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The Next Generation of Surgeon Investigators: Surgical Trainees Answer Tough Questions Facing Surgeons and Patients
How do we define “competence” in surgical consultation? What factors lead to overuse of invasive screening tests in low-risk patients with bladder cancer? These were some of the questions asked by the fifteen young surgical investigators from the Geisel School of Medicine and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center at the sixth annual STARS (Surgical Trainees Advancing Research Symposium) event on April 12-13. Sponsored by the Department of Surgery, the two-day event promotes interest in surgical health services research among young and aspiring surgeons through a spirited but supportive competition. (Source: News a...
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - April 18, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Education Insider News event med students research surgery trainees Source Type: news

Study Reveals that Bacteria Use “Memory” to Form Biofilms
In a compelling new study, an international team of researchers—including Geisel's George O’Toole, PhD—has discovered that bacteria use multigenerational “memory” to successfully form biofilm communities. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - April 11, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: News Research bacteria George O'Toole microbiology Source Type: news

A Bridge to Primary Care for Rural Patients
Partnering with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Upper Valley Ambulance, second-year Geisel medical students Nick Valentini ’20 and Karissa LeClair ’20, created a novel solution to meeting the healthcare needs of rural patients. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - April 4, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Education Improving Lives News Dartmouth-Hitchcock Home-feature medical students primary care rural health student projects Source Type: news

Shedding New Light on Cell Sizing and Division
A study by a team of researchers at Geisel School of Medicine, featured in the Journal of Cell Biology, is revealing new details about cell cycle progression. Lead author James Moseley, PhD, describes how his team was able to track an elusive protein called Wee1 at the cell surface, and determine how it helps to regulate cell size and division. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - April 4, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: News Research Source Type: news

Minnesota Indian Health Service Trip 2018 Presentation April 3
This year, 23 first-year Geisel med students and five Dartmouth Institute students embarked on a journey to Minnesota and Wisconsin for spring break. Along with advisor Shawn O'Leary, the group spent time in Minneapolis with the urban Indian Community and visited five different reservations across northern Minnesota and one nation in Wisconsin. The trip gave students a glimpse into Indian history, culture, and health. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - March 28, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Education Insider News Source Type: news

Student Spotlight: Lindsay Holdcroft ’21—Giving Back
First-year Geisel student Lindsay Holdcroft has been coaching youth girls’ hockey since finishing her career as a standout goalie for the Big Green in 2014. “It’s been a lot of fun teaching them skills and seeing them improve, and it’s been rewarding to see them develop and gain confidence in themselves, both on and off the ice,” she says. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - March 27, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: Education News community engagement first-year student hockey Home-feature Student Spotlight Source Type: news

Geisel Students Celebrate Match Day Success
On Match Day, fourth-years students at the Geisel School of Medicine joined thousands of fellow medical students across the U.S. as they discovered where they will start their residency training after graduation. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - March 20, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Derik Hertel Tags: Insider News Home-feature Match Day med students medical education Source Type: news

E-Cigarettes May Be More Harmful Than Beneficial According to Evidence-Based Research
Dartmouth study finds e-cigarette use could do more harm than good by substantially increasing the number of adolescents and young adults who eventually become cigarette smokers and marginally decreasing the number of adult cigarette smokers who quit. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - March 15, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: News Press Release Research addiction e-cigarettes Norris Cotton Cancer Center Samir Soneji smoking cessation Source Type: news

Empowering Communities Through Photography
By putting cameras in the hands of people of all ages to share their point of view—a process called photovoice—Geisel researcher Anna M. Adachi-Mejia, PhD TDI ’02 seeks to understand how a rural community’s infrastructure contributes to health behaviors. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - March 14, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Improving Lives Insider News Research aging Anna Adachi-Mejia community health rural health The Dartmouth Institute Source Type: news

Undergraduate Initiative in Healthcare Delivery Science Launches with Philanthropic Gift
A generous gift from Eric Eickler D'57 will support new undergraduate educational programming in healthcare delivery science—previously available only at the graduate and professional level at Dartmouth. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - March 7, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Donor Impact Education News Home-feature philanthropy The Dartmouth Institute undergraduate Source Type: news

Geisel Renews Partnership Agreement with Peruvian Hospital
Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine recently renewed its partnership agreement with Hospital Cayetano Heredia—a public university hospital in Lima, Peru, which serves as a national reference hospital in the country and is one of the leading clinical teaching and research institutions in Peru. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - February 21, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: Education Improving Lives News Center for Health Equity global health partnership Peru South America Source Type: news

Geisel Researchers Further Understanding of Fungal Morphology
A new study by researchers in Geisel's Sundstrom Lab sheds new light on a previously little understood area of fungal biology and could lead to new treatments for dangerous fungal pathogens. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - February 20, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: News Research fungal infection Paula Sundstrom Source Type: news

