The Geisel School of Medicine and Dartmouth-Hitchcock are partnering with Brigham and Women’s Hospital as one of four centers in a new American Heart Association-funded research network charged with unlocking some of the mysteries behind vascular disease.
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Sandra L. Wong, MD, MS, chair of surgery at the Geisel School of Medicine and Dartmouth-Hitchcock, has been named the William N. and Bessie Allyn Professor in Surgery.
A team of Geisel researchers will receive funding from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to design new methods for comparing the effectiveness of alternative therapies that can lead to improvements in practice and better outcomes for patients.
The scholar is funded by an endowment established by world-renowned ophthalmologist and Dartmouth alumnus Francis A. L’Esperance, Jr., MD, (MED’54), which supports research in ophthalmology and diseases of the eye.
Dartmouth SYNERGY Scholars prepares young clinical scientists for success in today’s highly competitive research environment.
Dr. Sandra L. Wong, the William W. Coon Professor of Surgical Oncology and Associate Chair of Clinical Affairs at the University of Michigan Health System, has been named Chair of Surgery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock and the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and Senior Vice President of the Surgical Service Line at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. Her term begins October 26.
Modern Healthcare – In this article, James Weinstein, CEO of Dartmouth-Hitchcock and professor of orthopaedics, the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, and community and family medicine at Geisel, and William Weeks, professor of psychiatry, community and family medicine, and the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice at Geisel, discuss how Dartmouth-Hitchcock and other leading academic health systems in Medicare’s Pioneer accountable care organization program face a payment conundrum.
Students at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth are often seeking out ways to become involved in programs that allow them to customize their education and express creativity. Though the programs are not always directly connected to medicine, the overall goal is always to educate them on the best way to serve the communities they’ll be entering as physicians and scientists.
A unique facility for both patient care and translational research, the new Center for Surgical Innovation at Dartmouth-Hitchcock combines interoperative imaging capabilities that give surgeons unprecedented ability to see, in real time, the tissue and organs involved in procedures.
Dartmouth SYNERGY has received a $3.2 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant that will help speed research and clinical trials of promising treatments at academic medical centers across the nation.