Anne Morris, MD is the Program Director of the University of Vermont Family Medicine Residency Program. Anne is a former Associate Program Director, and Chief Resident of the program. She attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago's Stritch School of Medicine. A New England native with strong ties to Vermont, Anne was excited to return to Vermont for residency and employment. Her areas of medical interest include adolescents, women's health, and palliative care. Additionally, she enjoys working with residents in the outpatient clinic, and supporting residents in research interests. Anne is passionate about improving graduate medical education. A lover of mountains and lakes, her favorite local spot is the middle of the Colchester Causeway surrounded by Lake Champlain on both sides, the Adirondacks to the west, and the Green Mountains to the east.


Headshot of Kelly Brooks, MD, a faculty member of the UVM Medical Center Family Medicine Residency.

Kelly Brooks, MD is an Associate Program Director of the University of Vermont Family Medicine Residency Program. Kelly grew up in the beautiful rural mountain town of Rangeley, Maine. She attended Colby College in Waterville, Maine where she majored in Psychology-Neuroscience. After graduating, she moved to Boston and worked as a research assistant at the Joslin Diabetes Center in the division of Behavioral and Clinical Outcomes research. Kelly then attended medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine in the combined program with Maine Medical Center, nicknamed, the “Maine Track”. She completed her residency at the UVM Family Medicine residency, being selected as chief resident in her third year of training. Kelly couples matched with her husband (General Surgery). She has particular interest in medical education and physician/student wellness, integrative medicine, women’s health and geriatrics. Outside of medicine, Kelly enjoys yoga, watercolor painting, drawing, and loves good ol’ New England outdoor activities such as hiking and skiing.



Gordon Powers, MD is an Associate Program Director of the University of Vermont Family Medicine Residency  Program. He grew up in New Hampshire prior to moving to California to attend medical school at the Stanford School of Medicine. Though he enjoyed the sunny weather of the West Coast, he was thrilled to return to New England for residency at UVM, becoming chief resident in his third year. Gordon continued on as a faculty member upon graduation. He maintains broad-spectrum clinical practice, caring for patients in both outpatient and inpatient settings.  His areas of residency teaching include care of chronic conditions, population health, and quality improvement. Outside of work, he enjoys weekend trips to New Hampshire and Boston, swimming in the summer, and sitting by the fire with a good book in the winter.



Lise Vance is the Residency Education Coordinator at the University of Vermont Family Medicine Residency Program. Lise grew up in a little farming community two hours north of Burlington, one of seven children. She attended the University of Vermont with a concentration in Early Education and Human Development. She worked as a library assistant and then as a preschool aide before relocating to Virginia with her husband, Reg, in 1981. There she had two children, Christopher and Heather. She was actively involved in her children's school, volunteering as a teacher's aide and she taught religion for several years in her church. She also worked as an office manager in the Radiology Department until her family relocated back to Burlington in 1991. She started working for the Family Medicine Residency Program in 1997. Lise enjoys coordinating outreach programs for the residents to help them gain experience in community medicine and patient education. Lise enjoys hiking, kayaking, gardening and spending time with her children, husband, her young granddaughters, Ava and Isla and grandsons, Ben and Will.



Jennifer Wilson, BA, C-TAGME is the GME Program Administrator for the University of Vermont Family Medicine residency program. She grew up in a suburb of Montreal, Canada and attended Concordia University, where she received a Bachelor's degree in Human Relations. Shortly after graduating, Jennifer moved to Vermont and married her husband. She began working in Human Resources at UVM Medical Center and transitioned to the Family Medicine residency program in August, 2007. In 2013, Jennifer obtained her Certification as a Training Administrator in Graduate Medical Education (C-TAGME). She has presented nationally at the ACGME Education Conference, as well as the AAFP’s Residency Leadership Summit. Jennifer was one of five 2021 recipients of the Debra L. Dooley Program Coordinator Excellence Award. This is awarded annually by the ACGME to a few people from across all programs and all specialties accredited by the ACGME within the US and internationally.   Outside of work, Jenn is a member of her town’s School Board of Trustees, enjoys spending time with her daughters, and reading fiction novels.

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