Improving Lives

Geisel Hosts Virtual Town Hall on Racism and Structural Violence

Geisel Hosts Virtual Town Hall on Racism and Structural Violence

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.

Three Geisel Students Receive Prestigious Public Health Service Award

Three Geisel Students Receive Prestigious Public Health Service Award

Given to medical students in recognition of their commitment to helping address public health issues in their community,the nationally competitive U.S. Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Award rewards visionary medical students who are advancing initiatives to improve social justice. Second-year Geisel students Sarah Kovan ’22, Sam Tsai ’22, and Isabelle Yang ’22, are this year’s recipients of theprestigious award.

Pitching In

Pitching In

Like many members of the Dartmouth community, who have been eager to find ways to provide support to others during the COVID-19 pandemic, Aurora Drew, PhD, decided to answer the call when she saw the request for additional volunteer moderators posted on the Upper Valley (NH/VT) Facebook Group page.

Alison Holmes, MD, Bonny Whalen, MD, and Steve Chapman, MD, received the Academic Pediatric Association's Health Care Delivery award. Not pictured Julia Frew MD, and Daisy Goodman, DNP, MPH.

Five Geisel Faculty Win National Healthcare Delivery Award

Bonny Whalen, MD, Steve Chapman, MD, Alison Holmes, MD, Julia Frew, MD (MED ’05), and Daisy Goodman, DNP, MPH (TDI ’14), received the Academic Pediatric Association’s (APA) Health Care Delivery award for their work with mothers and newborns with opioid dependence. The award acknowledges innovative and effective programs that provide healthcare in the context of a teaching setting involving medical students and/or residents.