The Syvertsen Scholars and Fellow program honors fourth-year Geisel School of Medicine students who exemplify the qualities that former dean Dr. Rolf Syvertsen stood for and have become deeply embedded in the culture of the medical school.
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Match Day is an important day in the life of graduating medical students—it’s when they discover where they will be spending their residency. This story (parts 1 and 2) features seven students on the cusp of their professional careers.
As part of the 2019-20 class of New Hampshire/Vermont Schweitzer Fellows, nine Geisel medical students will spend the next year learning to address social factors affecting community health while developing lifelong leadership skills in the process.
Geisel first-year students and Sweitzer Fellows Shuaibu Ali ’21 and Kenny Williams ’21 are partnering with classmates and local high schools to offer Upper Valley STEM Scholars. The program allows students to gain exposure and mentorship in STEM fields like medicine, while learning how societal issues impact the health of communities.
Schweitzer Fellows Jaci Gresham ’21 and Sand Mastrangelo ’21 saw a need and took action—they established a community of mentors for Upper Valley LGBTQIA+ teens.
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.
As the Dartmouth community and the nation celebrate Veterans Day, several of our Geisel student veterans reflect on some of the most valuable lessons they learned while serving in the military and the impact of those experiences on their path to medicine.
Dedicated to mentoring Geisel students interested in research, Paul Barr, PhD, values their perspective and views them as a natural conduit between the medical and research communities.
The Geisel School of Medicine ushered in a new academic year by welcoming 92 new medical students to campus this week for orientation. The Class of 2022 brings with it diverse backgrounds and experiences, as well as a record of academic achievement and service around the world.
Congratulations to the Class of 2018! If you missed the event, you can catch-up on the video right here.