NSS Events

NSS Meets the Dartmouth Outing Club: Dinner with Dr. Tim Burdick

NSS Meets the Dartmouth Outing Club: Dinner with Dr. Tim Burdick

NSS Meets the Dartmouth Outing Club: Dinner with Dr. Tim Burdick On February 7th, NSS hosted a Dinner with a Doc with Dr. Tim Burdick, who is the director of the Outdoor Programs Office as well as a practicing family physician. The dinner began with Dr. Burdick describing the path […]

 
 

NSS Organizes 7th Annual Physicians for Human Rights Conference with Geisel PHR Chapter

From left to right: Dr. Lee Witters, Jean Fang '20, Lily Hines '19, Arvind Suresh '19, Sophia Jacobi '21, John Fitzgerald '21, Valentina Sedlacek '18

NSS Organizes 7th Annual Physicians for Human Rights Conference with Geisel PHR Chapter NSS collaborated with the Geisel Chapter of Physicians for Human Rights to organize the 7th annual Physicians for Human Rights Symposium at Dartmouth College. This year’s theme was “Planetary Health: Life in Our Changing World.” The symposium […]

 
 

NSS Says Thank You to Geisel Mentors

NSS Says Thank You to Geisel Mentors

First- and second-year Geisel students gathered in Brace Commons with Nathan Smith Society members over dinner to talk about the medical school experience and the paths they traveled to get there.  The gathering, arranged by Alice Hsu ’19 and Stephanie Rivera-Ithier ’21, was also a thank you for their volunteering […]

 
 

The Impact of Adolescent Trauma

The Impact of Adolescent Trauma

At the first NSS Dinner with a Doc of the spring term, we hosted Dr. Kay Jankowski, a clinical psychologist and Dr. Craig Donnelly, a child psychiatrist, who both have worked at DHMC for many years. The Dr.’s started out by explaining the differences between psychology and psychiatry, as they […]

 
 

Dinner with Dr. Kollisch

Dinner with Dr. Kollisch

NSS had the pleasure of hosting Dr. Don Kollisch for a “Dinner with a Doc” this term. Dr. Kollisch gave an incredibly engaging talk about his background working with underserved populations through his specialty in family medicine and involvement with the Good Neighbor Health Clinic in the Upper Valley. He […]

 
 

Dinner with 4 Docs

Dinner with 4 Docs

On October 22nd, the NSS hosted four doctors from a variety of healthcare professions. These included family physician Dr. Adam Sorscher, dentist Dr. Tanner Wallace (pictured), pharmacist Dr. Michael Nardone, and veterinarian Dr. Heather Hoyns. Often, students choose to pursue a pre-health education at Dartmouth with the intention to attend […]

 
 

Dinner with Drs. Schwartz (’06) and Morales

Dinner with Drs. Schwartz (’06) and Morales

On October 12, the Nathan Smith Society hosted Dr. Elizabeth Schwartz and her husband, Dr. Shannon Morales, for an informal dinner event open to the entire Dartmouth pre-health community. Dr. Schwartz is a Dartmouth ’06 who completed her MD/PhD at Mt. Sinai and is now a 3rd year psychiatry resident at […]

 
 

Relaxation Station: Decreasing Stress During Finals

Relaxation Station: Decreasing Stress During Finals

This past summer term, the Nathan Smith Society partnered with the Student Wellness Center to host a Finals Relaxation Station to help students de-stress during finals week. Stations included a make-your-own trail mix station with healthy study snacks like dark chocolate covered almonds, wasabi peas, and pretzels; an aromatherapy station […]

 
 

Dinner with a Doc: Trauma Surgery and Rescue Medicine

Dinner with a Doc: Trauma Surgery and Rescue Medicine

On August 6th, NSS hosted Dr. Kurt Rhynhart, director of the Trauma Program at DHMC, Dr. Eric Martin, a general surgeon and member of the trauma team, and Michael Lauria, a Dartmouth grad (’05) and student at the Geisel School of Medicine. The doctors provided insight into the trauma rotation […]

 
 

Dinner with a Doc: Psychiatry and Mental Health with Dr. Michael Duncan

Dinner with a Doc: Psychiatry and Mental Health with Dr. Michael Duncan

The Nathan Smith Society hosted a spring termly “Dinner with a Doc” event featuring Dr. Matthew Duncan, a practicing psychiatrist, a Professor of Psychiatry and Medical Education, and the Associate Dean of Students at Geisel. After providing a brief personal introduction, Dr. Duncan generously answered a variety of students’ questions […]