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PROFILE IN GIVING Spreading the Word on Technological Advances in Medicine Conversations with a neighbor while walking near his Charlotte, Vt., home in part inspired JOHN JACK STETSON, M.D.60 UVM 56

V E R M O N T UVM COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MAGAZINE 2 3 From the Dean College News Robert Larner, M.D.42 and his wife, Helen, make an historic gift a new chair of anesthesiology work to combat the

SUMMER 2016 PUBLISHED MAY 2016 FROM THE DEAN As this academic year comes to a close, we prepare to send more than a hundred new physicians out into their residencies across the country. We were espec

C O L L E G E N E W S Medical Education Champion and Alumnus Robert Larner, M.D.42 Gives Largest Gift in UVM History At a meeting of the UVM Foundation Board, UVM President Tom Sullivan and Dean Ric

C O L L E G E N E W S Harvards Maktabi Appointed Chair of Anesthesiology at UVM Dean Rick Morin and University of Vermont Medical Group President and CEO Claude Deschamps, M.D., have announced the a

Notables Bernstein and Bates Named 201617 University Scholars College of Medicine faculty members Ira Bernstein, M.D., and Jason Bates, Ph.D., have been named as two of four University Scholars for 20

MATCH FOR THE CL A SS OF 2016 rom anxiety to elation, emotions ran high on Match Day, the nationwide event during which graduating medical students open the envelopes that tell them where they will rs

RE SIDENC Y MATCHE S FOR THE COLLEGE OF MEDICINE CL A SS OF 2016 A N E S T H E S I O LO G Y Nishan Bingham NYU School of Medicine YunYun Chen Brigham Womens Hospital Sarah Fieber Beth Israel Deacones

C O L L E G E N E W S College Hosts Global Health Celebration In honor of World Health Day, the College of Medicine hosted nine distinguished international guests from Russia, Dominican Republic, Vi

Research Notebook NCI Grant Tests MuscleRebuilding Strategy in Breast Cancer Patients Associate Professor of Medicine Michael Toth, Ph.D., is exploring a theory for counteracting the muscle loss that

CAMPAIGN NEWS The time has come for UVM to move forward, to pursue excellence with even greater confidence and to assert our position among the nations finest public research universities. To move mou

Gift in Memory of Father Funds Parkinsons Research UVM Associate Professor of Neurological Sciences James Boyd, M.D., made a deep impression on Katharine Laud when she heard him speak at a University

re you looking for Lewis First, M.D. Your best bet is to stand still in a corridor at the University of Vermont Childrens Hospital and catch the hospitals chief of pediatrics and chair of pediatrics a

a more You just wont ndengaged productive, more educator, clinician, leader in pediatrics in the country. Lewis is part of the fact that, relative to the size of the place, Vermont is overrepresented

who is a leader in the eld of pediatrics, a role model, one who has contributed broadly to the eld, and most important, created a future. For First, that future encompasses not just his own work, but

into a 20 state National Improvement Partnership Network, with those states emulating what has been accomplished in Vermont under the direction of VCHIPs Executive Director, Professor Judith Shaw, Ed.

the first file Lewis First, M.D. UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 1994present Chief of Pediatrics, The Uni

amazing job of expanding what goes on in the journal, and people would prefer if he just did that forever. First frequently invites others to join the weekly editorial call, ostensibly so they can lea

Welcome to the MiniInterviews, world of Multiple the latest evolution medical students MULTIPLE CHOICE in selecting cowbell clangs. The eager applicants have finished the allotted six minutes to ex

For the last two years at UVM, the MMI has replaced the traditional medical school interview that gave the applicant 45 minutes with one person, often a current or former faculty member, after which t

Its a reliable, validated tool that we are using because its very compelling, Gallant says. The early assessment is that everyone is quite pleased by the results were seeing. Janice Gallant. M.D.8

Above, a medical school applicant sits with an interviewer and answers one of eight topic questions related to a core competency of medical education. Above right, secondyear medical student Eric Schm

RESEARCH THAT RESONATES UVMs MRI Center for Biomedical Imaging opens a window into brain function for many researchers. by Carolyn Shapiro photographs by Andy Duback I nside the giant tube of the

this enables us to do is to see the brain in action in a living, breathing person. e MRI can capture most psychological, intellectual and emotional responses, Garavan says. When someone does a math eq

In brain images taken by the research MRI at the University of Vermont, Hugh Garavan, Ph.D., UVM associate professor of psychiatry, found that teens who were most resilient and able to bounce back whe

upgrade, which took the system from analog to digital, Watts says. at means it doesnt produce as much noise or lose as much delity as it transfers signals, which improves image resolution. Were known

hall NEWS NOTES FOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINE ALUMNI PRESIDENT S CORNER As the old saying goes, time ies when youre having fun, and that sentiment certainly applies to my tenure as president of the Medic

HALL A M.D. CL A SS NOTES If you have news to share, please contact your class agent or the Development Alumni Relations o ce at or 802 6564014. If your email address has

HALL A M.D. CL A SS NOTES organization, whose mission is to provide high quality, comprehensive, a ordable healthcare to all people, regardless of their ability to pay. David Meeker was appointed to

HALL A M.D. CL A SS NOTES Paige Terrien Church has been selected by the Canadian Pediatric Society as 2016 Emerging Leader in Neonatology. Paige is an Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, a

2016 A. BRADLEY SOULE AWARD MEDICAL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION AWARDS The Medical Alumni Association of the College of Medicine has, for four decades, honored the accomplishments of its members for their wo

HALL A SERVICE TO MEDICINE COMMUNITY AWARD Roslynn S. Glicksman, M.D.81, M.P.H. Medical Director for Primary Care, Project Renewal Inc., New York, N.Y. MAA Award recipients are recognized in the Gi

2016 MEDIC AL ALUMNI A SSOCIATION AWARDS CONTINUED EARLY ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Adam S. Kanter, M.D.01 Chief, Division of Spine Surgery Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery Director, Minimally Inva

HALL A FL ASHBACK AMTRAK Derailment, 1984 On the morning of October 5, 2015, a southbound AMTRAK passenger train derailed when it hit a rockslide that covered a portion of the track in North eld,

Obituaries John James McCutcheon, Jr. M.D. Dr. McCutcheon died December 12, 2015, in Charlottesville, Virginia. He graduated from the UVM College of Medicine in 1949, and went on to a career as a radi

HALL A Arthur Kotch, M.D. Dr. Kotch died December 6, 2015, at the age of 76, after a long battle with advanced Parkinsons Disease. Dr. Kotch dedicated his life to helping and healing others through hi

Hope is the epitome of our profession, and now you get to be the Ambassadors of it. Vaclav Havel, former president of the Czech Republic, once said Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Either we

May 22, 2016 445 p.m. Class of 2016 President Dan Haddad and his fellow graduates recite The Oath at the end of their Commencement Ceremony in Ira Allen Chapel. photograph by Andy Duback View video a

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