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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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Jay Gonyea, administrator of the MRI Center for Biomedical Imaging, and Associate Professor of Psychiatry Julie Dumas, Ph.D., prepare a research subject in front of the circular magnet of the MRI.
Jay Gonyea, administrator of the MRI Center for Biomedical Imaging, and Associate Professor of Psychiatry Julie Dumas, Ph.D., prepare a research subject in front of the circular magnet of the MRI.

06-10-2016

Research that Resonates: Unlocking the Mysteries of the Brain

Inside the giant tube of the magnetic resonance imager at UVM’s MRI Center for Biomedical Imaging, a woman who is one of the study subjects of Julie Dumas, Ph.D., lies prone as she performs a memory test. Letters flash on a computer screen above the subject’s head, and she presses a button when they match in a specific order.

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Medical school applicants read their topic question outside one of the eight interview stations they will visit during their day-long visit.

06-10-2016

Multiple Choice: The World of Multiple Mini Interviews

A cowbell clangs. The eager applicants have finished the allotted six minutes to expound on a particular topic. Now, they have two minutes to consider their next topic before they sit down with another interviewer and start talking. The cowbell, Vermont-style, will again tell them when to stop and move to a new topic with a new interviewer.

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Dr. First leads pediatric rounds on the floor at the UVM Children’s Hospital, where he connects students clinically to the basic science they’ve recently learned.

06-10-2016

The Leadiatrician: Lewis First, M.D.

Are you looking for Lewis First, M.D.? Your best bet is to stand still in a corridor at the University of Vermont Children’s Hospital and catch the hospital’s chief of pediatrics and chair of pediatrics at the College of Medicine as he passes by on his way to visit his young patients, which he does most mornings.

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