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UVM College of Medicine Announces 2016 Medical Alumni Association Award Honorees

The University of Vermont College of Medicine has announced the winners of the 2016 Medical Alumni Association Awards to be presented during its annual Medical Alumni Reunion, Friday June 10, 2016, on the UVM College of Medicine campus.

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Class of 2016 Members Recognized for Excellence and Service at Honors Night

Only days away from Commencement and their medical degrees, students in the University of Vermont College of Medicine’s Class of 2016 took a moment to be acknowledged for their accomplishments over the past four years at Honors Night on Tuesday, May 17.

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UVM AMWA Hosts 100+ Middle-School Girls at Science Discovery Day

At the Girls’ Science Discovery Day at the University of Vermont College of Medicine on May 14, brains were a particularly big hit. Hosted by the College’s chapter of the American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA), the annual event drew about 110 seventh- and eighth-grade girls from middle schools across Vermont to the ...

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Avila Honored with Child Mind Institute 2016 National Change Maker Award

Maria Mercedes Avila, M.Ed., Ph.D., program co-director of Vermont Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (VT LEND) and assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Vermont, received the 2016 Local Hero Award from the Child Mind Institute. The awards event took place May 10 in New York City.

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Harvard's Maktabi Appointed Chair of Anesthesiology at UVM

University of Vermont College of Medicine Dean Frederick C. Morin III, M.D., and University of Vermont Medical Group President and CEO Claude Deschamps, M.D., have announced the appointment of Mazen A. Maktabi, M.B.B.Ch., as chair of the Department of Anesthesiology and health care service chief of anesthesiology, effective August ...

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Wheat and Global Health Team Publish on Peer Mentorship/Early Exposure Pilot in Zimbabwe

When University of Vermont medical student Stefan Wheat ’18 left for a global health elective in Harare, Zimbabwe last summer, he had no idea he would be testing out a new living arrangement intended to enhance his educational experience.

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