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.