Susan Dentzer Discusses ACA Changes and Challenges
On Tuesday morning, Susan Dentzer D '77, president and CEO of the Network for Excellence in Health Innovation, and a member of Geisel’s Board of Overseers, gave an informative presentation at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center to Geisel fourth-year medical students, faculty and Dartmouth-Hitchcock staff entitled, “Not Dead Yet: Policy Lessons from the Effort to Repeal and Replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA).” (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - February 14, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: Insider News Source Type: news

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. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - February 7, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Education News medical student Student Spotlight Source Type: news

Barbara Jobst Named the Louis and Ruth Frank Professor in Neuroscience
Barbara C. Jobst, MD, PhD, professor of neurology at the Geisel School of Medicine and section chief in the department of neurology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, has been named the Louis and Ruth Frank Professor in Neuroscience. An internationally recognized pioneer in the treatment of epilepsy and associated memory disorders, Jobst has led the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Epilepsy Center since 2008 and the Epilepsy and Cognition Lab at Geisel since 2013. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - January 31, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Lauren Seidman Tags: Donor Impact News Barbara Jobst endowed professorship faculty Home-feature philanthropy Source Type: news

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. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - January 24, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: Education Insider News Home-feature medical student Student Spotlight Source Type: news

Geisel School of Medicine Emeritus Professor Roger Smith Dies
Roger P. Smith, PhD, Irene Heinz Given Professor of Pharmacology Emeritus at Geisel School of Medicine, died January 22, 2018. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - January 24, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Insider News Source Type: news

Tsongalis Receives Prestigious National Leadership Award
Gregory Tsongalis, PhD, a professor of pathology at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine and director of the Laboratory for Clinical Genomics and Advanced Technology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Norris Cotton Cancer Center, has received the Jeffrey A. Kant Leadership Award from the Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP). (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - January 23, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: News Research awards faculty faculty achievement faculty recognition Gregory Tsongalis Norris Cotton Cancer Center Source Type: news

Geisel Students Advocate for Single Payer Healthcare System
Second-year Geisel students Alex Doering, Reza Hessabi, and David Lakomy testified on behalf of House Bill 1241, a proposal to study the feasibility of a single payer healthcare system in New Hampshire. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - January 17, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Insider News advocacy healthcare reform Home-feature medical students Source Type: news

Dartmouth Study Provides New Insights into Genetic Mutations in Autism
A new study by Geisel researchers, which appears in the journal Biological Psychiatry, is shedding new light into the neurobiological basis of autism spectrum disorders. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - January 16, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: News Research autism autism genetics autism spectral disorders Bryan Luikart Source Type: news

Geisel and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Partner with Brigham and Women ’s Hospital for New AHA Vascular Disease Research Network
The Geisel School of Medicine and Dartmouth-Hitchcock are partnering with Brigham and Women’s Hospital as one of four centers in a new American Heart Association-funded research network charged with unlocking some of the mysteries behind vascular disease. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - January 15, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: News Research cardiovascular disease Dartmouth-Hitchcock heart disease Source Type: news

James Bliska to Lead Dartmouth Cystic Fibrosis Research Cluster
Noted molecular biologist James Bliska, PhD, is joining the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth as a Distinguished Professor in Microbiology and Immunology and senior lead faculty member of the Personalized Treatments for Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Cluster, a cross-Dartmouth group of investigators established to develop innovative, personalized medicine and treatments for CF and lung infections caused by opportunistic pathogens. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - January 8, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: News Press Release Research academic cluster cystic fibrosis faculty Home-feature Source Type: news

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. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - January 3, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Education News first-year student Home-feature medical student student profile Source Type: news

Prominent Neuroscientist and Advocate Ben Barres MED ’ 79 Dies
Ben Barres, MD, PhD MED ’79, an internationally renowned neuroscientist and outspoken advocate for equality and inclusion in science, died December 27, 2017 in Palo Alto, CA. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - January 3, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Alumni News Ben Barres neuroscience obituary Source Type: news

Walking the Shoreline: Erosion, Regrowth, and Professional Formation
In an essay for JAMA based on her speech at this year's White Coat ceremony, Kathryn B. Kirkland, MD MED ’86, a professor of medicine and the Dorothy and John J. Byrne, Jr., Distinguished Chair in Palliative Medicine, uses the metaphor of the erosion of shorelines to guide medical students, residents, and physicians to understand the reshaping through the erosive forces inherent with the professional formation and changes of a medical career. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - December 20, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Derik Hertel Tags: News News & Announcements Source Type: news

Geisel Graduate Students Selected for Entrepreneurs ’ Fellowship Program
Two outstanding graduate student researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine, Heidi Chapman and Riley Hampsch, are gaining knowledge and skills in the biotechnology sector as recipients of 2017 Dartmouth SYNERGY/Celdara Medical High-Potential Entrepreneurs’ Fellowships. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - December 6, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: Insider News Features grad students internships PEMM research Source Type: news

Rahul Sarpeshkar Among Three Named IEEE Fellows
Geisel Professor Rahul Sarpeshkar, PhD is one of three Dartmouth faculty being honored as 2018 Fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the world’s leading professional association for advancing technology for humanity. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - December 2, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: News academic cluster faculty faculty recognition Features IEEE Source Type: news

