• 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:
  • 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 for 2017: appointment begins October 1,... details
  • 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 my patient."

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  • 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, strengthen their mentor relationships, and gain the... details

  • 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 ecosystem of leading health enterprises, including... details
  • As they diagnose and treat patients, clinicians often recognize the need for innovation, such as new or enhanced devices and technologies, that might significantly improve patient care. However, they often lack the knowledge and skills, and time required, to successfully bring a new product to market. The SYNERGY Clinician-Entrepreneur Fellowship (S-CEF) is a one-year program that provides fellows with one day per week of protected time, plus the resources to develop and study the commercial potential of their ideas.... details

  • Three outstanding early-career investigators have been selected as recipients of the 2016 SYNERGY Scholars Mentored Career Development Award.

    Dartmouth SYNERGY Scholars is an ongoing Mentored Career Development Program, modeled on the NIH KL2 Scholars Program. SYNERGY Scholars Program aims to develop early-career investigators involved in clinical and translational research by combining didactic training, mentoring, exposure to multidisciplinary research, and ongoing evaluation to prepare junior investigators for careers in Clinical and Translational Research.

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  • Paul Barr, MSc, PhD, a 2016 SYNERGY Community Engagement Research awardee, recently received the Patient and Family Engagement Early-Career Investigator Award from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.

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  • Applications are open now for this new educational opportunity, commencing in September 2016, that builds research focus among learners from diverse disciplines by developing the core competencies required to achieve successful careers in clinical and translational research. Read more at:
  • A collaboration between first and second year medical students from the Geisel School of Medicine and the Dartmouth CO-OP Primary Care Research Network has resulted in a trio receiving the 2016 Excellence in Public Health Award. Their efforts bring health and dental care to migrant workers at dairy farms in the Upper Valley of VT and NH. Read More