Surgeons General Make the Rounds at Dartmouth


The top public health experts met with students and educators while at Dartmouth for a historic panel.

Sian Leah Beilock with Surgeon General Vivek Murthy and his predecessors.
Dartmouth President Sian Leah Beilock convened the panel of surgeons general, including from left, front row, Joycelyn Elders, current Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, President Beilock, Regina Benjamin, and, second row, Antonia Coello Novello, Richard Carmona, Kenneth Moritsugu, and Jerome Adams. (Photo by Rob Strong ’04)
Antonia Coello Novello, Jerome Adams, and Regina Benjamin walking down stairs at Dartmouth
Former Surgeon General Antonia Coello Novello walks into Leede Arena for the panel discussion. Behind her are Jerome Adams and Regina Benjamin. (Photo by Katie Lenhart)
Sanjay Gupta with Surgeon General Vivek Murthy and his predecessors
Surgeon General Vivek Murthy reaches out to Sanjay Gupta, the CNN chief medical correspondent who was moderating the panel discussion at Dartmouth on Thursday. To the right of Murthy are former surgeons general Richard Carmona and Joycelyn Elders. (Photo by Katie Lenhart)
Doctors in the audience
Faculty and staff react to the panel. (Photo by Robert Gill)
Surgeons general gather for a panel at Dartmouth
Antonia Coello Novello, the first woman to serve as surgeon general, makes a point during the panel. (Photo by Katie Lenhart)
Sian Leah Beilock at a mental health panel discussion at Dartmouth
President Sian Leah Beilock gives each of the surgeons general a C. Everett Koop Legacy Medal at the end of the panel discussion. Koop, a Dartmouth alumnus and well-known surgeon general, was a mentor to several of his successors. (Photo by Robert Gill)
Benjamin Alderfer and General Lisa McBride
Lisa McBride, the Geisel associate dean for diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, talks with Benjamin Alderfer after the discussion. McBride is close to several of the surgeons general and was instrumental in organizing the historic gathering. (Photo by Robert Gill)
Students talking with former Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders
Former Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders talks with Geisel School of Medicine students on Thursday. (Photo by Katie Lenhart)
Surgeon General Vivek Murthy with Dartmouth students
Students capture a slice of the big day with Surgeon General Vivek Murthy. (Photo by Robert Gill)
Sanjay Gupta broadcasting at Dartmouth for CNN
CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Sanjay Gupta reports from the Green after the surgeons general panel on mental health. Gupta is a neurosurgeon and associate professor at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. (Photo by Katie Lenhart)