News from the College

Use the links below to read recent news and stories from the college.

  • Study Shows Speeding Up Heart Rate Helps Heart Failure Patients with Stiff Hearts
    February 22, 2023
    A new study published in JAMA Cardiology by UVM cardiovascular medicine fellow Margaret Infeld, M.D., M.S., and colleagues found evidence that by implementing a tailored acceleration of heart rates, they could reduce congestion and improve the circulation of blood in heart failure patients with "stiff" hearts.
  • Holcombe Named Associate Dean for Cancer Programs at UVM Larner College of Medicine
    February 21, 2023
    Randall F. Holcombe, M.D., M.B.A., director of the UVM Cancer Center and chief of the Division of Hematology and Oncology in the Department of Medicine, has been appointed as associate dean for cancer programs at the UVM Larner College of Medicine.
  • Khadanga Highlights Benefits of High-Intensity Interval Training in Cardiac Rehab for Women
    February 13, 2023
    Sherrie Khadanga, M.D., M.S., assistant professor of medicine at UVM's Larner College of Medicine and assistant director of cardiac rehabilitation at the UVM Medical Center, was recently featured in a UVM Health Network HealthSource blog post titled "Women Find Strength with Cardiac Rehab" that focused on how High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) exercise can help women's recovery after a cardiac event.
  • Confronting Misinformation: A Commentary by Jan Carney, M.D., M.P.H.
    February 3, 2023
    In this commentary, Larner College of Medicine Associate Dean for Public Health and Health Policy Jan Carney, M.D., M.P.H., discusses the impact and potential solutions to address the issue of medical misinformation.
  • CVRI 2023 Viridis Montis Challenge Highlights Early-Career Researchers
    February 1, 2023
    The Cardiovascular Research Institute of Vermont held its 4th Annual Viridis Montis Early Career Investigator Challenge on February 1, 2023, and Toishi Sharma, MBBS, cardiovascular disease fellow in the Department of Medicine, was selected as the winner.
  • Weaver & Lester-Coll Examine Impact of Health Insurance Coverage on Liver Cancer Patients
    January 31, 2023
    An analysis by UVM medical student Benjamin Weaver and UVM Cancer Center member and Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology Nataniel Lester-Coll, M.D., illustrated both health disparities and parities across a cohort of 100,000+ patients with the most common form of liver cancer. Their results were published in the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.
  • Medical Class of 2025 Celebrates Completion of Foundations Curriculum
    January 27, 2023
    Faculty, staff, and students gathered January 26, 2023, to honor a milestone in the Class of 2025’s medical education journey at the Foundations Awards Celebration. The annual event marks the medical students’ completion of the Foundations – the first level of the Vermont Integrated Curriculum – and recognizes the students’ accomplishments and the teachers and staff who helped them along the way.
  • Peer-to-Peer: Medical Students Support Each Other's Education
    January 24, 2023
    Ensuring medical students' academic success and wellbeing relies on having access to numerous resources. At the Larner College of Medicine, those assets include the students themselves, who create and host peer-based learning opportunities for their junior colleagues. Read about interactive teaching sessions led by medical students for their peers.
  • Larner Faculty Educators and Scholars Recognized at 2023 Teaching Academy Ceremony
    January 18, 2023
    The University of Vermont Larner College of MedicineTeaching Academy recognized faculty teaching and scholarship at the annual Induction and Award Ceremony on January 11, 2023.
  • Capers Presents Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Health Equity Lecture
    January 17, 2023
    Quinn Capers IV, M.D., Rody P. Cox professor of internal medicine, cardiology, and associate dean of faculty diversity at the University of Texas Southwestern School of Medicine, presented UVM's 2023 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Health Equity Lecture on January 18, 2023.