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Featured News - May 2018

Geisel Launches $250M Fundraising Campaign

interaction - the Campaign for Dartmouth Medicine

The Geisel School of Medicine has launched a $250 million fundraising campaign as part of Dartmouth’s institution-wide campaign, The Call to Lead, announced on April 27, 2018.


Eric Eichler D ’57Undergraduate Initiative in Health Care Delivery Science Launches with Philanthropic Gift
Dartmouth undergraduates will soon have far greater access to the groundbreaking research and training offered by The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, thanks to a generous gift from Dartmouth College alumnus Eric Eichler D ’57.

Kathryn B. Kirkland ’96Exploring the Surgical Gaze Through Literature and Art
Kathryn Kirkland '86, a professor of medicine at Geisel and director of the Palliative Medicine Program at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, and Sienna Craig, a medical anthropologist at Dartmouth College, write in JAMA about their experience training surgery interns in the use of narrative medicine techniques to influence their development as compassionate surgeons.



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Study Reveals that Bacteria Use “Memory” to Form Biofilms
In a compelling new study, an international team of researchers—including Geisel professor of microbiology and immunology George O’Toole, PhD—has discovered that bacteria use multigenerational “memory” to successfully form biofilm communities.

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