Published quarterly, Vermont Medicine magazine features news and stories about faculty, students, staff, alumni, and the community.
During a first-year course on human reproduction at the College of Medicine, medical student Matthew Shear was startled to see lecture notes referring to a person with ambiguous genitalia as “hermaphroditic.” Shear, a member of the Class of ’17, wasn’t the only UVM medical student who noticed the outdated language, he ...
Take a deep breath. With luck, that felt good, maybe even a little relaxing. But if you’re one of the 25 million Americans living with asthma, or are among the more than 15 million who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), or the 221,000 who will be diagnosed with lung cancer this year alone, perhaps it didn’t.
The earliest memory Delight Wing, M.D.’75, has of her husband, Jack Long, M.D.’75, was seeing him enter Hall A, the College of Medicine’s main lecture hall, in pink bellbottoms on the first day of medical school in 1971. The first conversation with him that she recalls was at an orientation event, where he talked ...