Articles by: Derik Hertel

David A. Leib, PhD (photo by Rob Strong)

David A. Leib Named Chair of the Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

David A. Leib, PhD, has been named the Chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine. Since joining Dartmouth in 2009, Leib has built a successful research program focusing on discovery and elucidation of new vaccines and therapeutics for neonatal herpesvirus infections. In addition to his research efforts, Leib also teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in virology at Dartmouth.

White Coat Ceremony 2018 – Live Video

White Coat Ceremony 2018 – Live Video

The White Coat Ceremony for the Geisel Class of 2022 will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15 in Moore Theater at the Hopkins Center. The program begins at 9:00 AM. You can watch our live broadcast of the event here.

Photo by Jon Gilbert Fox

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.