A team of four medical students attended the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine UltraCon conference in Orlando, FL to compete in SonoSlam on March 25th.
Articles by: Geisel Communications
Marriage, Children Tied to Earnings Penalty for Female Physicians – HealthDay News
Read article – Features research by Lucy Skinner, MED ’21, ’23, in an article about pay differences for female and male physicians. “Addressing the barriers that lead to women working fewer hours could contribute to a reduction in the male-female earnings gap while helping to expand the effective physician workforce,” Skinner said. (Picked up by Southwest Iowa Herald.)
Hospitals Are Increasingly Crowded With Kids Who Tried to Harm Themselves, Study Finds – The New York Times
Read article – Features JoAnna Leyenaar, an associate professor at the Dartmouth Institute, in an article about her co-authored research that found that mental health hospitalizations increased by 25.8% between 2009 and 2019, and cost $1.37 billion. (Picked up by Yahoo! News.)
Gender Pay Gap Persists for Physicians Across Ages, Family Types, Study Finds – Becker’s Hospital Review
Read article – Features comments by Lucy Skinner, MED ’21, MED ’23, in an article about her study that found female physicians earn less than their male counterparts across all ages and family types.
Female Physicians Experience Greater Earnings Penalty Due in Part to Marriage, Children – Healio
Read article – Lucy Skinner, MED ’21, MED ’23, is featured in an article about the pay discrepancy between female and male physicians. “On average, female physicians with children earn more than $3 million less than their male counterparts throughout their careers,” Skinner said.
William C. Torrey, MD, Named Chair of the Department of Psychiatry
William C. (Will) Torrey, MD, has been named chair of the Department of Psychiatry for Dartmouth Health and the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, a role he has held on an interim basis since 2020.
Coronavirus Today: How Immune Are We? – Los Angeles Times
Read article – Cody Meissner, a professor of pediatrics and medicine, is quoted in an article about COVID-19 immunity. “It isn’t easy to look at T cells and ask if we have sufficient numbers of them to protect,” he said.
How Immune Are We? Why Answering This Question Is Essential for Post-Pandemic Life – Los Angeles Times
Read article – Cody Meissner, a professor of pediatrics and medicine, is featured in an article about the extent of Americans’ immunity to the virus that causes COVID-19. “This virus is like the wind—you can’t stop the wind,” Meissner said. “It’s going to continue to mutate and become more infectious. But as long as we can protect against severe disease at this stage of the pandemic, I can live with that.”
Could COVID Trigger ‘Face Blindness’? – HealthDay News
Read article – Continued coverage of comments by Brad Duchaine, a professor of psychological and brain sciences, and Marie-luise Kieseler, Guarini ’22, in an article about long COVID symptoms and prosopagnosia, more commonly known as face blindness. (Picked up by U.S. News & World Report and others.)
Current Smoking Strong Predictor of Suicide, Overdose Among Those With Smoking History – Healio
Read article – A study by Natalie Riblet, an assistant professor of psychiatry and of the Dartmouth Institute, and Bradley V. Watts, an associate professor of psychiatry, is featured in an article about smoking as a predictor of suicide and overdose. “The results reiterate the critical need to promote smoking cessation as a strategy to reduce morbidity and death in the population,” Riblet and Watts said.