Medical Alumni

Posts by medical student alumni of UVM Larner Med.

“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

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.