Every year, the Medical School welcomes students to the profession in the White Coat Ceremony. In an increasingly informal age, what does it mean to wear a white coat? Geisel students and faculty talk about the history of the ceremony and what it means to them.
Leadership is not something people are born with, says Dean Chip Souba. It’s a skill—one that the Medical School is working to ensure every graduate has.
As an adventure-loving college student in Iowa, Kristen Jogerst knew she wanted to do three things with her life. As a second-year medical student, she’s well on her way to accomplishing all three.
The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth has moved into the top 20 of medical schools nationally for primary care, climbing 13 spots to 18th in the 2015 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Medical Schools rankings. Geisel also moved up four spots to 34th in the Best Medical Schools for research ranking.
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.
Applications to Geisel’s 2014 MD entering class are up 22% compared to last year. The medical school experienced an increase of 1,104 applications, pushing the total to 5,241 applications from prospective students this year.
Catherine Pipas, MD, director of the leadership component of the new curriculum at Geisel and a professor of community and family medicine, has been appointed a Faculty Member of the Association of American Medical Colleges’ Leadership Education and Development Program.
“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 […]
Leslie R. DeMars, MD, has been named interim Chair of Obstetrics/Gynecology at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, replacing Richard H. Reindollar, MD, who had served as chair since 2005.