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Hamlin and Lawrence Receive UVM Medical Group Education Awards

(From left) Mark Hamlin and John Lawrence
(At Left) Mark Hamlin, M.D., UVM associate professor of anesthesiology and director of anesthesia critical care and medical director of respiratory care services at Fletcher Allen. (At right) John Lawrence, M.D., UVM associate professor of surgery and pediatric surgeon at Fletcher Allen. (Photos by UVM Medical Photography)

The University of Vermont Medical Group at Fletcher Allen recently presented awards to two of its physician members in recognition of their exceptional teaching efforts.

The CME (Continuing Medical Education) Educator of the Year award recipient receives $1,500 cash and a $6,000 education grant. This year’s winner is Mark Hamlin, M.D., UVM associate professor of anesthesiology and director of anesthesia critical care and medical director of respiratory care services at Fletcher Allen. He has twice received Fletcher Allen’s Anesthesiology Teacher of the Year Award and is the course co-director for Northern New England Critical Care conferences.

John Lawrence, M.D., UVM associate professor of surgery and pediatric surgeon at Fletcher Allen, is the recipient of the GME (Graduate Medical Education) Teacher of the Year Award, which provides the recipient with $1,500 cash and a $6,000 education grant. Lawrence has received numerous teaching awards in his career and is known for challenging residents and students to think thoroughly about each patient encounter, and for holding them to high standards.

The UVM Medical Group consists of approximately 450 physicians from all fields of medicine devoted to advancing patient care through clinical and laboratory research, and educating the next generation of providers.