Improving Lives

Dr. Jean-Luc Nkurikiyimfura, a Rwandan physician, works with Dr. Lisa Adams as part of the Human Resources for Health Program. Photo by Lars Blackmore.

From Rwanda to Hanover

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.

Geisel Food Challenge Builds Compassion

Geisel Food Challenge Builds Compassion

How do you define compassion, how do you best teach it, and how do you practice it as a doctor-in-training? Khushboo Jhala (’16) has been exploring these questions through a project funded by the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare.

Walk the Global Talk: Taking Action on Health Inequities

Walk the Global Talk: Taking Action on Health Inequities

Address health inequities wherever they occur. That focus is key to the mission of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. In this video, Lisa Adams, MD, associate dean for global health at Geisel, speaks about the medical school’s commitment to underserved communities and its role in an increasingly interconnected world.

Lisa Adams: Building Geisel’s Global Connections

Lisa Adams: Building Geisel’s Global Connections

As a field of study, global health didn’t exist when Lisa V. Adams, MD ’90, was a Dartmouth medical student. After finding her own path, she is now using her more than 20 years of global health experience to help students coordinate international service-learning experiences through Geisel School of Medicine’s Center for Health Equity.

Geisel medical student Jason Laurita ('16) looks over a patient's chart with Dr. Jack Turco, one of the many physicians who volunteer at the Good Neighbor Health Clinic. Photo by Jon Gilbert Fox.

Good Neighbors

Geisel medical students and faculty help keep the Good Neighbor Health Clinic running, enabling local residents to obtain primary care.