Growing up in Nigeria, Geisel School of Medicine student Ayobami “Ayo” Olufadeji learned firsthand what it means to live in a community without enough doctors—and he’s committed to changing that.
“The more options you have as a learner, the better it is. There’s a culture of that here at Geisel, where students are really working to promote their own learning and everyone else’s learning at the same time,” says Geisel medical student Aaron Steen. Steen, a second-year student, received an iPad […]
“At Dartmouth, we believe in embracing the worlds troubles as our own…even if in your daily life you don’t have the opportunity to see the need in the community, being able to support other people at the forefront of caring about the community is important”, says Geisel graduate student Marie […]
Ellen Meara, Associate Professor at Geisel’s Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, discusses her study of the Massachusetts health care reform experience and how research has shed light on populations that have been ignored in the past.
“At Dartmouth, we believe in embracing the world’s troubles and being our neighbor’s keeper,” says Marie Onakomaiya, a PhD student at the Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, in this video about Dartmouth supporting the United Way Campaign.
Ellen Meara, Associate Professor at Geisel’s Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, discuses the complex nature of healthcare reform and the various pieces that need to play a part in changing how healthcare is delivered and paid for.
During their first week of student orientation, Dartmouth medical students participate in Valley Quest, a day of community service which brings groups of students to the various agencies within the local community that provide services for uninsured and underserved populations. The experience exposes students to not only the healthcare problems that their local patient populations encounter, but also to the everyday challenges that many of those same patients face.
While participating in Geisel School of Medicine’s first-year community service program – called Valley Quest – during orientation week, medical student Tyler Giberson discusses the importance of stepping outside of the classroom, volunteering in the community, and improving lives.
Freddie Fu, MD, a 1975 graduate of Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, shared his “20 Thoughts for Young Doctors” in his keynote speech to first-year medical students at the school’s a annual White Coat ceremony.
On September 28th, 2013, the Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine class of 2017 gathered with faculty, family and friends for the school’s annual White Coat ceremony. Geisel students Tyler Giberson, Vivienne Meljen, Asia Peek and Shawn Li discuss what receiving the coat means to them, and talk about the great responsibility of caring for patients that comes with it.