Sylvia Guerra ’21 is one of five U.S. medical students to receive the prestigious 2019 Herbert W. Nickens Medical Student Scholarship award from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).
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HHMI Fellow Alyssa Flores ’20 Shares Lead Authorship on Venous Disease Study and Receives an Early Career Investigator Award
Geisel School of Medicine student Alyssa Flores ’20, part a team of Stanford University School of Medicine researchers who published a study on venous disease in the journal Circulation, says they found height to be an unexpected risk factor in developing varicose veins.
Gabriela “Ika” Kovacikova ’20: Finding Your Way Home
Competitive swimming taught Ika Kovacikova ’20 about the importance of teamwork and shared success. It also taught her to never give up on a challenge—a skill she brings to medical school and believes will serve her well when taking care of patients.
Student Spotlight: Marcel Brown ’21 – Getting to the Heart of the Matter
First-year Geisel student Marcel Brown chose a career in medicine because it will allow him to combine his strong interests in science and in working with people. “I saw the small size of Dartmouth and Geisel as a great asset, one that would promote a lot of meaningful collaboration,” he says.
Patrick Tolosky ’21: Simple Pleasures
First-year Geisel medical student Patrick Tolosky believes empowerment through health and wellbeing can be an effective avenue toward breaking the cycle of poverty—it’s why he wants to become a physician.
Student Spotlight – Meghan Bullock ’20: Changing Lanes
Experiences such as working as a volunteer on medical mission trips to Honduras and practicing as an oncology nurse in Arizona helped Meghan Bullock ’20 decide that medical school was the right path for her.
Student Spotlight—Vivian Bhushan ’20: Determination and Grit
Vivian Bhushan wants to help those living in humble circumstance lead healthier lives.
Pedagogical Innovation: A Geisel Student Shares Her Perspective
As part of a four-student panel on innovative educational modalities, second-year medical student Sandy Rao spoke to a group of anatomy professors during the annual meeting of the American Association of Anatomists about the benefit of incorporating problem-based learning into anatomy medical education.
Student Spotlight—Catherine Gordon ’20: A Strong Sense of Place
Influenced by her deep Upper Valley roots, Catherine Gordon understands the connection between geography and population health—an interconnection she thinks will help explain the challenges facing her future patients.
Geisel Student Awarded Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Fellowship
Alyssa Flores (’19) has been awarded a prestigious Howard Hughes Medical Institute Medical Research Fellowship and will receive support for one year of mentored and in-depth training in biomedical research.