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May 15, 2013 - vol. 2, issue 10

Below: Class of 2013 White Coat Ceremony, February 19, 2010.

Class of 2013 White Coat Ceremony

A message from Dr. Zehle (and Dr. Seuss) - Oh the places the Class of 2013 will go…

Dr. Christa ZeleCongratulations! Today is your day! It has been a true honor to join you in the final stretch of your medical education. I have really enjoyed getting to know all of you, learning about your career aspirations, and supporting you through the residency application process. You are a great group of students who have accomplished so much and who will continue to go on to do great things.

You're off to great places!

Soon, you will represent the UVM College of Medicine in 16 specialties, at 60 medical programs, in 29 different states. You will provide excellent care to patients around the world, and the world will be a better place because of you. As you begin to practice medicine, remember your medical roots here at the College of Medicine - we will always be your 'medical home.' Be proud of your UVM medical education and pass along the knowledge, clinical skills, and compassionate patient care you have acquired here. Be great doctors, great educators, great administrators and, most importantly, love what you do and inspire future generations of physicians.

Your mountain is waiting. So…get on your way!

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Awards and Honors Ceremony

Scholarly ProjectsFor the members of the Class of 2013 of the University of Vermont College of Medicine, who will receive their medical degrees next Sunday at Ira Allen Chapel, Tuesday's Honor's Night event represented another opportunity for the public recognition of student accomplishment.

This year's Honors Night took place in the Emerald Ballroom of the Sheraton Hotel & Conference Center in Burlington. Professor of Medicine Virginia Hood, M.B.B.S., M.P.H., presented the keynote address of the evening, titled "The Road Less Traveled…" Read more>>

7th Annual Scholarly Projects Presentation

Victoria LindstromThe University of Vermont College of Medicine held the 7th Annual Scholarly Projects Presentation on Monday, May 13, 2012 in the Davis Auditorium. Fourteen seniors shared their work in oral and poster presentations. For more information, contact Eileen CichoskiKelly, Ph.D., director of education instruction and scholarship. View the Presentation program.

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Senior Surgery Majors Present at Scientific Program

Charles Ashley, Class of 2013On May 2nd, 2013, the work of 17 students from the College's Class of 2013 was showcased during the Surgery Senior Majors Program. Awards were given as a result of the program to the following students:

    Manuscript and oral presentation:
  • 1st: Nkem Aziken
  • 2nd: Matthew Davies
  • 3rd: Darryl Whitney
  • The Poster Presentation produced a tie:
  • Amanda Schwartz and Charles Ashley

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Military Student Interest Group Raises Funds for Veterans

First year Military Interest Group studentsOn Saturday, May 4th, over 2,000 runners and walkers, including hundreds of actively serving military members, gathered at Boston's Fenway Park for the 2013 Run-Walk to Home Base. Among the thousands of supporters were three first-year UVM COM students: Sarah Johnson, William Thompson, and Adam Burgess (at left). Second Lieutenants Johnson, Thompson and Burgess all commissioned into the Army as Health Professions Scholarship recipients this past year. Read more >>

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Meet the Staff: Eric Zelman

Eric ZelmanEric began work with the College of Medicine in 2002 in the Standardized Patient Program and is currently Manager of Simulation Technology. His background includes a Masters in Chemical Engineering and 30+ years in Information Technology, a natural fit for the rapidly growing and evolving programs at the clinical Simulation Laboratory. His current position entails manikin programming, scheduling, simulation design, technician training and, of course, "care and feeding" of the simulators. Email Eric, call 656-9359, or visit the Sim Lab.

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