Community Spotlight

  • Medical Alum Helps Establish Much-Needed VT Child Psychiatry Access Program
    January 10, 2023
    Psychiatrist Greta Spottswood, M.D., M.P.H., a Class of 2011 alum of the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine, directs and helped launch the Vermont Child Psychiatry Access Program to connect Vermont pediatric primary care providers with much-needed child psychiatry services.
  • Innovative Approaches Hold Promise for Improving Rural Health Across Region
    November 17, 2022
    Located in a rural state with a population among the oldest in the nation, the Larner College of Medicine has long been committed to finding innovative ways to provide and improve access to health care for not only the elderly, but also all residents, regardless of location or socioeconomic status. Several research initiatives at the college focus on new approaches to help patients in these regions.
  • Celebrating Larner’s Newest Facility: The Firestone Medical Research Building
    October 28, 2022
    On October 27, 2022, the UVM Larner College of Medicine held a grand opening and dedication of the newest addition to the medical campus: the Firestone Medical Research Building.
  • “Convergence” Event Brings Global Cancer Treatment Experts, Local Students to Campus
    October 27, 2022
    A national cancer research event called Convergence brought experts from around the country and the world to the University of Vermont October 24-27 to discuss interdisciplinary techniques to advance cancer treatment. The experts, along with UVM Cancer Center faculty, presented information about their cutting-edge cancer research.
  • UVM Health Network Names Sunil Eappen, M.D., M.B.A, as Next President and CEO
    September 8, 2022
    The University of Vermont Health Network has named Sunil “Sunny” Eappen, M.D., M.B.A., as the health system’s next president and chief executive officer, following an extensive national search.
  • UVM & Maine Partners Awarded $20 Million to Continue NNE-CTR Work
    August 11, 2022
    The Northern New England Clinical and Translational Research Network has received a $20 million-dollar renewal grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue work to ensure residents in Vermont and Maine – and particularly the elderly, New American and Indigenous populations – receive greater support to address chronic and life-threatening diseases.
  • Larner First-Years Present MedQuest Program to Bennington County High Schoolers
    August 9, 2022
    (AUGUST 9, 2022) Five high school students from Bennington County recently completed a MedQuest 2.0 program designed and delivered by first-year medical students from the Robert Larner College of Medicine to gain a richer understanding of health careers available to them in Vermont.
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  • Class of ’24 Med Student Pilcher Receives U.S. Public Health Service Award
    July 15, 2022
    The U.S. Public Health Service Physician Professional Advisory Committee selected Finlay Pilcher, a Class of 2024 medical student at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, to receive a 2022 Excellence in Public Health Award.
  • Larner Medical Students Selected as 2022-23 NH/VT Schweitzer Fellows
    May 16, 2022
    ​The New Hampshire/Vermont (NH/VT) Schweitzer Fellows Program selected five teams of Larner College of Medicine Class of 2025 medical students as 2022-23 Schweitzer Fellows.
  • Med Students with Ties to Ukraine Hold Medical Supply Drive
    March 30, 2022
    On March 26, 2022, UVM medical students Caitlin Marassi and Ellen Mats, along with other Larner first-year medical students, launched a three-week "Vermont for Ukraine Medical Supply Drive" in collaboration with Vermont Flannel retail stores and working through Razom, a 501(c)(3) organization that ships medical supplies by sea and air directly to Ukraine.