NSS Events

Public Health in the Upper Valley

A rousing dinner discussion about Public Health in the Upper Valley

The event began with dinner by Ramuntos and small table discussions centered around public health in the Upper Valley including individual students’ interests in public health, how Dartmouth students fit into the Upper Valley community, and ways students can escape the “Hanover bubble” and positively engage with the Upper Valley. […]

 
 

NSS at Dimensions for Class of 2021

NSS display for Dartmouth Dimensions 2017

On a rainy Tuesday afternoon, NSS Executive Committee members greeted prospective students and their families at Dartmouth Dimensions. They fielded a range of questions about opportunities for pre-health students at Dartmouth and were excited to share their experiences. Thank you to Kevin, Junnat and Annie for their help!

 
 

A Refugee’s Journey of Courage and Hope

A Refugee’s Journey of Courage and Hope

Last night, five organizations – the Nathan Smith Society, the Dickey Center Global Health Initiative, the Geisel Center for Health Equity, Geisel Physicians for Human Rights, and the Children¹s Hospital at Dartmouth (ChAD) – had the pleasure of hosting Sara Mardini, an inspirational, young Syrian refugee. Sara shared her story […]

 
 

NSS Dinner with a Doc: Dr. Guill and Dr. Asel

NSS Dinner with a Doc: Dr. Guill and Dr. Asel

NSS had the pleasure of hosting dermatologist Dr. Marshall Guill and third year dermatology resident Mackenzie for dinner with 10 NSS pre-health students on Sunday February 19th, catered by Tuk Tuk and Sushiya. It was a very enjoyable dinner where students learned more about dermatology and life as a dermatologist and dermatology […]

 
 

Never Give Up: “The Battle and Defeat of Anorexia” – A Wonderful NSS Event

Never Give Up: “The Battle and Defeat of Anorexia” – A Wonderful NSS Event

Last night’s program entitled, Never Give up: “The Battle and Defeat of Anorexia,” began with a first year Geisel student who bravely shared her story about struggling with and eventually defeating anorexia. If you were not lucky enough to be in attendance, I promise that you cannot imagine the gravity of this […]

 
 

2016 National PHR Conference a Terrific Event

2016 National PHR Conference a Terrific Event

The Geisel School of Medicine and the Nathan Smith Society hosted the 2016 National Physician for Human Rights Symposium at Dartmouth College from November 4-5, 2016. Over 200 attendees came to listen and learn from a variety of speakers about this year’s theme, “Violence Against Difference.” Other events at the conference included […]

 
 

Dinner with a Doc: The Kapadia Family

Dinner with a Doc: The Kapadia Family

At our most recent Dinner With a Doc event, we were fortunate enough to gain insight into what a “family in medicine” looks like. Our guests included Dr. Nirav Kapadia, a Dartmouth 03′, radiation oncologist, and the director of clinical outreach at the Norris Cotton Cancer Center in St. Johnsbury, […]

 
 

NSS Community Health Panel

NSS Community Health Panel

Fifteen students on campus met with Dr. Peter Mason, Dr. Jessie Reynolds, and Geisel Student Emily Dollar to talk about their work as physicians who have realized that medicine is only 15% of healthcare. All three of the panelists are passionate about being the trusting and guiding person that will […]

 
 

Ice Cream Social with Geisel Medical Students

Ice Cream Social with Geisel Medical Students

On July 25, 2016, NSS hosted an ice cream social with Geisel Medical Students. Undergraduates and medical students mingled and talked over Ben and Jerry’s.

 
 

Dinner with Dr. Witters

Dinner with Dr. Witters

Dinner with Dr. Witters On Sunday, August 7, Pooja Sikka 18 and Jennifer Zhao 18 of the NSS Executive Committee held a special edition of Dinner with a Doc: dinner with NSS’s faculty advisor, Dr. Lee Witters. Dr. Witters has had an extensive career, which includes practicing endocrinology and internal […]