Fourth-Year

Posts that are topical for incoming or current fourth-year medical students.

Patrick Clarke’s Match Day 2022 Speech: “Building a Community – Medical School During the Time of COVID”

On Friday, March 18, 2022, UVM Larner College of Medicine Class of 2022 medical students celebrated Match Day in the UVM Davis Center’s Grand Maple Ballroom.

As is customary at Larner, the class’s Student Council President, Patrick Clarke, spoke in front of classmates, family, and friends before envelopes containing students’ residency match information were handed out.

“Choose to be Part of the Dialogue:” Commencement 2021

Elizabeth LynchWritten by Elizabeth Lynch, M.D.’21
Medical school is a grueling and isolating experience at times, and it can take a mental and physical toll on students. Before I begin, I want to take a moment to remember a peer who is not here. Collins Oguejiofor was in the Class of 2022 and he died almost a year ago. Although he was not in our cohort, his magnanimous personality permeated our student body. Collins was a beautiful soul, and no measurement or epithet could ever encapsulate the value of his life, so I will not attempt to. The world will never be as magnificent without him. Read more