• Tue, Jun 13, 2017
    Through a newly designed pilot grant program directed to the 62 primary care sites of the Dartmouth CO-OP Practice Based Research Network (PBRN), SYNERGY Community Engaged Research has selected three CO-OP pilot projects for funding. The Dartmouth CO-OP is the oldest PBRN in the US, and these special awards support clinician researchers and emphasize the community’s critical role in developing and translating knowledge into improvements in health.

    SYNERGY Community Engaged Research is also pleased to announce a special partnership with... details
  • Tue, Jun 13, 2017
    Health economist Carrie Colla, a former SYNERGY scholar and associate professor at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, has been chosen to participate in the 2017-2018 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellows program. Colla was one of only six mid-career professionals selected to spend a year in Washington, D.C., working on health-related legislative and regulatory issues with members of Congress and the executive branch. Fellows are chosen from a highly competitive national pool of health, behavioral, and... details
  • Fri, Apr 28, 2017
    The Graduate Faculty Mentoring Award is presented annually to faculty members who exemplify a deep commitment to fostering the professional and personal development of graduate students, and are selected from nominations from the community. One of two awardees this year was Yolanda Sanchez, Associate Professor of Molecular and Systems Biology and Associate Director for Basic Sciences, Norris Cotton Cancer Center.

    According to the National Institutes of Health, “the best mentors are advisors, coaches, counselors and supporters all at the... details
  • Tue, Apr 4, 2017
    Announcing the 2017 SYNERGY Translational Pilot Grant Awards

    Congratulations to the 2017 SYNERGY Translational Pilot Grant Awardees! Following a review of 35 letters of intent, SYNERGY invited 14 full applications from which six awardees were selected. Aligning with SYNERGY’s mission of fostering collaborative interactions between basic, translational, and health services researchers, the awardees come from diverse Dartmouth schools and departments.

    John Batsis, MD (Associate Professor, Medicine and TDI) and David... details
  • Tue, Mar 14, 2017
    Community Engagement Research (CEnR) awards emphasize the community’s critical role in developing and translating knowledge into improvement in health; proposals required involvement of a community partner in all aspects of the study plan, from design and execution to interpretation and dissemination of results. See:
  • Wed, Mar 8, 2017
    2017 Scholars Program - Availability of Funding Announcement SYNERGY announces the 2017 SYNERGY Scholars Award, an ongoing Mentored Career Development Program modeled on the NIH KL2 Scholars Program. This opportunity combines didactic training, mentoring, exposure to multidisciplinary research, and ongoing evaluation to prepare junior investigators for careers in Clinical and Translational Research (CTR).

    The SYNERGY Scholars Program Committee anticipates available funding for a maximum of one (1) SYNERGY Scholars slot... details
  • Thu, Jan 19, 2017
    Proxi App Places Friends and Family on Mental Health Care Teams
    (Charlotte Albright, Dartmouth News, 1/16/17)

    Many people with mental illness rely on friends and relatives for help and encouragement, notes William Hudenko, a professor of psychiatry at the Geisel School of Medicine. Hudenko believes those “natural supports” should be part of the patient’s health care team, and that "communication among the Proxi team changes everything, because I know so much more than I learn just from spending an hour a week with... details
  • Wed, Dec 21, 2016

    Dartmouth SYNERGY is pleased to announce the appointment of six (6) D-H physicians in a new Clinical Research Fellowship program, a mechanism to support and nurture clinician-investigators who have a passion to develop their research careers. This supportive SYNERGY program gives promising early career investigators one day per week of protected time from December 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017. As they work toward a completed pilot proposal by June, the Clinical Research Fellows will have dedicated time to develop their research plan,... details
  • Tue, Nov 29, 2016

    SYNERGY, along with the Informatics Collaboratory for Design, Development and Dissemination (ic3d) and Geisel School of Medicine, are proud to announce the availability of Dartmouth VIVO—a web-based faculty profiling system that allows researchers to create, maintain, and share scholarly information such as the publications they’re working on, the grants they’ve received, and who they’re mentoring.

    To check your profile in Dartmouth VIVO, visit: https://... details
  • Tue, Nov 22, 2016

    Blackford Middleton, MD, MPH, MSc
    Chief Informatics & Innovation Officer
    Apervita, Inc.

    Lecture: Toward a Learning Health System: Informatics Obstacles and Opportunities

    Monday, November 28, 2016
    DHMC Auditorium G
    9 -10 AM

    About the Presenter:
    Dr. Middleton’s expertise is in informatics, the applied science of the design, implementation, and evaluation of information systems in complex environments. At Apervita, Dr. Middleton is responsible for working with the... details