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