Just after finishing her first-year exams, medical student Peace Eneh headed to Nigeria to begin work on a global health project. She reflects on the mix of excitement and nervousness she feels as she takes on the challenge.
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Despite the recent tragic violence and kidnappings in Nigeria, medical student Ayobami “Ayo” Olufadeji is determined to improve conditions in his home country. “The tide is turning in Nigeria and I believe we are on the brink of change—I am working to make sure that I am ready to do my part,” he writes.
When Cindy Hahn was a young girl, her father, a virologist, used to let her sit at his microscope and look at immune cells fighting a pig virus. Watching that pig virus sparked a passion for science she is now pursuing as an MD-PhD student.
How do you define compassion, how do you best teach it, and how do you practice it as a doctor-in-training? Khushboo Jhala (’16) has been exploring these questions through a project funded by the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare.
One day, while Michaela Staley (’17) and other volunteers with a local nonprofit organization were out in the Arizona desert providing food and water for undocumented immigrants crossing the border, something unusual happened.
On the day he and his 86 classmates choose the order in which they will rotate through their third-year clinical clerkships, Geisel medical student Inyang Udo-Inyang (center) reflects on his first two years of medical school and realizes a simple truth.
A new program pairs first- and second-year students from the Geisel School of Medicine with patients at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center—for the benefit of both.
Congratulations to the nine students at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth selected as 2014-2015 New Hampshire-Vermont Schweitzer Fellows by the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, named for the famous physician-humanitarian.
At the much-anticipated annual Match Day event, 87 students at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine learned where they will pursue their next three to seven years of residency training after graduation. Nationally, more than 17,000 graduating U.S. allopathic medical school seniors and 16,000 others participated in this year’s match program.
Every year, the Medical School welcomes students to the profession in the White Coat Ceremony. In an increasingly informal age, what does it mean to wear a white coat? Geisel students and faculty talk about the history of the ceremony and what it means to them.