Articles by: Susan Green

The teaching hospital in Kigali, Rwanda, where Steven Bensen helped to train physicians in gastroenterology.

Finding Inspiration in Rwanda

Steve Bensen, an associate professor of medicine, had long wanted to get involved in global health work. He recently got his chance when he spent two months helping to train physicians and residents at two hospitals in Rwanda.

The Grassroot Soccer representatives had the chance to watch a quarterfinal game at the World Cup. Photo courtesy of Grassroot Soccer.

Playing for Hope

Over the course of the World Cup, young soccer fans representing Grassroot Soccer, a nonprofit organization founded by Tommy Clark (D’92, Med’01), have had the chance to learn about creating positive change in their community and, of course, to play some soccer.

Student Spotlight: Michaela Staley

Student Spotlight: Michaela Staley

One day, while Michaela Staley (’17) and other volunteers with a local nonprofit organization were out in the Arizona desert providing food and water for undocumented immigrants crossing the border, something unusual happened.

Lisa Adams: Building Geisel’s Global Connections

Lisa Adams: Building Geisel’s Global Connections

As a field of study, global health didn’t exist when Lisa V. Adams, MD ’90, was a Dartmouth medical student. After finding her own path, she is now using her more than 20 years of global health experience to help students coordinate international service-learning experiences through Geisel School of Medicine’s Center for Health Equity.

Formal Attire Required

Formal Attire Required

Every year, the Medical School welcomes students to the profession in the White Coat Ceremony. In an increasingly informal age, what does it mean to wear a white coat? Geisel students and faculty talk about the history of the ceremony and what it means to them.