Read article – Quotes Mark Creager, professor of medicine and of surgery, in an article about the American College of Cardiology’s updated training statement for physicians looking to become experts in vascular medicine. “The training statement is meant to provide the foundation for the knowledge, skills, and competencies that trainees should acquire during the conduct of an advanced fellowship in vascular medicine,” said Creager.
Articles by: Geisel Communications
Read article – An article about Science Cafe New Hampshire’s upcoming online session titled “Space Travel: Surviving the Trip,” which will focus on the effects of space flight on humans. The panel will include Jay Buckey, professor of medicine and adjunct professor of engineering, as a guest speaker, along with Harvard professor Laura Barger and Colorado State University professor Susan Bailey.
The next Geisel Medical Student Grand Rounds will be held Thursday, January 28th at 6 PM. This month’s presenters exemplify a commitment to advocacy work.
Read article – A news brief reporting that Gary L. Freed, associate professor of surgery, was named to Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s board of trustees.
Read article – Quotes Kendall Hoyt, assistant professor of medicine, in an article about the complicated COVID-19 vaccination campaign in the United States. “There’s a trade-off between speed and efficacy,” said Hoyt. “If we’re going for the perfect solution to such a degree that we have to throw out doses at the end of the day, then we’re failing.”
Please join us for Geisel’s 15th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Health Equity Celebration. This year’s event will be held virtually Jan. 16-18.
Read article – An article about how students are showing more interest in health-related education in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. At Dartmouth, applications to its Master of Public Health program are up 52% compared to last year. Applications to the hybrid track, where students only visit campus three times per year, are up 171%.
Read article – Quotes Michael N. Young, assistant professor of medicine, from an editorial he co-authored to accompany a study on the impact of the pandemic on the care of patients with cardiovascular disease. The study examined population-level data to determine how deaths due to cardiovascular causes changed in the United States in the early months of the pandemic relative to the same periods in 2019.
Read article – Continued coverage of comments by Anne Sosin, program director for the Center for Global Health Equity at Dartmouth, in an article about Gov. Phil Scott’s announcement that Vermont would allow indoor high school sports to begin. The governor’s announcement, Sosin notes, was the first time since the pandemic began that she found herself disagreeing with the administration’s approach. “I think that the decision to allow indoor sports represents a notable exception to what have otherwise been the country’s most coherent and effective public health measures,” said Sosin.
Read article – Quotes Anne Sosin, program director for the Center for Global Health Equity at Dartmouth, in an article about COVID-19 vaccination delays in the Upper Valley.