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Fall Community Medical School Wraps Up with Genomics Talk by Leonard

Targeted cancer treatments can be more effective in treating cancer cells, often in conjunction with traditional therapies, and the University of Vermont Medical Center is working toward using individual patient's complete genetic information to inform their health and care. On December 6, Deborah Leonard, M.D., Ph.D., professor ...

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Sadigh Named First Trefz Family Global Health Endowed Chair at Western CT Health Network

A personal experience with human suffering as a child in war-torn Iran instilled a passion for caring for people in Majid Sadigh, M.D., who knew at a very young age he wanted to become a physician. In the 32 years since he came to the U.S. as a refugee, the associate professor of medicine at the Larner College of Medicine at the ...

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Noonan Discusses Jeffords Institute's 10 years of Support for Quality Improvement

This Q&A with Anna Noonan, R.N., vice president of quality and operational effectiveness at the Jeffords Institute for Quality at the University of Vermont Medical Center, was originally published in the November 2016 issue of One.

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Harvard’s Makadon Delivers 2016 Imbasciani LGBTQ Health Equity Lecture

Students, faculty and staff gathered in the Sullivan Classroom in the Larner Medical Education Center on December 7 for the 2016 Vito Imbasciani, Ph.D., M.D.’85 and George DiSalvo LGBTQ Health Equity Lecture. Guest speaker Harvey J. Makadon, M.D., director of education and training programs at The Fenway Institute and a ...


Shaw and VCHIP Partner with UCSF on $13 Million Children’s Quality Measures Study

The Vermont Child Health Improvement Program (VCHIP) and Judith Shaw, Ed.D., M.P.H., R.N., executive director of the VCHIP and University of Vermont professor of pediatrics and nursing, will play a significant role in a $13.4 million multicenter pediatric quality measures study funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and ...


Rettew Blogs about What the New ACO Model Could Mean for Patients and Clinicians

David Rettew, M.D., is an associate professor of psychiatry at The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont and a child psychiatrist at the University of Vermont Medical Center. He authors a blog, titled "ABCs of Child Psychiatry" on the Psychology Today website. The blog, below, originally titled ...

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