Two Geisel medical students were recognized during the Association of American Medical Colleges annual meeting for their demonstrated leadership and commitment to diversity. Chad Lewis ’20 has received a prestigious Herbert W. Nickens Scholarship award, and Alex Lindqwister ’21, was elected national chair of the AAMC Organization of Student Representatives.
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David A. Acosta, MD, FAAFP, chief diversity and inclusion officer at the Association of American Medical Colleges, will present at a special Medicine and Surgery combined grand rounds on Friday, Sept. 7 at 8:00 AM.
Geisel School of Medicine Dean Duane Compton has named Stephanie L. White, MD, MSHS, FAAP, Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion. White succeeds Dean of Faculty Affairs Leslie Henderson, PhD, who has held that position since 2014.
Shawn O’Leary, director of the Office for Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement at Geisel, has received the Holly Fell Sateia Award, one of four Martin Luther King Jr. Social Justice Awards given this year as part of the Dartmouth community’s month-long celebration honoring the life and legacy of the civil rights leader.
The 2017 Geisel MLK Celebration will kick-off on Friday, Jan. 13 with the presentation of the documentary America Divided – “Something in the Water.”
At the recent regional conference, Geisel’s chapter of the Latino Medical Student Association was named 2016 Chapter of the Year, and two Geisel second-year medical students were elected co-directors of the association’s Northeast Region.
By establishing a first-ever Latino Medical Student Association Northeast chapter at Geisel School of Medicine, Adrianna Stanley ’18 and Freddy Vazquez ’18 are ambassadors for Geisel’s growing Latino community.
On Saturday, February 20, the Latino Medical Student Association 43rd Annual Regional Conference is being hosted for first time at Dartmouth.
The 2015 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at the Geisel School of Medicine will explore current limitations barring universal access to healthcare, and the underlying problems in order to contemplate opportunities for meaningful progress.