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Remolding Trauma & Pain: A Reflection on Psychiatry

Jake Ermolovich is a Class of 2024 medical student at the UVM Larner College of Medicine. Having recently finished a clinical clerkship rotation in psychiatry, he wrote a reflection about the six weeks he spent at Champlain Valley Physician’s Hospital in Plattsburgh, New York and the lessons he will take from it into his future rotations.

I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career

Finlay Pilcher is a medical student in the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine Class of 2024 and a 2021-2022 VT/NH Schweitzer Fellow.

In the second of a two-part series, Pilcher explores how her experience trying, and by some measures, failing to improve Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination in Lamoille County, Vermont reinforced her choice to leave her job as a geotechnical engineer (six years ago) to pursue a career in medicine.