Laura McCray, MD MSCE is the director of the University of Vermont Family Medicine residency program. After completing her residency training at Jefferson in Philadelphia, Laura completed a fellowship in research and faculty development at the University of Pennsylvania, where she received a masters in science and clinical epidemiology. Laura has a background in primary care mental health research and burnout prevention in medical trainees. She maintains a broad-spectrum clinical practice with a focus on mental health, women's health, and office based- procedures and is an inpatient hospital rounder. Her areas of residency teaching expertise include inpatient medicine, behavioral health, and quality improvement. Laura also enjoys running, hiking, and skiing in the beautiful state of Vermont where she lives with her husband, Ian, and two young and energetic children, Jesse and Allie.
Anne Morris, MD is an Associate Program Director of the University of Vermont Family Medicine Residency Program. Anne is a former Chief Resident and recent graduate 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 both the outpatient clinic and as a hospital rounder. 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.
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, and continued on as a faculty member upon graduation. Gordon 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 recertified in 2017, valid for another 5 years! Jennifer is currently the Chair of the GME Recognition Event Subcommittee, created to recognize all who work within the GME enterprise. Jennifer has most recently taken up Zumba, and loves to read fiction novels by the pool.