Sandra Wong Named the William N. and Bessie Allyn Professor in Surgery
Sandra L. Wong, MD, MS, chair of surgery at the Geisel School of Medicine and Dartmouth-Hitchcock, has been named the William N. and Bessie Allyn Professor in Surgery. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - November 29, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Donor Impact News Press Release Dartmouth-Hitchcock endowed professorship Features Home-feature philanthropy Sandra Wong surgery Source Type: news

Geisel Emeritus Professors Honored for Their Work in Kosovo
Action for Mothers and Children, a foundation dedicated to saving the lives of mothers and babies in Kosovo, recently presented inaugural Lifetime Contribution Awards to James C. Strickler, MD, and George A. Little, MD, FAAP, during a special ceremony held at the Yale Club of New York City. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - November 29, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Insider News awards faculty Features George Little global health infants James Strickler Kosovo neonatal intensive care Source Type: news

Using Social Media Big Data to Combat Prescription Drug Crisis
A Dartmouth-led study found that social media big data can be used to understand communication and behavioral patterns related to prescription drug abuse. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - November 16, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: News Press Release big data Biomedical Data Science drug abuse Features prescription drug abuse social media Source Type: news

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. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - November 15, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: News cancer Features global health Home-feature medical student Norris Cotton Cancer Center Student Spotlight Source Type: news

Road to Geisel: Class of ’21, Part 2
Meet some of the members of the Geisel School of Medicine’s Class of 2021—KC Collier, Tianrae Chu, and Allie Morgan—as they share their stories about what brought them to the Dartmouth community and why they wanted to pursue a career in medicine. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - October 25, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: Insider Multimedia News Video class of 2021 Features Home-feature medical education medical students Road to Geisel Source Type: news

Bill Eidtson: Informal Modes of Education
When Bill Eidtson, Geisel’s director of learning support and accessibility services, talks about his interest in education, the conversation is punctuated with lively observations on educational technology and satire, which on the surface appear to be unrelated. However, he believes they can help people develop critical thinking skills. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - October 25, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Insider News Bill Eidtson Features medical education medical students Source Type: news

Gregory Ogrinc Named Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education at Geisel
Geisel School of Medicine Dean Duane Compton, PhD, announced today that Gregory Ogrinc, MD, MS, an internationally recognized innovator in medical education, has been name the Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education, a role that he has served in on an interim basis since 2014. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - October 19, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Derik Hertel Tags: Education Insider News Press Release Gregory Ogrinc Home-feature medical education Source Type: news

Road to Geisel: Class of ’ 21
Meet some of the members of the Geisel School of Medicine’s Class of 2021—Sand Mastrangelo, Shuaibu Ali, Sylvia Guerra, and Meredith Ryan—as they share their stories about what brought them to the Dartmouth community and why they wanted to pursue a career in medicine (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - October 18, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: Education Insider Multimedia News Video class of 2021 medical students Road to Geisel Source Type: news

Geisel Announces New Master ’ s Degree in Health Data Science
Dartmouth’s Graduate Program in Quantitative Biomedical Sciences (QBS) is offering a new master’s degree with a concentration in health data science beginning in fall 2018. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - September 20, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Education Insider News Press Release Biomedical Data Science graduate education master's degree Source Type: news

First-Year Medical Students Don Their White Coats
The 92 members of the Geisel School of Medicine Class of 2021 ended their first full week of classes on a high note as they donned the symbol of their new profession. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - August 29, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Derik Hertel Tags: Education Insider News class of 2021 medical education medical students White Coat Ceremony Source Type: news

Geisel Researchers to Receive $1 Million Award for Comparative Outcomes Research
A team of Geisel researchers will receive funding from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to design new methods for comparing the effectiveness of alternative therapies that can lead to improvements in practice and better outcomes for patients.  (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - August 24, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: Insider News Press Release Research Biomedical Data Science Dartmouth-Hitchcock grant Home-feature PCORI Tor Tosteson Source Type: news

HotSpot Study Shines New Light on the Granite State ’s Opioid Crisis
Geisel researchers take a close look at New Hampshire’s complex opioid epidemic, and one city’s novel response. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - August 23, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Insider News Press Release Research Center for Technology and Behavioral Health Clinical Trials Network drug addiction fentanyl Lisa Marsch New Hampshire opioid addiction opioid crisis Source Type: news

Geisel Students Confront Granite State ’s Opioid Epidemic
Project 439 seeks to stem the rising tide of opioid overdose deaths in New Hampshire while helping those struggling with substance abuse protect their health. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - August 16, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Insider News community health community service Features Home-feature medical students opioid opioid crisis Source Type: news

Going Beyond the Books at Geisel (Video)
Learning about the challenges medically underserved populations face, or have faced, is essential to providing good care. Created by students from Geisel School of Medicine, Beyond the Books gives voice to these community members and teaches future physicians the value of listening.  (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - August 16, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Insider News Video community service Features medical education medical students Upper Valley Haven Source Type: news