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Fall 2016 

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Celebrating the Larner College of Medicine

On the afternoon of September 23, a large crowd of faculty, staff, students, administrators, and guests of the University of Vermont celebrated the announcement of an estate commitment with an estimated current market value of $66 million from UVM dual-degree alum and Vermont native Robert Larner ’39, M.D.’42, and his wife, Helen.The Larners’ gift marks an important moment in the history of U.S. medical schools: the first occasion in the nation for which a medical school is named to honor an alumnus physician and donor.


White Coat Ceremony for the Class of 2020

“I will practice medicine with conscience and dignity.” At a ceremony on Friday, October 7, 2016 in UVM’s Ira Allen Chapel, 118 first-year medical students uttered those words as part of a major career milestone: receiving their first white doctors’ coats. While UVM’s newest class of future doctors still have years of classwork and training ahead of them, they are in a unique position; they have access to two new additions at the college: a remodeled Reardon Classroom in the Larner Medical Education Center and a new course called Foundations of Clinical Science.