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“Our Calling is to Care for One Another:” Celebrating the Class of 2023

n January 28, 2021, the UVM Larner College of Medicine celebrated the achievements of the Class of 2023 as they finished the first level of the Vermont Integrated Curriculum. The online Foundations Celebration also recognized the faculty and staff who have supported them. Student Council representative Vinh Le ‘23 delivered the Foundations Celebration speech, highlighting the students’ collective accomplishments over the past 18 months of their medical school careers.
What a privilege it is today to celebrate a major milestone. We’ve reached the end of our Foundations curriculum, and we’re at last ready to begin the clinical portion of our medical school journey. As we prepare to begin this next stage, let’s take a moment to reflect on how far we’ve come. Over the past 18 months, we as a class have attended hundreds of sessions, conquered 49 TBLs, taken 306 readiness quizzes, and completed 34 major exams. Read more…