Web Extras

Fall 2019

Often there are extensions to stories featured in the print version of Vermont Medicine. Web Extras allow additional content to be shared online.

Web Extra Mike CrossLooking Back: Mike Cross’s 43 Years of Dedication to the College

As a young man, Mike Cross says he was shy. That characterization might come as a surprise to the hundreds of Larner College of Medicine students, faculty, staff, and alumni who have come to call the longtime University of Vermont staffer their friend over the past 43 years. The College community celebrated Cross and his retirement on November 1, 2019.

  • Read memories from alumni and friends from across the years.
  • View a photo slideshow of Mike Cross photos.


Web Extra LICThe Patient at the Center

Watch a video series produced by Kalle Fjeld '21 for her community project. A former chef, she instructs viewers how to prepare seasonal vegetables they receive through the Hudson Headwaters Food Farmacy Program.


Web Extra Honor WalkRituals of Honor in Hospital Hallways

“Life is a gift.” We’ve said it so often that, for some of us, the thought has lost a little bit of its meaning. But in the hospital, where we daily confront the loss of life, there are some moments that serve as compelling reminder of what the gift of life truly means. 

  • Video: Honor walk in tribute to Elizabeth "Libby" Hanzl D'Avignon (2/5/1964 - 8/22/18)