A new program at Geisel aims to address medical students’ mental health needs and spur cultural change within the field of medicine.
Both first- and second-year Geisel medical students completed their required 14-day quarantines and screening PCR testing per Dartmouth policy. As of this week, we are happy to report that there are no positive tests among our medical or graduate students. Thanks to everyone for their continued commitment to the safety of our community.
Prachee Avasthi, PhD, an associate professor of biochemistry and cell biology at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine and one of the medical school’s newest faculty members, has received the 2020 Women in Cell Biology Junior Award for Excellence in Research from the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB).
Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine welcomed 92 first-year medical students to the Upper Valley while observing COVID-19 safety protocols and new students got to know each other during a variety of virtual orientation sessions that included an orienteering activity.
To better help students navigate the challenges of medical school and support their professional development, the Geisel School of Medicine began replacing its longstanding advising system with a new longitudinal coaching program for incoming first-year students at the start of the 2019 academic year with small group and individual coaching sessions.
With the awarding of a five-year, $19.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Geisel and the University of New Hampshire will continue to lead efforts to enhance biomedical research capabilities in the state as part of the New Hampshire IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (NH-INBRE).
Summer 2020 marks the revival of Lifelines, Geisel School of Medicine’s literary and art journal. Freely distributed to hospitals, clinics, assisted living facilities, schools, and libraries in New Hampshire and Vermont, the journal connects healthcare providers and patients through narratives in medicine.
Each year, while many students spend spring break in a warmer climate, a group of first-year medical students from the Geisel School of Medicine travel to snowy Minnesota. Their destination: Five Native American reservations.
The Dermatology Section of the Department of Surgery, and the Emergency Medicine Section of the Department of Medicine are now full, autonomous, academic departments, and are set to gain advantages in teaching, research, professional recruitments, and patient care.
On Friday, June 19, the Geisel School of Medicine’s Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement and Dean’s Office hosted the Juneteenth Town Hall of Racism and Structural Violence to bring the Geisel community together to learn, reflect, and honor the lives lost to anti-Black racism.