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Published quarterly, Vermont Medicine magazine features news and stories about faculty, students, staff, alumni, and the community.

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Medical students Kevin Pelletier ’15 (at left) and Laurel Wickberg ’15 (at right) on rounds with resident Jared Wasser, M.D.
Medical students Kevin Pelletier ’15 (at left) and Laurel Wickberg ’15 (at right) on rounds with resident Jared Wasser, M.D.

08-07-2014

Branching Out: The Clerkship Experience at Clinical Affiliate Danbury Hospital

On any given day at clinical affiliate Danbury Hospital, clerkship students from the UVM College of Medicine generally agree: It can sometimes feel like the United Nations. When David Harari ’15 ticks off the number of different nationalities represented by his internal medicine team, he needs two hands to do it.

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Workers install new signage in the Given Courtyard last year as the educational facilities at the College of Medcine were renamed in honor of Robert Larner, M.D.’42.

08-07-2014

The Greatest Good: An Interview with Robert Larner, M.D. '42

When Robert Larner, M.D.’42, was born in Burlington’s Old North End in 1918, the road ahead was anything but a sure thing for this seventh child of a roofer. Ten decades, and thousands of patients later, Dr. Larner stands as one of the most dedicated and generous alumni of the University and its College of Medicine.

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Professor of Medicine Peter Spector, M.D., who worked with Professor of Medicine Jason Bates, Ph.D., to develop a computerized map of the electrical activity of the heart that can be used as a diagnostic and teaching tool.

08-07-2014

Ideas with a Future: New Discoveries by College of Medicine Faculty

In the center of the laptop screen lies the main attraction: an image of the human heart that rotates as colored waves of blue, green, yellow and red flow over it. Added to the neon display — pinpricks of light illuminate different regions. Across a segment of the right side of the screen run the familiar peaks and valleys of ...

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