To better help students navigate the challenges of medical school and support their professional development, the Geisel School of Medicine began replacing its longstanding advising system with a new longitudinal coaching program for incoming first-year students at the start of the 2019 academic year with small group and individual coaching sessions.
With the awarding of a five-year, $19.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Geisel and the University of New Hampshire will continue to lead efforts to enhance biomedical research capabilities in the state as part of the New Hampshire IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (NH-INBRE).
Summer 2020 marks the revival of Lifelines, Geisel School of Medicine’s literary and art journal. Freely distributed to hospitals, clinics, assisted living facilities, schools, and libraries in New Hampshire and Vermont, the journal connects healthcare providers and patients through narratives in medicine.
Each year, while many students spend spring break in a warmer climate, a group of first-year medical students from the Geisel School of Medicine travel to snowy Minnesota. Their destination: Five Native American reservations.
The Dermatology Section of the Department of Surgery, and the Emergency Medicine Section of the Department of Medicine are now full, autonomous, academic departments, and are set to gain advantages in teaching, research, professional recruitments, and patient care.
On Friday, June 19, the Geisel School of Medicine’s Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement and Dean’s Office hosted the Juneteenth Town Hall of Racism and Structural Violence to bring the Geisel community together to learn, reflect, and honor the lives lost to anti-Black racism.
As the Dartmouth community holds its various Class Day ceremonies virtually this year, one highlight amongst the celebrations will be the graduation of the first Master of Science (MS) degree class of the Graduate Program in Quantitative Biomedical Sciences (QBS) with 20 graduates. The QBS program trains highly qualified students in bioinformatics, biostatistics, epidemiology, health data science, and medical informatics for careers in academia and industry.
With the COVID-19 pandemic, the Geisel School of Medicine held a virtual Class Day ceremony to ensure the health and safety of the Dartmouth community and graduates’ families on June 6, 2020.
Geisel School of Medicine’s Class Day ceremony will be held virtually on June 6 while keeping traditional elements including regalia, guest speakers, and the Hippocratic oath.
Carrie Colla, PhD, an associate professor of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, has been named a 2020 Emerging Leader in Health and Medicine Scholar by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM).