Navigating the health-care system in Nigeria isn’t easy for an outsider, says medical student Peace Eneh. So she has found ways to team up with local partners as she spends the summer conducting research.
This summer, medical student Auriel August (’17) is working with the DarDar Pediatric Program in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Just after finishing her first-year exams, medical student Peace Eneh headed to Nigeria to begin work on a global health project. She reflects on the mix of excitement and nervousness she feels as she takes on the challenge.
Weakened by the crushing weight of burnout, first-year pediatrics resident and Geisel graduate Molly Taylor must find a way to get back to what drew her to medicine. In this essay, Taylor shares how swapping stories with a teenage patient brought light to a backbreaking day.
Despite the recent tragic violence and kidnappings in Nigeria, medical student Ayobami “Ayo” Olufadeji is determined to improve conditions in his home country. “The tide is turning in Nigeria and I believe we are on the brink of change—I am working to make sure that I am ready to do my part,” he writes.
During Rachel Brickman’s final week of the preclinical portion of medical school, she found herself reflecting on days past, speculating on those to come, and eating.
On the day he and his 86 classmates choose the order in which they will rotate through their third-year clinical clerkships, Geisel medical student Inyang Udo-Inyang (center) reflects on his first two years of medical school and realizes a simple truth.
The methodology Medicare uses to adjust the billions of dollars it pays health plans and hospitals to account for how sick their patients are is flawed and should be replaced, according to a new study by Dartmouth investigators published in the journal BMJ that weighed the performance of Medicare’s methodology against alternatives.
A trip to Sweden to see firsthand the Nobel Prize ceremony that honored Randy Schekman, a member of the Geisel Board of Overseers.
In a Viewpoint published in the March issue of JAMA, Dartmouth researchers question whether the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ use of financial penalties is the right tack for changing the behavior of hospitals.