Recent growth in health care spending for commercially insured individuals is due primarily to increases in prices for medical services, rather than increased use, according to a new study led by researchers at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice, published today in the American Journal of Managed Care.
In this video, first-year Dartmouth medical student Greg Hanson talks about how his first night shadowing emergency medicine physicians in high school — and seeing them save a baby’s life — ultimately inspired him to pursue a career in medicine.
Strong support from donors pushed the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and Dartmouth-Hitchcock to new levels of philanthropic support for the fiscal year that ended on June 30, 2014.
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.
In this Road to Geisel video, first year student Lauren Fall describes a special orientation week activity that she participated in at the Geisel School of Medicine.
After the first few days at Geisel, Andrew Park (’18) explains what both superheroes and autophagy have to do with life as a medical student.
In this video, first-year medical student Andrew Huang talks about how the combination of a small-class size, a strong sense of community, and the ability to complete rotations at diverse teaching hospitals is what attracted him to Geisel.
More than 40 percent of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) recipients take opioid pain relievers, while the prevalence of chronic opioid use is over 20 percent and rising, reports a study in the September issue of Medical Care.
Following two high-profile suicides, Dr. Paul Holtzheimer discusses depression and suicide.
A team-teaching collaboration between a Dartmouth College anthropologist and a Geisel School of Medicine infectious-disease expert turned out to be an educational experience for both the students and the faculty.