Education

New GAME inductees Bill Nelson, Vincent Memoli, Jeffrey Kuvin, Justin Mowchun, and Patricia Lanter with Geisel dean Duane Compton.

New Members Inducted into Geisel Academy of Master Educators

Four new faculty were inducted into to the Geisel Academy of Master Educators and another honored with a lifetime achievement award. The Academy of Master Educators are a distinguished group of faculty nominated by their colleagues for their demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and medical education.

Heidi Robbins ’21: Fitting the Pieces Together

Heidi Robbins ’21: Fitting the Pieces Together

A love of language led rower Heidi Robbins ’21 to Tanzania to study Swahili, an experience that turned her attention to global health—subsequent trips to Sierra Leone and Kenya pointed her to medical school. But a surprising invitation to train for the Olympics changed her plans.

STARTS 2018 presenters, judges, and participants.

The Next Generation of Surgeon Investigators: Surgical Trainees Answer Tough Questions Facing Surgeons and Patients

How do we define “competence” in surgical consultation? What factors lead to overuse of invasive screening tests in low-risk patients with bladder cancer? These were some of the questions asked by the fifteen young surgical investigators from the Geisel School of Medicine and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center at the sixth annual STARS (Surgical Trainees Advancing Research Symposium) event on April 12-13. Sponsored by the Department of Surgery, the two-day event promotes interest in surgical health services research among young and aspiring surgeons through a spirited but supportive competition.