“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.
Ron Taylor, director of the New Hampshire IdEA Network for Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) program, describes how the NIH’s INBRE plays an important role in fostering research partnerships between Dartmouth and other universities in the state.