University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Family Medicine

Bio for Laura W McCray, MD, MSCE
Laura W McCray, MD, MSCE

Laura W McCray, MD, MSCE

Associate Professor
Residency Program Director
Department of Family Medicine


Contact Information
E-mail: Laura.McCray@uvmhealth.org
Office Location:
The University of Vermont Medical Center, Family Medicine - South Burlington, 3 Timber Lane, South Burlington, Vermont 05403

Education

2013-2014 Fellow, National Institute of Program Director Development, Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors
2005-2008 Post Doctoral Fellow, Research and Faculty Development, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health,
                   University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 
2002-2005 Residency in Family Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
1998-2002 M.D. (cum laude), Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 
2005-2007 M.S. in Clinical Epidemiology (MSCE), Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 
                   University of Pennsylvania                      
1993-1997 B.S. in Biology and Psychology (cum laude), Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT 

Academic Interests

Mindfulness in medicine
Mental illness in primary care
Cognitive behavioral therapy
Epidemiology
Physician burnout and well-being

Expertise

Mental Health in Primary Care
Sports Medicine
Women’s Health
Office Based Procedures

Academic Appointments

2014-present Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
2013–present  Program Director, Family Medicine Residency, Department of Family Medicine, UVM
2008–2014  Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont

Awards and Honors

2012-2012 Frymoyer Scholar; Institutional Teaching Grant “Preventing Burnout: The Development of a Medical Student and Resident                   Physician Wellness Curriculum”                                                                                            
2011          AHEC Educational Loan Grant, University of Vermont 
2010          AHEC Educational Loan Grant, University of Vermont 
2009          Family Medicine Teaching Award, Department of Family Medicine, University of Vermont 
2009          Freeman Educational Loan Grant, University of Vermont 
2008          Family Medicine Teaching Award, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania   
2007          Family Medicine Teaching Award, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania   
2006          Family Medicine Teaching Award, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania 
2005          Paul C. Brucker, MD Award for Clinical Excellence, Department of Family Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University  
2002          Cum Laude, Jefferson Medical College 
2001          Alpha Omega Alpha, Jefferson Medical College 
2001          Hobart Amory Hare Honor Society, Jefferson Medical College 
1997          Cum Laude, Middlebury College

Publications

2011 Bhar, S, Wiltsey-Stirman S, Zembroski D, McCray LW, Oslin D,Brown G, Beck A.; Recruiting Older Men for Geriatric Suicide                Research. International Psychogeriatrics. In press
2011  McCray LW, Wright JW, Breaking Free From Depression: Pathways to Wellness. New York: Guilford Press, 2011
2008 McCray LW, Cronholm PF, Bogner HR, Gallo JJ, Neill RA. Resident Physician Burnout: Is there hope?. Family Medicine. 2008;40          (9):248-254.
2007 McCray LW, Bogner HR, Sammel MD, Gallo JJ. The role of patient personality  in the identification of depression in older primary          care patients. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 2007;22(11):1095-11007