The Alumni Council of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth will honor five of its most accomplished alumni at its first annual achievement awards celebration on Friday, October 17.
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Dartmouth alumnus Matthew Putnam (D’74, Med’77) talks about his journey from a career in academic medicine to performing surgery on the front lines of the war in Afghanistan.
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.
Faculty and alumni of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth will discuss recent advances in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of chronic and life-threatening diseases in a medical education session on Friday, September 19, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
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.
Dr. Norm Payson’s experience as a scholarship student at Dartmouth inspired him to donate funds to help ease the pressures of debt for medical students at the Geisel School of Medicine.
“It’s my turn to give the next generation the opportunity that I had,” says Alan Mandel ’79, “a great beginning to a lifetime of practicing medicine.”
Gowri Anandarajah, a member of the Class of 1988 and a professor of family medicine at Brown, has studied the place of spirituality in medicine—for both patients and physicians.
Twenty years ago, when they were profiled in Dartmouth Medicine, Jane Auger, Ben Gardner, and Angela Erdrich were Dartmouth medical students and just starting their medical careers. They look back on the changes they’ve seen personally and professionally over the past two decades.
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.