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  • Tandoh Appointed to Senior Advisor Role
    University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine Associate Professor of Surgery and Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Margaret Tandoh, M.D., has been named to the Senior Advisory Group of Dean Richard L. Page, M.D.
  • Larner Changemakers Recognized at Celebration of Gender Equity
    The Larner College of Medicine's Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion held its second annual Celebration of Gender Equity in Medicine and Science on March 4, which featured a keynote by Diane Magrane, M.D., and an awards ceremony.
  • A Matter of Trust: Bringing Vaccine Education to New American Communities
    One of the most alarming realizations of the past year has been the clear link between structural racism in the U.S. and the racial and ethnic health disparities that have led to a disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on communities of color. Thanks to the collaboration of numerous partners in Vermont, members of the New American community are getting the education they need to make informed decisions about their health and the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • A Champion for Women’s Health, Diversity & Science
    ​For Professor Elizabeth Bonney, M.D., M.P.H., juggling the roles of scientist, clinician, mentor, and advocate has been the norm for decades. So, it’s no surprise that in a year turned upside-down by the COVID-19 pandemic, the delayed reckoning with racial injustice in America, and political turmoil, she has forged ahead with her science, delivered care on the front lines, and used this pivotal moment in history to raise issues of critical importance not only to science, but society.
  • Together We Learn: Resources for Our Journeys in Justice & Inclusion
    This week, the University of Vermont's Dana Medical Library, in conjunction with representatives from the UVM Larner College of Medicine Office of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, the Office of Medical Communications, and medical students from the College's Student National Medical Association, Latino Medical Student Association, Social Justice Coalition, and the gender & Sexuality Alliance launched a digital resource collection called "Together We Learn."
  • Tandoh Invested as Inaugural Gamelli Green and Gold Professor of Surgery
    Margaret A. Tandoh, M.D., F.A.C.S, an expert in trauma, burn, and wound care and acute care surgery, has been invested as the inaugural Richard L. Gamelli, M.D.’74 Green and Gold Professor in Surgery at the University of Vermont’s Larner College of Medicine. The ceremony was held remotely on September 22, 2020.
  • Inaugural Celebration of Gender Equity Features Kunin, Recognizes Champions
    The Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont held its first-ever event to celebrate and recognize achievements in gender equity on March 4, 2020. Governor Madeleine Kunin provided a keynote address, followed by an awards ceremony at which Ramsey Herrington, M.D., Mary Cushman, M.D., M.Sc., Debra Leonard, M.D., Ph.D., and Lauren Elizabeth Faricy, M.D., were recognized.
  • Integrating the Social Determinants of Health into the Curriculum
    From the tiniest ticks of genetic expression to the sweep of organ systems, medical students gain a deep understanding of human body function. They spend hundreds of hours learning how to use tools and technologies, from stethoscopes to point of care ultrasound, to deliver the best patient care they can. However, when it comes to thorny societal issues like the intersection of race and class in medicine, unequal access to health care, and the outsized toll chronic disease can take on marginalized populations, medical students have historically had little opportunity to engage.
  • Wilkinson Delivers Imbasciani-DiSalvo LGBTQ Health Equity Lecture
    Award-winning, mixed heritage, Asian American, transgender writer, public health consultant, and cultural competency trainer Willy Wilkinson, M.P.H., presented the 2019 Vito Imbasciani, Ph.D., M.D.'85 and George DiSalvo LGBTQ Health Equity Lecture, titled “Advancing Trans-Affirming Care in a Changing Healthcare Landscape,” on October 3.
  • ODI Launches Gender Equity Series, Hosts TIME'S UP Healthcare Signatory Event
    The Larner College of Medicine Gender Equity Initiative in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion held the first event in the Gender Equity Education Series - "Town Hall: Gender Equity at the Larner College of Medicine" - on September 25, 2019.
  • College Hosts UVM MLK Health Equity Lecture
    UVM's 2019 MLK Celebration and Learning Series included a Health Equity Lecture at the College of Medicine featuring Herman A. Taylor, Jr., M.D., director, Cardiovascular Research Institute, at the Morehouse School of Medicine, on January 23.
  • Office of Diversity and Inclusion Appoints Dougherty as Gender Equity Liaison
    Anne Dougherty, M.D.’09, M.A., assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences, has been appointed as Gender Equity Liaison in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont.
  • Montgomery Honored with 2018 Our Common Ground Award
    Erin Montgomery, coordinator of faculty development, graduate education and postdoctoral training at the Larner College of Medicine at UVM received a 2018 President's Our Common Ground Award.
  • College Hosts Public Health Projects Celebration & Health Equity Lecture
  • Strategic Priorities Translate to Expanded Staff and Space for Office of Diversity
  • Henry Ng Talks about Transgender Care at Imbasciani Lecture
    The Office of Diversity and Inclusion at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont hosted Henry Ng, M.D., M.P.H., past president of GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBT Equality, at the fourth annual Vito Imbasciani, Ph.D., M.D.’85 and George DiSalvo LGBTQ Health Equity Lecture on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 in the Livak Ballroom in the Dudley Davis Center at UVM. Ng will discuss “Incorporating Transgender Care into Everyday Primary Care.”
  • Delaney featured in “College Guide for LGBTQ Students”
    University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine Office of Diversity and Inclusion Director Tiffany Delaney, MA.Ed. is featured in a comprehensive online “College Guide for LGBTQ Students”.
  • College’s LGBTQ Advocacy Initiatives Featured in INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine
    The Larner College of Medicine was featured on page 56 of the May 2017 INSIGHT Into Diversity in an article, titled “Medical Schools Make Strides to Improve Inclusion of, Advocacy for LGBTQ Students.”
  • LGBT Health Education Work by Medical Student Highlighted by NBC
    Nicholas Bonenfant ’17 was profiled by NBC News’ NBC Out section for his work with Michael Upton, M.D., assistant professor of psychiatry, to develop LGBT health medical curriculum.
  • MLK Health Equity Lecture - Hanna-Attisha Talks about Flint Water Crisis
    Could a lead crisis like the one in Flint, Michigan happen in your town? Mona Hanna-Attisha, M.D., M.P.H., FAAP, director of the Pediatric Health Initiative at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, will present the MLK Health Equity Lecture, titled "We Are All Flint: The Flint Water Crisis and Public Health Advocacy" on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. in the Sullivan Classroom in the Medical Education Center at the Larner College of Medicine at UVM.