Working with American Indian communities in northern Minnesota, the Geisel School of Medicine’s alternative spring break program offers valuable primary care experiences for medical students.
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Medical Express – Article discusses study led by Assistant Professor Carrie Colla at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice.
Medical Daily – A recent study conducted by researchers from Geisel found that movie characters that smoke, both “good guys” and “bad guys,” influence teen smoking.
In this video, first-year Dartmouth medical student Greg Hanson talks about how his first night shadowing emergency medicine physicians in high school — and seeing them save a baby’s life — ultimately inspired him to pursue a career in medicine.
Strong support from donors pushed the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and Dartmouth-Hitchcock to new levels of philanthropic support for the fiscal year that ended on June 30, 2014.
Health Affairs – Op-ed collaboration by Jonathan Skinner, Elliot Fisher, and James Weinstein. Skinner is the James Freedman Presidential Professor of Economics, Fisher is the director of The Dartmouth Institute, and Weinstein is the CEO and President of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.
WPTZ NBC 5 – Article discusses collaboration by researchers at Geisel and the University of Washington School of Public Health on a study, which found that much fewer workers who consult a chiropractor end up receiving surgery compared to those who visit a surgeon first.
In this Road to Geisel video, first year student Lauren Fall describes a special orientation week activity that she participated in at the Geisel School of Medicine.
CBC News – Study authors noted that narcotic painkillers are not a good long-term solution for topics workplace injuries. “The effectiveness is at best uncertain, and the risks are very real,” says Associate Professor of TDI Ellen Meara.
VPR – Associate Professor of Medicine Tim Lahey is interviewed discussing the recent Ebola virus outbreak. “There’s almost no chance that even nurses and doctors in the United States could get this. And the reason for that is that among the roughly 2,000 people that have Ebola virus disease, very, very few of them can get on a plane and come to one of the developing world countries,” he says.