Vermont Medicine magazine features stories about students, faculty, and the alumni of the Larner College of Medicine and its engagement with the wider community.

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Getting Personal
Getting Personal

It was the longest 30 minutes of his life. Sitting in his office in the ground floor of the UVM Medical Center’s main campus, Michael Towle stared at his computer while, in the office just down the hall, Debra Leonard, M.D., Ph.D., chair of pathology and laboratory medicine at the Larner College of Medicine, studied his genetic blueprint. >> READ MORE



Positive Change
Positive Change

When UVM Assistant Professor Nathalie Feldman, M.D., checks her email these days, she often finds herself scrolling through message after message from physicians, staff, nurses, and other healthcare professionals offering heartfelt thanks for a professionalism accolade they have received from a medical student. Whether they are recognized for exceptional mentorship, thoughtful compassion for a patient, or a simple moment of kindness, the students’ words carry weight.  >> READ MORE


Deep Breadth
Deep Breadth

It’s easy to take breathing for granted; for most of us, it happens whether we’re paying attention or not. But if you’re like Vermonter Bruce Towne, one of the hundreds of millions of people worldwide with a serious lung disease, walking and breathing “become an ordeal fairly quickly. For centuries, lung diseases have threatened human health and motivated scientists and clinicians to determine causes and find solutions. ” >> READ MORE