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).”
First-year Geisel student Marcel Brown chose a career in medicine because it will allow him to combine his strong interests in science and in working with people. “I saw the small size of Dartmouth and Geisel as a great asset, one that would promote a lot of meaningful collaboration,” he says.
Roger P. Smith, PhD, Irene Heinz Given Professor of Pharmacology Emeritus at Geisel School of Medicine, died January 22, 2018.
The Alumni Office is looking for submissions of photos by students, staff, and faculty to use in printed materials this year. The photos could show the campus, students, events, everything is welcome!
Second-year Geisel students Alex Doering, Reza Hessabi, and David Lakomy testified on behalf of House Bill 1241, a proposal to study the feasibility of a single payer healthcare system in New Hampshire.
Christina Angeles, MD, assistant professor of surgery, has been selected as the recipient of the 2017-18 SYNERGY Scholars Mentored Career Development Award, funded through Dartmouth SYNERGY Clinical and Translational Science Institute.
Please join us for Dartmouth’s 2018 Regional Physicians for Human Rights Conference, titled “The 50%: The Changing Arc of Women’s Rights”! The event will be held on Jan. 19th and 20th at Dartmouth’s Class of 1978 Life Sciences Center. Come join a discussion of the intersectional and reciprocal impacts of business, law, and socioeconomics on women’s rights.
UDPATE – Due to weather’s impact on travel, Dr. Acosta’s presentations have been cancelled. We will try to reschedule his visit for this spring.
In an essay for JAMA based on her speech at this year’s White Coat ceremony, Kathryn B. Kirkland, MD MED ’86, a professor of medicine and the Dorothy and John J. Byrne, Jr., Distinguished Chair in Palliative Medicine, uses the metaphor of the erosion of shorelines to guide medical students, residents, and physicians to understand the reshaping through the erosive forces inherent with the professional formation and changes of a medical career.
Two outstanding graduate student researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine, Heidi Chapman and Riley Hampsch, are gaining knowledge and skills in the biotechnology sector as recipients of 2017 Dartmouth SYNERGY/Celdara Medical High-Potential Entrepreneurs’ Fellowships.