Medical Alumni

Posts by medical student alumni of UVM Larner Med.

Celebrating 100 Years of Women in Medicine at UVM

The history of the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine is all around us. The walls of one of the major hallways in the Given Building on the medical school campus are covered in photos of alumni from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Classrooms are dedicated to various individuals whose professional achievements, financial contributions, or extraordinary dedication have shaped our school. Although I have walked and studied in these spaces for the past seven months, I hadn’t stopped to consider these framed images. They blended into the background of my mind, which was otherwise occupied with schoolwork.

“Over 400 Years in the Making:” My Drive to Kenosha

A tear ran down my cheek as I steered my car down a ramp onto I-90. My emotional response came as I listened to a reporter on NPR’s Morning Edition describe the details of yet another death related to the nationwide protests initially sparked by the tragic death of George Floyd, and refueled by the shooting of Jacob Blake. I turned the radio off and drove in silence. 
A tear ran down my cheek as I steered my car down a ramp onto I-90. My emotional response came as I listened to a reporter on NPR’s Morning Edition describe the details of yet another death related to the nationwide protests initially sparked by the tragic death of George Floyd, and refueled by the shooting of Jacob Blake. I turned the radio off and drove in silence. Read more…