At the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth annual Class Day ceremony on June 7th, faculty, staff, families, and students gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of 192 new graduates.
Articles by: Derik Hertel
Over half a century after the start of the Civil Rights movement, racial and ethnic disparities in quality and access persist in the ever-changing landscape of American health care. Minority mental health in particular is one of the most opportune areas for improvement. This year’s MLK Celebration at the Geisel […]
“At Dartmouth, we believe in embracing the world’s troubles and being our neighbor’s keeper,” says Marie Onakomaiya, a PhD student at the Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, in this video about Dartmouth supporting the United Way Campaign.
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.
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.
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.