Articles by: Derik Hertel

Ellen Meara, PhD: Reforming Our Complex Health System

Ellen Meara, PhD: Reforming Our Complex Health System

Ellen Meara, Associate Professor at Geisel’s Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, discuses the complex nature of healthcare reform and the various pieces that need to play a part in changing how healthcare is delivered and paid for.

Geisel Gives Back: Class of 2017 Service

Geisel Gives Back: Class of 2017 Service

During their first week of student orientation, Dartmouth medical students participate in Valley Quest, a day of community service which brings groups of students to the various agencies within the local community that provide services for uninsured and underserved populations. The experience exposes students to not only the healthcare problems that their local patient populations encounter, but also to the everyday challenges that many of those same patients face.

Dartmouth Geisel White Coat Ceremony 2013: “A Life Worthwhile”

Dartmouth Geisel White Coat Ceremony 2013: “A Life Worthwhile”

On September 28th, 2013, the Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine class of 2017 gathered with faculty, family and friends for the school’s annual White Coat ceremony. Geisel students Tyler Giberson, Vivienne Meljen, Asia Peek and Shawn Li discuss what receiving the coat means to them, and talk about the great responsibility of caring for patients that comes with it.