On Wednesday, March 8, 2023, Dartmouth Health Care Foundations community members came together over Zoom to listen to Dr. Silbersweig, the guest speaker for the Eric Eichler ’57 Foundations in Medicine and Humanities Seminar. David A. Silbersweig, MD, is the Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and the Co-Director at the Center for the NeurosciencesContinue reading “Imaging and Re-imagining Mental Health: how visualizing the brain in mental illness through functional MRI can reduce suffering”
Category Archives: Seminars
Hidden in Plain Sight: Alcohol Addiction, Mental Illness, and Missed Diagnoses
Written by Katie Fearon, Dartmouth Class of 2023 and 2022-23 Eric Eichler ’57 Fellowship for Health Care Leaders fellow. Many of us feel guilt or regret about something in our lives. I should’ve known better is all too common a feeling. When this does happen, though, all we can do is try to learn andContinue reading “Hidden in Plain Sight: Alcohol Addiction, Mental Illness, and Missed Diagnoses”
Partners in Health: Amplifying Hope in Global Health Equity.
Written by Evan McMahon, Dartmouth Class of 2025 and 2022-23 Eric Eichler ’57 Fellowship for Health Care Leaders fellow. For this month’s Eichler ’57 Foundations in Medicine and Humanities Seminar, I had the pleasure of listening and talking with Professor Agnes Binagwaho, MD, M(Ped), PhD. For those who don’t know Dr. Binagwaho, she is ViceContinue reading “Partners in Health: Amplifying Hope in Global Health Equity.”
The Future of Hospital Sound
On September 29, 2022, Dartmouth Professor Elizabeth Carpenter-Song and Dr. Manish K. Mishra invited Yoko Sen, Sound Artist and Founder of Sen Sound, to talk about her mission to transform the hospital sound environment from something hostile to something more conducive to a healing environment for both patients and practitioners. She described her work withContinue reading “The Future of Hospital Sound“
Poetry, Music, and the Practice of Medicine: How Close Attention to Goethe and Schubert Can Improve Clinical Care
By Abigail Fischer (21-22 Eichler Fellow) “I’m fine. It’s good. It’s not a big deal.” Sometimes the tone of someone’s voice suggests the opposite of what the text of their sentences means. Tuning your senses to this mismatch is a critical skill in healthcare. This March, Steve Swayne, PhD, the Jacob Strauss 1922 Professor ofContinue reading “Poetry, Music, and the Practice of Medicine: How Close Attention to Goethe and Schubert Can Improve Clinical Care”
Re-Engineering Breast Cancer Surgery
By Lucy Fu (21-22 Eichler Fellow) There was no better way to kick off the new year than with an Eric Eichler D’57 Foundations in Medicine and Humanities Seminar Series. During our January seminar, we took a deep dive into an extraordinary story of collaboration: how an academic cancer surgeon and an engineering expert turnedContinue reading “Re-Engineering Breast Cancer Surgery”
Unresolved Tensions: Climate Change and Climate Anxiety
by Samantha Palermo (21-22 Eichler Fellow) As we closed out 2021, our Eric Eichler D’57 Foundations in Medicine and Humanities Seminar Series continued with a reflection on fostering environmental stewardship for our surroundings and the well-being of future generations. Together, the Dartmouth Health Care Foundations community grappled with, “How do we engage meaningfully with theContinue reading “Unresolved Tensions: Climate Change and Climate Anxiety “
Housing is Health: Intersections of Policy and Public Health
On October 26, 2021, Dartmouth Health Care Foundations at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice (TDI), hosted an Eric Eichler ’57 Foundations in Medicine and Humanities Seminar. The program co-directors, Dr. Manish K. Mishra and Prof. Elizabeth Carpenter-Song facilitated a conversation with our featured guest speakers Anne N. Sosin, MPH, Policy FellowContinue reading “Housing is Health: Intersections of Policy and Public Health”
Freud’s Couch vs My Couch: Is digital therapy the answer in the era of COVID?
Experts from the sciences and humanities reviewed the growing problem of mental health access, described the process for a digital health program to be Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved, and helped us understand the promises and limitations of these new approaches.
Music AND Medicine, Music IN Medicine, Music IS Medicine
What better way to ring in the final seminar of the 2021 Eichler ’57 Foundations in Medicine and Humanities Seminar Series than with some music? Dartmouth Health Care Foundations co-directors Dr. Manish K. Mishra and Prof. Elizabeth Carpenter-Song were joined by our featured guest, Professor Michael A. Casey in furthering our exploration of the role of humanities in medicine in ourContinue reading “Music AND Medicine, Music IN Medicine, Music IS Medicine”