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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.

Summer 2014

Web Extra Given Cover"A Commitment That Can Be Fulfilled"

In 1964, the UVM College of Medicine looked ahead to Phase III of a massive expansion that included the Medical Alumni Building, opened in 1959, and the Medical Sciences Building, completed in 1962. Phase III called for 235,000 additional square feet to house academic departments, the medical library, a dining area and more. The 17-page booklet, titled "A Commitment That Can Be Fulfilled," details plans for the project.


Web Extra Research Report2014 UVM Research Report

UVM discovery takes place in many settings: in laboratories and clinics, agricultural farmlands and research forests, in waterways across the state and in field studies across the globe. The result — innovations that have a significant and positive impact on our lives and the world around us. The 2014 UVM Research Report, published in the spring of 2014 in print and on the web, details the diversity of research at the University of Vermont, including the fields of human health, energy, food systems, neuroscience, complex systems, animal science, the environment and more.


Web Extra Match DayMatch Day 2014

On March 21, 2014, students in the UVM College of Medicine Class of 2014 learned where they are headed for specialty training as doctors.


Web Extra SchweitzerMeet the Newest Schweitzer Fellows at the UVM College of Medicine

Improving the health of vulnerable populations through leadership and service is at the core of the mission of The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF). Recently, the New Hampshire/Vermont Schweitzer Fellows Program announced the names of the 2014-15 Schweitzer Fellows, including 11 members of the Class of 2017 at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. Read a web story about the teams and their projects.


Web Extra Commencement 2014Class of 2014 Commencement

A total of 109 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 18, 2014.


Web Extra LarnerLifetime Achievement in Philanthropy: Robert Larner '39, M.D. '42 & Helen Larner

The UVM Foundation produced a video about Robert Larner's life and philanthropic work, featuring stories and comments from College of Medicine faculty and students about what his legacy of giving means to them.


Web Extra LarnerIn His Own Words: Dallas Boushey (1919-2014)

Dallas Boushey, the legendary professor who taught anatomy to medical students across six decades, died July 6, 2014, at the age of 94. Despite having no formal degrees, Boushey started out as an animal care technician and over the years, mostly through self-teaching, became one of the most knowledgeable anatomists to teach in the College. Read an interview with Boushey from the spring 2013 issue of Vermont Medicine.


2013 Year in Review

Web Extra White Coat2013 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.


Web Extra HastingsFlashback 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


Web Extra HastingsHastings Slides

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

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.


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