The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced the appointment of Brett Rusch, MD, an assistant professor of psychiatry at the Geisel School of Medicine, as the new director of the White River Junction VA Medical Center.
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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.
As the Dartmouth community and the nation celebrate Veteran’s Day 2016, 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.
James Geiling, MD, MPH’14, a professor of medicine at Geisel, has received the 2016 James Wright Award for Distinguished Service, which is given each year by the Dartmouth Uniformed Service Alumni to honor the ideals of service, college, and country.
Michael Gleeson MD-PhD ’10, once disabled by reactive arthritis, regained his health with the right medical care and the help of his wife, Kirsten. His experience inspired him to become a physician-researcher.
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.
When Mike Lauria was a Dartmouth undergraduate, he didn’t aspire to join an elite military group, nor did he have dreams of becoming a physician. But his love of emergency medicine led him to answer the call to serve his nation and community.