Web Extras Archive
Often there are extensions to stories featured in the print version of Vermont Medicine. Web Extras allow additional content to be shared online.
2013 Year in Review
2013 White Coat Ceremony
On Friday, October 18, 2013, in UVM’s Ira Allen Chapel, the 115 members of the University of Vermont College of Medicine’s Class of 2017 hit the first big milestone of their medical school career – the White Coat Ceremony.
Flashback to the 1970s Classmates Revealed! (We Hope)
Thanks to the eagle eyes of Cynthia Sprague, M.D., Cynthia Christy, M.D.’79, Ralph Manchester, M.D.’79, and Bruce MacPherson, M.D.'67, we venture the following identifications of people seen in the last issue of Vermont Medicine. Please send us an email if you can identify anyone else and we'll add it to the
Philip R. Hastings, M.D., a member of the College of Medicine Class of 1950, left behind four large-format color slides -- the top of the line in photography in their day -- documenting various aspects of the education of medical students at the midpoint of the 20th century.
Volume 50, Issue 2, 2013
Vermont Medicine: A 50-Year Record
As Vermont Medicine hits the half-century mark, we look back over the five decade chronicle of life at the College.
A total of 106 students were conferred medical degrees by UVM President Tom Sullivan, J.D., and Dean Rick Morin, M.D., at the College Commencement ceremony in Ira Allen Chapel on May 19.
Volume 50, Issue 1, 2013
Looking Back: Mary Fletcher Hospital
When this brochure about Mary Fletcher Hospital was published in the mid-1960s, legislation creating Medicare and Regional Health Centers stood to transform health care in the United States. Titled “The Mary Fletcher Hospital, 90 Years of Progress,” the booklet highlighted the hospital’s state of the art services and new projects.
Blog Post: UVM Medical Student Tamar Goldberg
UVM medical student Tamar Goldberg, a member of the Class of 2015, is featured in a national Albert Schweitzer Fellowship Beyond Boulders blog post. She talks about her project to bring respite care to families of children with special needs.
Students Receive Google Nexus 7 Tablets
Before heading to clerkships, every member of the Class of 2015 received a Google Nexus 7 tablet, making the UVM College of Medicine one of the first medical schools in the country to be using this particular tablet as a professional tool.
Galbraith Article Featured in AAMC Reporter
Richard Galbraith, M.D., Ph.D., UVM professor of medicine and director of the Center for Clinical and Translational Science, co-authored with Judith S. Bond, Ph.D., president of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, a Viewpoint piece in the Association of American Medical Colleges' AAMC Reporter.
Match Day 2013
"The Match” took place at the College of Medicine and at medical schools across the U.S. and in Canada on March 15 at noon.
- Match Day 2013 Video Coverage
- Match List (PDF)
- Photo Gallery - Match Day 2013
- A MEDitorial on Match Day from Chris Cahill '13
Reflections from Students in the PEP Program
UVM undergraduates in the Premedical Enhancement Program (PEP) meet physicians and medical students who help to shape their career paths. Every semester PEP students write reflections on what they learned.
Comprehensive Care Clinics in Journal of Rural Health
In 2010, Christopher Grace, M.D., co-authored an article in the Journal of Rural Health that compared medical outcomes at three rural HIV specialty clinics in Vermont with an urban HIV clinic. The study encompassed 11 years, and 363 patients. Results showed similar qualities of care in urban and rural settings.
- Journal of Rural Health Article: "The Vermont Model for Rural HIV Care Delivery: Eleven Years of Outcome Data Comparing Urban and Rural Clinics"
Dallas Boushey Honored in Hall A for 50 Years of Service
The Fall/Winter 1988 issue of Hall A, the precursor to Vermont Medicine, featured Dallas Boushey as the College community celebrated his 50 years of service as a teacher of anatomy.
2013 Foundations Awards
On January 28, 2013, the College of Medicine's Class of 2015 marked their collective completion of Foundations with a reception and awards ceremony in the Health Science Research Facility's Hoehl Gallery. The Foundations level of the Vermont Integrated Curriculum (VIC) provides students with the fundamental training they need to become physicians.
2012 Year in Review
2012 Frymoyer Scholars
Four College of Medicine and two College of Nursing and Health Sciences faculty members were named 2012 Frymoyer Scholars for their work to promote teaching that emphasizes the art of patient care. Award winners include Patricia King, M.D., Ph.D., Laurie Leclair, M.D., Ursula McVeigh, M.D., Marie Sandoval, M.D., Jean Coffey, Ph.D., C.P.N.P, and Mary Val Palumbo, D.N.P., A.P.R.N.
2012 White Coat Ceremony
The Class of 2016 donned the white coat of the physician for the first time on October 20, 2012, in UVM's Ira Allen Chapel. This year the White Coat Ceremony took place in conjunction with the College of Medicine's Family Day.
Dr. Wheeler's Microscope
Found in the Dean's Office at the College of Medicine, Dr. John Wheeler's microscope was one of the finest instruments of its day - a far cry from the one he used as a student. Dr. Wheeler served as chief of surgery from 1900-1924.
- Photo Gallery - Dr. Wheeler's microscope
- Excerpts from his book, Memoirs of a Small Town Surgeon
Doctoring in Vermont
Every fall, medical students fan out across the state for their Doctoring in Vermont course, gaining first-hand experience in the field.
- Photo Gallery - Students at Vermont doctor's offices
- Video of students talking about their experiences in the Doctoring in Vermont course
Vol 49, Issue 2, 2012
Five Decades, and Still Ticking
Vol 49, Issue 1, 2012
Lessons from Doña Paulina
- Doña Paulina Photo Gallery
- "New Life for Old Wheels: The Full Story": Read medical student Peter Cooch's detailed account of his cross-country journey to deliver a much-needed ambulance vehicle to the Guatemalan village of Santa Cruz de la Laguna. (PDF)
Match Day 2012
White Coat Ceremony 2012
Summer 2011 Web Extra
At this year’s College of Medicine commencement ceremony, medical degrees were conferred on 111 members of the Class of 2011, and 14 graduate students earning the M.S. or Ph.D. Speaker Marcia Angell, M.D., senior lecturer in social medicine at Harvard Medical School and the first woman editor of the New England Journal of Medicine, spoke to the graduates about the social responsibilities of all physicians and scientists.
Spring 2011 Web Extra
John Woodruff’s Case Notes
John Woodruff, M.D., left behind written accounts that detail important moments in his career, and give modern readers a view of the life of a practicing Vermont physician in the early and middle years of the 20th Century.
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