At Dartmouth-Hitchcock, we strive to improve the health and wellness of our communities by delivering high quality health care, conducting research to find new cures and treatments, and providing community health education, resources and services. We regularly survey communities and develop plans for addressing community health priorities. As a community ambassador, you provide us with a valuable perspective: the community resident’s point of view. Your experience, wisdom and connection to your own community helps us to determine how we can best utilize our resources to address the health priorities that matter most.
LISTEN to members of your community to understand how they view health assets and issues in your area. Seek their point of view on different ideas and initiatives for health improvement.
INFORM Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s community health iFFmprovement teams by sharing and discussing your community’s perspectives in forums hosted by Dartmouth-Hitchcock.
SERVICE. Give back to your community in a meaningful way.
DISCOVERY. Learn more about the health of our region, the work Dartmouth-Hitchcock is doing to support the vitality of our communities and new ideas in health care.
CONNECTION. Forge new relationships and strengthen old friendships by connecting with fellow ambassadors, health advocates, philanthropists and Dartmouth-Hitchcock leaders.
IMPACT. Help build momentum for community health efforts with the potential to impact health across the communities served by Dartmouth-Hitchcock.
You are an ideal candidate to become an Ambassador if you…
Have experience living or working in New Hampshire or Vermont.
Are curious about other people’s perspectives and are interested in discovering solutions to shared health priorities.
Bring a positive and constructive approach to offering your perspective so that others can learn from you.
Patient Family Advisors (PFAs) work in partnership with Dartmouth-Hitchcock teams to foster a patient and family-centered care environment and experience. PFAs gather and share responses of patients and families to provide the perspective of their health care experience. These volunteers serve on strategic and operating committees which shape the services D-H patients ultimately receive.
Community Ambassadors work in partnership with Dartmouth-Hitchcock to improve community health and wellness. Ambassadors capture experiences and insights from their neighbors and community resources to provide D-H with a broad community perspective to help inform D-H community health priorities and initiatives.
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