News from the College

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

  • College Welcomes Alumni & Honors Awardees at Reunion
    September 26, 2022
    The Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont celebrated Reunion 2022 October 13-16. Highlights included the Distinguished Graduate Alumni Award Lecture, Class of 1972 50th Reunion Medallion Ceremony, tours of the College and new Firestone Medical Research Building, Larner College of Medicine Alumni Association Awards Ceremony, Alumni Town Hall and Reunion Class Dinners.
  • Cancer Center Celebrates 25th Annual Women’s Health and Cancer Conference
    September 12, 2022
    Cancer researchers, clinicians, survivors, and caregivers gathered September 30 for the 25th annual Women’s Health and Cancer Conference. Hosted by the University of Vermont Cancer Center, the event took place in the Dudley H. Davis Center at the University of Vermont.
  • Lewis Invested as Inaugural Pierattini Green & Gold Professor of Psychiatry
    September 9, 2022
    On September 8, 2022, the University of Vermont held a formal ceremony at the Larner College of Medicine to invest Professor of Psychiatry Judith Lewis, M.D., as the Robert A. Pierattini, M.D. Green & Gold Professor of Psychiatry.
  • 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 Research Funding Tops $250 Million, with Significant Support from Larner
    September 6, 2022
    The Larner College of Medicine had an impressive year of research growth, with over $117 million of research awards, funding projects that address the ever-evolving healthcare challenges of Vermont and beyond.
  • Newest Service for Cancer In-Patients? A Very Old Chinese Art
    August 15, 2022
    Beginning in the fall, acupuncture will be provided at no cost to inpatient hematology and oncology patients at the University of Vermont (UVM) Medical Center, thanks to a new grant to the UVM Cancer Center from the Victoria Buffum Fund.
  • Larner Welcomes Class of 2026 Medical Students
    August 12, 2022
    Class of 2026 medical students start their journeys toward becoming physicians during Orientation.
  • 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.
  • Scholarly Summer: Second-Year Students' Research Explores Unmet Health Needs
    August 9, 2022
    For students pursuing a degree in medicine, there’s no off-season. During a two-month break between their first and second years, many Larner College of Medicine medical students tackled projects to address unmet health needs, practice clinical skills, and immerse themselves in specialty clerkships with physician preceptors.
  • The Evolution of UVM's Emergency Medicine Department
    August 5, 2022
    Emergency medicine is relatively new; it began to take shape in the mid- to late-1960s, when the American Medical Association established an emergency medicine committee and the American College of Emergency Physicians was founded. However, it wasn’t until 1979 that the American Board of Medical Specialties finally recognized the field as a specialty.