont’s lack a sufficient number of beds for people suffering mental health crises, forcing emergency rooms at local hospitals to care for patients while they wait for an opening in an appropriate facility.