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STARTS 2018 presenters, judges, and participants.

The Next Generation of Surgeon Investigators: Surgical Trainees Answer Tough Questions Facing Surgeons and Patients

How do we define “competence” in surgical consultation? What factors lead to overuse of invasive screening tests in low-risk patients with bladder cancer? These were some of the questions asked by the fifteen young surgical investigators from the Geisel School of Medicine and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center at the sixth annual STARS (Surgical Trainees Advancing Research Symposium) event on April 12-13. Sponsored by the Department of Surgery, the two-day event promotes interest in surgical health services research among young and aspiring surgeons through a spirited but supportive competition.

Students at the home of Dartmouth and Geisel alum Dr. Angie Erdrich (front row on the right)

Minnesota Indian Health Service Trip 2018 Presentation April 3

This year, 23 first-year Geisel med students and five Dartmouth Institute students embarked on a journey to Minnesota and Wisconsin for spring break. Along with advisor Shawn O’Leary, the group spent time in Minneapolis with the urban Indian Community and visited five different reservations across northern Minnesota and one nation in Wisconsin. The trip gave students a glimpse into Indian history, culture, and health.

Announcing the 2018 SYNERGY Translational Pilot Grant Awards

Congratulations to the 2018 SYNERGY Translational Pilot Grant Awardees! Following a review of 27 letters of intent, SYNERGY invited 12 full applications, and after a detailed review, selected five awardees. Aligning with SYNERGY’s mission of fostering collaborative interactions between basic, translational, and health services researchers, the awardees come from diverse […]

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Sixth Annual Surgical Trainees Advancing Research Symposium (STARS)

Sixth Annual Surgical Trainees Advancing Research Symposium (STARS)

Faculty and students are invited to attend the Sixth Annual Surgical Trainees Advancing Research Symposium (STARS) to be held on April 12 and 13 at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. The STARS event, sponsored by the Department of Surgery, promotes interest in surgical health services research among young surgeons through a spirited but supportive competition.

Photo by Jon Gilbert Fox

Match Day 2018 Livestream

For medical students, the annual Match Day event is one of the most anticipated and exciting days of their medical education as they discover where they will start their residency training after graduation. Once again, we will be streaming live video of our Match Day event so that friends, family, and colleagues can join in the excitement. Visit dartgo.org/match18 on Friday, March 16 at 11:45 AM, to watch live video of Geisel’s 2018 Match Day event. Please use the hashtag #GeiselMatch18 to follow the excitement on social media and to share good wishes and memories with the Class of 2019. Good luck to all of our students participating in the Match!

Susan Dentzer Discusses ACA Changes and Challenges

Susan Dentzer Discusses ACA Changes and Challenges

On Tuesday morning, Susan Dentzer D ’77, president and CEO of the Network for Excellence in Health Innovation, and a member of Geisel’s Board of Overseers, gave an informative presentation at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center to Geisel fourth-year medical students, faculty and Dartmouth-Hitchcock staff entitled, “Not Dead Yet: Policy Lessons from the Effort to Repeal and Replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA).”