Each year, while many students spend spring break in a warmer climate, a group of first-year medical students from the Geisel School of Medicine travel to snowy Minnesota. Their destination: Five Native American reservations.
Articles by: Susan Green
On Friday, June 19, the Geisel School of Medicine’s Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement and Dean’s Office hosted the Juneteenth Town Hall of Racism and Structural Violence to bring the Geisel community together to learn, reflect, and honor the lives lost to anti-Black racism.
With the COVID-19 pandemic, the Geisel School of Medicine held a virtual Class Day ceremony to ensure the health and safety of the Dartmouth community and graduates’ families on June 6, 2020.
Geisel School of Medicine’s Class Day ceremony will be held virtually on June 6 while keeping traditional elements including regalia, guest speakers, and the Hippocratic oath.
Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine has appointed John Dick, III, MED ’03, interim senior associate dean of medical education, and Diana Wu, MD, interim associate dean of diversity and inclusion.
Given to medical students in recognition of their commitment to helping address public health issues in their community,the nationally competitive U.S. Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Award rewards visionary medical students who are advancing initiatives to improve social justice. Second-year Geisel students Sarah Kovan ’22, Sam Tsai ’22, and Isabelle Yang ’22, are this year’s recipients of theprestigious award.
First-year Geisel students Priscila Cevallos ’23 and Irene Vargas ’23 have been elected to the Executive Council of the Latino Medical Student Association-Northeast (LMSA-NE). New members are elected annually during the NE regional conference, which includes nearly 40 medical schools. Cevallos and Vargas will assume their new positions as Policy Chair, and Service Chair, respectively, early this summer.
Joseph Willard Inselburg, MD, professor emeritus of microbiology and immunology at Geisel School of Medicine, died February 29. He was 82 years old. His research career at Dartmouth’s medical school spanned 34 years.
Susan Harper MED ’84, died on Wednesday, January 29 in Hanover, NH. Harper served as an assistant dean for medical education and residency advisor at Geisel until 2018. For nearly 30 years she guided medical students through an often-stressful process of moving from medical school to residency.
During two exciting years as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Research Fellow, Alyssa Flores ’21 immersed herself in translational research in the lab of Nicholas Leeper, MD, director of vascular research and chief of vascular medicine at Stanford University; was lead author of a paper published in the journal Circulation; and had lunch with a Nobel Laureate. Now back at Geisel, Flores is lead author of a new paper published today in the journal Nature Nanotechnology.