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?
Geisel School of Medicine Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education, Greg Ogrinc, MD, MS, announces the appointment of two new associate deans.
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.
Please visit https://www.dartmouth.edu/~library/biomed/services/education/calendar.html for additional workshop information and to register.
- Which Reference Manager is Right for Me? February 11, 12:00 – 1:00 PM, Matthews-Fuller DHMC
- Endnote: Managing Citations and Bibliographies, February 21, 12:00 – 1:00 PM, Dana Library 338
- PubMed: Getting Started, February 25, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Matthews-Fuller DHMC
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/.
Dartmouth invites faculty, staff, and students to ring in the start of the College’s 250th anniversary year with celebrations planned across campus.
Arielle Baker, Guarini ‘19, a PhD candidate in the neuroscience track of the Program in Experimental and Molecular Medicine (PEMM), has received a Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship. She will be working with the Committee on Women at the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) to advocate for the participation and retention of women in these disciplines.
Two Geisel medical students were recognized during the Association of American Medical Colleges annual meeting for their demonstrated leadership and commitment to diversity. Chad Lewis ’20 has received a prestigious Herbert W. Nickens Scholarship award, and Alex Lindqwister ’21, was elected national chair of the AAMC Organization of Student Representatives.