When medical students lead grand rounds, they not only have a formal venue to talk about their research and accomplishments, they gain valuable experience in an essential time-honored tradition in the medical profession.
Results from a new study co-led by researchers at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine and the Department of Surgery at Kuma Hospital in Kobe, Japan, show that active surveillance can be successfully implemented as a viable treatment option for patients with low-risk thyroid cancer.
Four Geisel students are working with faculty to integrate content around caring for patients with disabilities into the school’s curriculum.
Alan I. Green, MD, the Raymond Sobel Professor of Psychiatry, who served as chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Geisel and Dartmouth-Hitchcock for nearly 18 years, died Thursday, November 26.
An advocate for underrepresented students, Luis Rosa, MEd, LCMHC, has spent the better part of his career focusing on their mental health needs. He now works with Geisel’s Counseling Services team where he continues his dedication to the wellbeing of Black, LGBTQ, and multi-racial students.
The Homeless Healthcare Outreach Program, a collaboration between Geisel medical students, Upper Valley Haven, and Good Neighbor Health Clinic, supports those experiencing homelessness in a time of increased health and economic vulnerability. Results of this initiative are described in “Lessons from a Free Clinic During Covid-19: Medical Students Serving Individuals Experiencing Homelessness Using Tele-Health” in the October issue of The Journal of Ambulatory Care Management.
Steven L. Bernstein, MD, has been named as the inaugural Chief Research Officer for Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H), Associate Dean of Clinical Research at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, and Director of the C. Everett Koop Institute at Geisel.
The next Medical Student Grand Rounds will be held via Zoom on November 11 from 5:30 – 7:00 PM. Please RSVP at the link below to receive the Zoom link for the meeting.
A team of researchers led by Dartmouth’s and Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center has identified mammary basal cells as a contributing source to the development of heterogeneous tumor cell subpopulations and found that activation of the PKA signaling pathway can curtail their emergence, providing opportunities for new therapeutic approaches to breast cancer.
Geisel students are among those from more than 50 medical schools nationwide who have partnered with VotER, a nonpartisan initiative, to ensure that patients can register to vote and cast their ballots in a healthy way this November.