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Investiture Ceremony for Holly and Bob Miller Chair in Palliative Medicine

Vermont philanthropists Holly and Bob Miller have capped decades of support to strengthen palliative care and clinical services in end-of-life care in Vermont with a $3 million gift to establish the Holly and Bob Miller Chair in Palliative Medicine at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. Read more >>

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Kerzner ’95 Featured on "60 Minutes" for Feature on Opioid-Addicted Infants


CBS News “60 Minutes” program included a story, titled “A New Direction on Drugs,” that featured a short interview with UVM College of Medicine alumna Leslie Kerzner, M.D.’95, a pediatrician at MassGeneral Hospital for Children, who specializes in neonatal abstinence syndrome. Link to an online video of the segment here.

The White Coat Ceremony: Class of 2019 Marks Milestone


Dealing with challenges, varying emotions and general stress is consistent with becoming – and being – a physician. Not quite three months into their medical school journey, members of the University of Vermont College of Medicine’s Class of 2019 are becoming increasingly familiar with this phenomenon, Read More >>

College Honors Distinguished Graduate Alumnus Wong, Showcases Student Research


Patrick Wong, Ph.D.’75, received the University of Vermont College of Medicine’s 2015 Medical Alumni Association Distinguished Graduate Alumni Award at the Annual Graduate Student Research Showcase Award Presentation and Reception on Monday, October 5, 2015. A professor emeritus of pharmacology at New York Medical College and chairman and CEO of BioProst Pharmaceuticals, Wong is a pioneer in elucidating the role of prostaglandins in inflammation, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. Read More >>

UVM Announces $500 Million "Move Mountains" Comprehensive Campaign


The University of Vermont announced its largest and most ambitious fundraising campaign ever, a $500 million initiative that will transform and reshape the 224-year-old public research university. Read More >>

UVM College of Medicine Receives $9 Million Gift from Alumnus Robert Larner, M.D.’42


University of Vermont President Tom Sullivan announced the $500 million goal of the “Move Mountains” campaign at an event held at the Davis Center on Friday, October 2, 2015. Several crescendo events took place across campus leading up to the official launch, including a major gift announcement and Investiture ceremony at the UVM College of Medicine. Read More >>

Felicia Smith, M.D. '00, to Receive 2015 Early Achievement Award at Reunion 2015

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In honor of her work in psychiatry and care for patients with both mental and medical illness, Felicia A. Smith, M.D., an alumna of the University of Vermont College of Medicine Class of 2000, has received the 2015 Early Achievement Award from teh College's Medical Alumni Association (MAA). Read More >>

The Next Big Thing: Graduating UVM Medical Students Learn Residency Locations on Match Day


For several days, Twitter feeds were filling up with "#Matched!" as medical students at the University of Vermont and across the U.S. collectively approached Match Day - one of the most stress-inducing milestones in a medical students' life - when soon-to-be physicians across the country learn where they will begin residency training after earning their M.D. Read More >>

Perfect Fit: White Coat Ceremony Marks Future Doctors' Commitment to Serve


Faculty, family and friends filled Ira Allen Chapel on Friday, November 14 as first-year medical students at the University of Vermont slipped on their first white doctors' coats. Read More >>

University of Vermont Medical Center and Health Network Launch Reflects Collaboration, Academic Strength


New names for the four-hospital affiliation known as Fletcher Allen Partners, and its individual members, were made official today in recognition that the partnership has become one organization focused on delivering academic medicine to the people of Vermont and northern New York more efficiently and as close to home as possible. Read More >>

Vermont Medical Society Honors Family Medicine's Little and Students Higgins and Thomas  


The Vermont Medical Society (VMS) held its 201st Annual Meeting at the Equinox Resort in Manchester, Vt., on October 24 and 25, 2014. One of the highlights of the meeting, which was co-sponsored by the University of Vermont College of Medicine, was the evening awards banquet, Read More >>

UVM Foundation Sets New Fundraising Records in Fiscal 2014

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The University of Vermont Foundation set new records in its fundraising activities on behalf of the university during fiscal 2014, surpassing the previous historical milestones for both commitments and receipts from donors. Read More >>

UVM Dedicates Larner Medical Education Center Oct. 4


A ceremony on October 4, 2013, celebrated the naming of the Robert Larner, M.D. Medical Education Center at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. The dedication honored alumnus and Burlington, Vt., native Robert E. Larner, M.D.’42 and his wife Helen, who have supported the College for decades, helping to make medical education more affordable for a generation of students. Read More >>

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$4.5 Million Gift from Surgery Faculty to Fund Professorships


A $4.5 million gift from the surgical faculty at the UVM College of Medicine and Fletcher Allen Health Care will fund 14 Green & Gold Professorships in the Department of Surgery and add $1 million to the recently established Frank P. Ittleman Professorship in Cardiothoracic Surgery established by a grateful patient earlier this year. Read More >>