How Dartmouth Creates Resilient Leaders

Join fellow alumni, parents, and friends for a fun-filled weekend in Vail, Colorado that explores the many ways Dartmouth prepares students for lives of leadership

Learn about Dartmouth’s innovative approaches to fostering resiliency, wellness, and positive mental health 

Embrace our passion for a lifetime of learning

Celebrate our lifelong Dartmouth community

Dartmouth is returning to the mountains for the annual celebration of CarniVail – and you’re invited! Join us for vibrant conversations about resiliency, wellness, and how Dartmouth is creating complete leaders to take on the world. 

Schedule of Events

Friday, February 21

Welcome Reception

4:30–6:30 PM
Meet and mingle with Dartmouth, Geisel, and Dartmouth-Hitchcock representatives. Event includes hors d'oeuvres and cash bar with a complimentary drink.
Sonnenalp Hotel, Ludwig Terrace/Glass Conservatory
Price: $35

Saturday, February 22

Dawnbusters, Brunch, and Conversation

7:30–9:15 AM Dawn Busters
Enjoy first tracks with exclusive access to one of the world’s top ski resorts before the mountain opens. 

9:30–10:15 AM Brunch and Conversation 
Performance, Wellness and Athlete Mental Health
Game Creek Club (Off the side of the Ouzo Trail, in Game Creek Bowl)
Price: $50 (does not include required lift ticket) 
This event is limited to 60 participants

Seminar Panel Discussion

5:00–6:15 PM Panel Discussion
Global Health and Health Equity: How Dartmouth Is Leading the Way Inside and
Outside the Classroom
Panel participants Lisa V. Adams MED’90, G. Dino Koff, and Duane Compton
Sonnenalp Hotel, Fischen-Kempten Room 
Price: Complimentary

CarniVail 2019 Dinner  

6:30–7:15 PM Reception
7:30–8:30 PM Dinner

8:30–9:15 PM Panel Conversation
Heart and Mind: Expanding Approaches to Better Health
With Joanne Conroy ‘77, Heather Ettinger ’83, and Susan Reynolds ’84, moderated by Duane Compton
Sonnenalp Hotel, Allgau-Munich-Garmish-Bavaria Rooms
Price: $100 (does not include bar) 

Sunday, February 23

Discussion and Breakfast 

8:30–10:00 AM Panel Discussion
Emerging trends, Technologies, and Innovations: The Future of Healthcare Systems
Sonnenalp Hotel, Garmisch-Bavaria Rooms
Price: $25 

Ski on Your Own or with a Group

10:30 AM–close of lifts

Speakers and Panel Participants

Lisa V. Adams MED’90
Associate Dean for Global Health, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Duane Compton
Dean, Geisel School of Medicine

Ian Connole
Senior Associate Athletic Director for Peak Performance, Dartmouth

Joanne Conroy ’77
Chief Executive Officer and President, Dartmouth-Hitchcock and 
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health

Heather Ettinger ’83
Managing Partner, Fairport Wealth

G. Dino Koff
Director of Financial Aid, Dartmouth College

Susan Reynolds ’84
Cofounder and CEO,

Additional Weekend Activities in Vail

Ice Skating: Vail Square Ice Rink, 675 Lionshead Place

Museum: Colorado Snowsports Museum Hall of Fame

Sleigh Rides: Two Below Zero

Snowmobiling: Nova Guides

Special thanks to our hosts Art Kelton Jr. ’61, Sarah Malloy Millet ’95, and Anne-Marie Weldon Keane ’88