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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.

Volume 50, Issue 2, 2013

Web Extra Hall AVermont 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.




Web Extra CommencementCommencement 2013

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

Web Extra Mary FletcherLooking 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.


Web Extra GoldbergBlog 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.



Web Extra VanaStudents 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.



Web Extra GalbraithGalbraith 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.

Web Extra Match DayMatch 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.

Web Extra PEPReflections 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.


Web Extra CCCComprehensive 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.

Web Extra BousheyDallas 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.


Web Extra Foundations2013 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

Web Extra Frymoyer2012 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.

Web Extra Coat2012 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.


Web Extra WheelerDr. 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.



Web Extra CoatDoctoring in Vermont

Every fall, medical students fan out across the state for their Doctoring in Vermont course, gaining first-hand experience in the field.


Vol 49, Issue 2, 2012

1962 PulseFive Decades, and Still Ticking





Commencement 2012Commencement 2012





Reunion 2012Reunion 2012





Vol 49, Issue 1, 2012

Web Extra Dona PaulinaLessons 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 2012Match Day 2012





White Coat 2012White Coat Ceremony 2012





Summer 2011 Web Extra

Commencement 2011Commencement 2011

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 MD and team performing surgery Barre City Hospital operating room circa 1950sJohn 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.

By opening these PDF documents you can read both his record of the Barre smallpox outbreak of 1912 (PDF), and his 1950 account of “A Year of Major Surgery in a Small Hospital (PDF).”

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