Medical Alumni

Posts by medical student alumni of UVM Larner Med.

Notes from the Front Line: COVID-19 in Vermont

The whole world has changed in a few short weeks; both personal life and work life have taken on a completely different feel. What used to be rote, normal, hectic, and routine has become apprehensive and earnest, but also, to a certain extent, calm and serene. The pace of life has slowed, and the focus has narrowed. It is easy to forget that there is more to life and clinical practice than COVID-19.
The whole world has changed in a few short weeks; both personal life and work life have taken on a completely different feel. What used to be rote, normal, hectic, and routine has become apprehensive and earnest, but also, to a certain extent, calm and serene. The pace of life has slowed, and the focus has narrowed. It is easy to forget that there is more to life and clinical practice than COVID-19. Read more…

“Presence & Attention”: A Meditation Guide for Medical Students

The UVM Larner College of Medicine recently launched a meditation guide for students, giving a broad look at the various ways integrating a meditation practice into daily life can help ease stress and anxiety, as well as foster health and well-being over time. Here, co-author Collin York ’20 talks about the goals for the project and the benefits to medical students.
The UVM Larner College of Medicine recently launched a meditation guide for students, giving a broad look at the various ways integrating a meditation practice into daily life can help ease stress and anxiety, as well as foster health and well-being over time. Here, co-author Collin York ’20 talks about the goals for the project and the benefits to medical students. Read more…