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Teaching hospital partner The University of Vermont Medical Center is:

  • A Level 1 Trauma Center
  • Home to Vermont Children's Hospital
  • Host for 17 residency and 25 fellowship programs
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Through The University of Vermont Medical Center, our teaching hospital partner, our faculty physicians translate the latest advances in science to provide quality care for patients, while teaching and mentoring the next generation of physicians and health care providers.

David Rettew, M.D.


Rettew Study Looks at Prescriber Clinical Decision-making for Kids’ Antipsychotics

More kids nationwide are taking medications designed to treat such mental illnesses as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, and pediatricians and psychiatrists at the University of Vermont want to know why.

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Peter Spector, M.D.


Spector's Research on Treating Heart Rhythm Disorder Earns Patent, Industry Agreement

University of Vermont (UVM) cardiologist and heart rhythm specialist Peter Spector, M.D., is on a mission to improve the cure rate for a form of the most common heart rhythm disorder – atrial fibrillation (AF) – and has already earned a patent as he works towards this goal.

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Anna Noonan, Joe Biden, and Eileen Whalen


UVM Medical Center Receives Humanitarian Award at National Patient Safety Conference

The University of Vermont Medical Center was one of two recipients of a humanitarian award from the Patient Safety Movement Foundation for making significant strides to reduce and eliminate preventable patient harm. The award recognizes years of sustained effort in the field. The other recipient this year was the Texas-based ...

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