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Spring 2017 

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College unveils the oil painting of Robert and Helen LarnerCollege Dedicates, Remembers Robert Larner, M.D.'42

Members of the University and Larner College of Medicine communities gathered in the College’s Hoehl Gallery on April 28 to formally dedicate the College. It was an occasion that also marked the passing of the College’s namesake, Robert Larner, M.D.’42, who died the previous week, on April 20, at his home in Woodland Hills, Calif., at age 99. Larner family members from across the country were also in attendance.

Match Day for the Class of 2017Match Day for the Class of 2017

A huge celebration – and a couple of surprises and twists – were on the agenda for the Larner College of Medicine Class of 2017’s Match Day event on Friday, March 17, 2017. The festivities began just before noon in the Health Science Research Facility’s Hoehl Gallery, with “Pied Piper”/radiation oncologist H. James Wallace, M.D., leading the more than 100 senior medical students to the stage where they learned their future fates – the locations for their residency training for the next three or more years.

2016 Philanthropy ReportLarner College of Medicine Celebrates 2016 Philanthropy

Gifts to the Larner College of Medicine played a major role in UVM’s successful philanthropic efforts for fiscal year 2016, earning $40.6 million of the University’s record-setting $76,758,513 in new fundraising commitments between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2016. At the end of the fiscal year, the College had achieved more than 75 percent of its campaign goal of $125,850,000 through the receipt of $94,670,000. Read more in the 2016 Philanthropy Report.

Richard Gamelli, M.D.'74 and UVM President Tom SullivanGamelli Garners Inaugural Surgery Award

On January 20, 2017, Richard Gamelli, M.D.’74, professor emeritus at Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, received the inaugural Catamount Surgeon Award from the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont. UVM Professor of Surgery Frank Ittleman, M.D., delivered remarks at the awards ceremony that paid tribute to Gamelli's many contributions to the field.