Program Leadership

Stephen H. Berns, MD
Stephen Berns, MD

Program Director

Headshot of Heather Gottfried, program administrator.
Heather Gottfried

GME Program Administrator

John W. Wax, MD
John Wax, MD

Principal Faculty, Academics

Caitlin N. Baran, MD
Caitlin Baran, MD

Principal Faculty, Longitudinal Clinic


Rotation Leads

Diana L. Barnard, MD
Diana Barnard, MD

Porter Medical Center - Site Lead

Headshot of Nancy Long, MD a physician at the UVM Medical Center.
Nancy Long, MD

UVM Home Health & Hospice, Site Lead

Robert E. Gramling, MD
Robert Gramling, MD

Division Head, Palliative Medicine
UVM Medical Center

Lisa A. Rasmussen, MD
Lisa Anne Rasmussen, MD

UVM Children’s Hospital, Site Lead


Faculty Instructors

Jaina Clough, MD- Porter Medical Center 
Karen Fromhold, MD- Porter Nursing Home
Kate Ostrander, MD- UVM Children’s Hospital 
Allan Ramsay, MD- Home Health & Hospice 
David Rand, DO- UVM Medical Center 
Patricia Whitney, MD- UVM Medical Center 


Interprofessional Instructors

Laurel Audy, RN- Comprehensive Pain

Janet Ely, NP- UVM Cancer Center
Lindsay Gagnon, NP- UVM Home Health and Hospice
Ann Laramee, NP- UVMMC
Belle Matheson, NP- UVMMC
Lisy McIntee, SW- UVM Home Health and Hospice
Barry Neville, NP- UVMMC
Taylor Zak, SW- Porter Medical Center
Nancy Wood, Chaplain- UVMMC
Priscilla Callos, Chaplain

Hospice & Palliative Care Sites:

Academic Department
Larner College of Medicine at UVM

Clinical Department 
UVM Medical Center