Have you been wondering if there are enough eligible patients to support your study? Find out using Dartmouth i2b2—the patient cohort discovery tool! SYNERGY Clinical and Translational Science Institute will provide an overview of i2b2 this Friday, March 22 from 9:00 to 10:00 AM in Auditorium H at DHMC (includes a light breakfast).
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/match2019 on Friday, March 15 at 11:45 AM, to watch live video of Geisel’s 2019 Match Day event. **UPDATE: Thanks to everyone who joined us live for Match Day 2019! If you missed this year’s event, you can still watch video from the event here.
Whether your team or organization is just beginning to implement quality improvement projects or you’ve been engaged in such work for years, the Health Care Quality Conference on May 4 at DHMC promises to offer tools and techniques that can be beneficial no matter where you are in your journey to improve quality. Continuing medical education credits are available. Dartmouth employees receive a discounted registration.
This spring, SYNERGY Clinical and Translational Science Institute will be running a series of workshops at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (from March 22 through May 31) for two informatics tools: REDCap and i2b2. REDCap is a secure web application for building and managing online surveys and data. Dartmouth i2b2, the patient cohort discovery tool, will allow you to answer questions like: Are there enough eligible patients to support my study? How many patients are taking a certain medication? For how long?
Please join the Geisel Class of 2019 as they present their final quality improvement projects from their senior capstone course on Tuesday, March 12. Over a dozen student groups are working with teams including over 30 faculty leaders to help improve care to the patients and populations we serve. Projects span the clinical service areas in almost every specialty. The session will occur in the Williamson Building atrium with poster viewing from 5:30 to 6:00 PM, short talks from 6:00 to 7:00 PM, and more time at posters from 7:00 to 7:30 PM. Beverages and appetizers will be served.
Susan Dentzer DC ’77 will give a talk for the Geisel senior capstone course on Thursday, February 7, 9:00 – 11:00 AM, in DHMC Auditoriums E/F. The talk is open to the Geisel and D-H communities and is entitled “Health Care Without Walls: What It Could Mean For Practice, Education, and the System.” Dentzer is one of the nation’s most respected health and health policy thought leaders and a frequent speaker and commentator on television and radio, including PBS and NPR, and an author of commentaries and analyses in print publications such as Modern Healthcare. She is currently a Visiting Fellow at the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy, the Washington, DC-based arm of Duke University that focuses on health system transformation, biopharmaceutical policy, and other key health policy issues. She is also a member of the Board of Advisors for the Geisel School of Medicine.
Are you a researcher? Writing a research proposal? Getting ready to publish? Attend Gear Up on January 24th, 2019 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm at DHMC Auditoria A-C to learn about Dartmouth and DHMC research support services and meet the people who provide the support. Gear Up is an information fair that gives you the opportunity get answers directly from the source – Dartmouth and DHMC departments that help with the research process. For more information, check out the Gear Up for Research website.
Geisel’s 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration will be held January 18 – 19 in the Class of ’78 Life Sciences Center’s Oopik Auditorium. This year’s theme is “Honoring a Survivor’s Narrative: Our Role In Empowering Victims Of Sexual Violence” and will feature a screening of the documentary “I Am Evidence” and keynote speaker Alicia Ely Yamin, JD, MPH, Senior Scholar in Residence, Global Health Education and Learning Incubator, Harvard University and Adjunct Lecturer on Global Health and Population, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health. For more information and a full schedule of events visit https://geiselmed.dartmouth.edu/dice/mlk/.