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.
Teaching Academy Induction
The UVM College of Medicine celebrated the inuaugural members of the Teaching Academy as well as "scholarship, medical education curricular innovations, professional development and advancement" during a dinner and ceremony March 26, 2015. The event was followed by a full-day symposium March 27 at the Sheraton Burlington Conference Center. See the full list of inductees and read more about the event.
- Read news story and see full list of Teaching Academy inductees.
- See a photo gallery from the event.
Match Day 2015
On March 20, 2015, beginning at noon, students in the Class of 2015 learned exactly where they will be doing their specialty training for the next three or more years. The event, held in the Hoehl Gallery, featured bagpipes played by H. James Wallace, M.D. '88, as well as lots of hugs, high fives and celebrating.
- Video Highlights: Match Day 2015 (features clips from ceremony and interviews with students)
- Video: Match Day 2015 full ceremony
- Photo Gallery: Match Day 2015
- View the full 2015 Match List (PDF)
The UVM College of Medicine graduated 113 students May 17, 2015, during a ceremony in the Ira Allen Chapel.
- Video: Commencement 2015 full ceremony
- Video: Peter Wingfield, M.D. '15 Student Address
- Video: Vito Imbasciani, M.D. '88 Commencement Address
- Photo Gallery: Commencement 2015
- Blog Post: Peter Wingfield, M.D.'15
Herbert Durfee, M.D.'48 Photography
Editor's Note: Dr. Durfee died September 21, 2015, at the age of 90. From 1951 to 1953, alum Herbert Durfee, M.D.'48 photographed the post-war landscape in Europe while stationed at the U.S. Army Airbase in Wiesbaden, West Germany. UVM's Fleming Museum recently hosted an exhibit of his work.
2014 Year in Review
2014 White Coat Ceremony
On Friday, November 14, 2014, in UVM’s Ira Allen Chapel, the University of Vermont College of Medicine’s Class of 2018 slipped on their white coats for the first time during the first big milestone of their medical school career – the White Coat Ceremony.
UVM President Tom Sullivan & UVM Medical Center CEO John Brumsted, M.D.
In November of 2014, Fletcher Allen Health Care became The University of Vermont Medical Center, and its network of hospitals became The University of Vermont Health Network. Learn what UVM President Tom Sullivan and UVM Medical Center CEO John Brumsted, M.D., think about the UVM brand and its meaning for healthcare in the region.
- Read the interview. (PDF)
Annual Announcement and Catalogue of the Medical Department of UVM
This recently discovered copy of the Annual Announcement and Catalogue of the “Medical Department” of UVM contains in its 32 pages a review of the entire curriculum of the College at that time, and a host of details of daily life of the medical student of the 19th century.
"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.
2014 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.
Match 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.
Meet 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.
Class 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.
- Photo Gallery - 2014 Commencement
- 2014 Commencement Video Coverage
- 2014 Commencement Speech by Chelsea Harris '14 (On the UVM Medicine Blog)
Lifetime 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.
In 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
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.
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