“A Weight in the Center of my Chest:” Becoming a Better Ally

Sadie CasaleWritten by Sadie Casale '24
I need to preface this blog post with an acknowledgement – I am a fortunate person. Fortunate to have a safe place with my family, fortunate to not know the feeling of a hungry belly at night, and fortunate to not have ever personally experienced se*ual assault. The gravity of that is not lost on me, as women aged 18-24, a group I identify with, are among the most at-risk individuals of this heinous crime.  Read more

Bearing Witness to the Patient Experience

Flora LiuWritten by Flora Liu '21
During the past year, I have been a student in the Larner College of Medicine’s Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship at Central Vermont Medical Center. This gave me the opportunity to follow multiple patients through their illnesses and their journeys, getting to know them over the course of time. Some patients recovered quickly; others had multiple complications and took many months before they felt better. One patient in particular I will always remember. Read more

A Year in Review: Top Five Blog Posts for 2020

Katie DolbecWritten by UVM Larner College of Medicine
In this year like no other, students, faculty, staff and alums from the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine were out in the field making a difference. From COVID-19 response to volunteer service to work related to health disparities and social justice, our community has been at the front lines. Throughout 2020, we’ve featured a wide range of voices and perspectives on our College blog. Take a look back at the past year in this collection of the top five blog posts from 2020. Read more…