Community Spotlight

  • Innovative Approaches Hold Promise for Improving Rural Health Across Region
    November 17, 2022
    Located in a rural state with a population among the oldest in the nation, the Larner College of Medicine has long been committed to finding innovative ways to provide and improve access to health care for not only the elderly, but also all residents, regardless of location or socioeconomic status. Several research initiatives at the college focus on new approaches to help patients in these regions.
  • Celebrating Larner’s Newest Facility: The Firestone Medical Research Building
    October 28, 2022
    On October 27, 2022, the UVM Larner College of Medicine held a grand opening and dedication of the newest addition to the medical campus: the Firestone Medical Research Building.
  • “Convergence” Event Brings Global Cancer Treatment Experts, Local Students to Campus
    October 27, 2022
    A national cancer research event called Convergence brought experts from around the country and the world to the University of Vermont October 24-27 to discuss interdisciplinary techniques to advance cancer treatment. The experts, along with UVM Cancer Center faculty, presented information about their cutting-edge cancer research.
  • UVM Health Network Names Sunil Eappen, M.D., M.B.A, as Next President and CEO
    September 8, 2022
    The University of Vermont Health Network has named Sunil “Sunny” Eappen, M.D., M.B.A., as the health system’s next president and chief executive officer, following an extensive national search.
  • UVM & Maine Partners Awarded $20 Million to Continue NNE-CTR Work
    August 11, 2022
    The Northern New England Clinical and Translational Research Network has received a $20 million-dollar renewal grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue work to ensure residents in Vermont and Maine – and particularly the elderly, New American and Indigenous populations – receive greater support to address chronic and life-threatening diseases.
  • Class of ’24 Med Student Pilcher Receives U.S. Public Health Service Award
    July 15, 2022
    The U.S. Public Health Service Physician Professional Advisory Committee selected Finlay Pilcher, a Class of 2024 medical student at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, to receive a 2022 Excellence in Public Health Award.
  • Larner Medical Students Selected as 2022-23 NH/VT Schweitzer Fellows
    May 16, 2022
    ​The New Hampshire/Vermont (NH/VT) Schweitzer Fellows Program selected five teams of Larner College of Medicine Class of 2025 medical students as 2022-23 Schweitzer Fellows.
  • Med Students with Ties to Ukraine Hold Medical Supply Drive
    March 30, 2022
    On March 26, 2022, UVM medical students Caitlin Marassi and Ellen Mats, along with other Larner first-year medical students, launched a three-week "Vermont for Ukraine Medical Supply Drive" in collaboration with Vermont Flannel retail stores and working through Razom, a 501(c)(3) organization that ships medical supplies by sea and air directly to Ukraine.
  • Larner Faculty Volunteer to Create Clinic at Sugarbush
    March 25, 2022
    A new, non-profit medical clinic at Sugarbush Resort — Three Peaks Medical Clinic — is scheduled to open in December 2022 and be staffed by UVM Division of Emergency Medicine faculty member volunteers. The clinic's mission is to provide the resort area community access to on-mountain medical care and provide a venue for facilitating wilderness, emergency, and sports medicine research.
  • Heart Month: Bouncing Back after Atypical Heart Attack
    February 23, 2022
    A heart attack struck 44-year-old Sara Rutledge during her daily run. Thanks to the competence and care of a team of clinicians at Central Vermont Medical Center and UVM Medical Center, she received a diagnosis for spontaneous coronary artery dissection - or SCAD - has had a successful recovery, and is back to doing her favorite activities.