Family physician and clinical professor Sarah Spencer provides primary care and mentors Geisel students in Ninilchik, Alaska. Geisel graduates, faculty and students are making a difference with Alaska Native health.
Learning the roots and rewards of rural primary care medicine while serving American Indian populations. That’s what Geisel medical students experience during valuable clerkships in places like Fort Defiance, Arizona.
Working with American Indian communities in northern Minnesota, the Geisel School of Medicine’s alternative spring break program offers valuable primary care experiences for medical students.
Steve Bensen, an associate professor of medicine, had long wanted to get involved in global health work. He recently got his chance when he spent two months helping to train physicians and residents at two hospitals in Rwanda.
Following two high-profile suicides, Dr. Paul Holtzheimer discusses depression and suicide.
Becker’s Hospital Review included Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in its 2014 list of “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs.” Organizations included on this year’s list are considered to be leaders in quality patient care, cancer outcomes and research.
Over the course of the World Cup, young soccer fans representing Grassroot Soccer, a nonprofit organization founded by Tommy Clark (D’92, Med’01), have had the chance to learn about creating positive change in their community and, of course, to play some soccer.
On June 18, Susanne Tanski, MD, an associate professor of pediatrics at Geisel and a pediatrician, testified before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation about the risks of e-cigarettes.
In this video, Lisa Adams, MD, global health dean at Geisel, tells of the change already happening in Rwanda…and the impact on the country’s health as hundreds of new specialists enter the workforce in the coming years.
For the past two years, as part of the Rwandan Human Resources for Health program, Dr. Jean-Luc Nkurikiyimfura has been collaborating with faculty at the Geisel School of Medicine despite working and living thousands of miles away.