Vermont Medicine magazine features stories about students, faculty, and the alumni of the Larner College of Medicine and its engagement with the wider community.

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Behind the Scenes with
Lewis First, M.D.

As he marks his 30th year as chair of pediatrics at the University of Vermont and chief of pediatrics at UVM Children’s Hospital, Lewis First, M.D., M.S., reflects on his career journey, the choices he made along the way, and the legacy he continues to build. Learn more of Dr. First's story.

Food As Medicine

Food As Medicine

Larner student’s pilot culinary medicine course pairs nutritional science with preventive health care to get future doctors cooking. Read about this pilot course.

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Story Slam Rx

Learn about of Story Slam Rx, and how the Larner community shares their experiences over the microphone.


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Capturing A Picture of Health

The digital diagnostic tool developed by Art Papier M.D.’88, visually displays, describes, and categorizes thousands of diseases. Used in clinics and medical schools throughout the nation and across the globe, this tool, VisualDx, delivers time-sensitive, clinically relevant information for diagnosing and treating common and rare diseases and brings public health to the point of care. Read about VisualDX.

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Match Day 2024

Match Day–the annual rite of passage that ignites a senior medical student’s future—took place on Friday, March 15, 2024. Beginning at noon, medical students in the Larner College of Medicine’s Class of 2024 and soon-to- be-doctors from across the U.S. and world learned which U.S. residency program they have been matched to for the next three to seven years. Read more about Match Day.

 Gary Mawe, Ph.D. 

Remembering Gary Mawe, Ph.D.

On February 17, 2024, Gary Mawe, Ph.D., a respected faculty member at the Robert Larner, M.D., College of Medicine and the University of Vermont, passed away at the age of 67 in Hinesburg, Vermont, after battling an illness. Mawe held several significant roles within our community here at the Larner College of Medicine as well as at UVM. Read more about Gary