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Dartmouth Medical School is the medical school of Dartmouth College, in Hanover, New Hampshire. The school is closely affiliated with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in neighboring Lebanon, New Hampshire. Dartmouth College is a private academic institution in Hanover, New Hampshire, in the United States. ... Dartmouth Colleges Baker Memorial Library is a prominent feature at the center of Hanover Located on the Connecticut River in the state of New Hampshire, United States, Hanover has a population of 10,850. ... Official language(s) English Capital Concord Largest city Manchester Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 46th 24,239 km² 110 km 305 km 3. ... Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is a teaching hospital and medical network headquartered in Lebanon, New Hampshire. ...


The mission of the school is as follows:

Dartmouth Medical School is dedicated to advancing health through the dissemination and discovery of knowledge. Our chief responsibility is to select students of exceptional character and accomplishment and prepare them to become superb and caring physicians, scientists and teachers.

Dartmouth Medical School trains human medical students (for the M.D. degree), Ph.D. and M.S. students in the life sciences (including Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Microbiology, Immunology, Pharmacology/Toxicology, and Physiology), and M.P.H. students in its reknowned Center for Evaluative Clinical Sciences. In addition, several M.D./Ph.D. and similar degree programs are offered. The Medicinæ Doctor or Doctor of Medicine (M.D. or D.M.) is a doctorate level degree held by medical doctors. ... Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. ... A masters degree is an academic degree usually awarded for completion of a postgraduate course of one or two years in duration. ...


The Norris Cotton Cancer Center is an important component of the teaching and research at Dartmouth Medical School. NCCC is the comprehensive cancer center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire. ...


According to U.S. News & World Report, Dartmouth Medical School is ranked #34 in the country. U.S. News & World Report is a weekly newsmagazine. ...


Students in their first two years take classes in the old medical school buildings at the north end of the undergraduate campus in Hanover. Both classrooms are windowless, so students can be seen escaping for a vitamin D break in between classes. There are about 80 students to a class and they get to know each other very well (maybe too well) because the connections with other grad students and the undergrad campus are limited.


The student activites staff is friendly and helpful and so are some of the professors. However, there are others who seem to consider it a burden to have to leave the hospital to teach their in-and-out one hour lectures.


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The overuse of supply-sensitive care is particularly apparent in the management of chronic illness, where there is often an over-dependence on hospitals and a lack of the infrastructure necessary to support the management of chronically ill patients in non-inpatient settings.
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Dartmouth Medical School - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (366 words)
Dartmouth Medical School is the medical school of Dartmouth College, in Hanover, New Hampshire.
Dartmouth Medical School trains human medical students (for the M.D. degree), Ph.D. and M.S. students in the life sciences (including Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Microbiology, Immunology, Pharmacology/Toxicology, and Physiology), and M.P.H. students in its renowned Center for Evaluative Clinical Sciences.
Medical and graduate students study and work in the old medical school buildings at the north end of the Dartmouth College undergraduate campus in Hanover.
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