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‘I’m right where I want to be’

The Family Medicine Residency Program at Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital is bringing a new generation of family doctors to communities in the North Country.

Wellness Community Health

Make Green Up Day a Safe Success

For the past 50 years in Vermont, the outdoor spring cleaning effort known as Green Up Day has been a source of civic pride and environmental stewardship. This year’s birthday celebration event looks a little different than originally planned. First, it was postponed because of COVID-19 and will now be held on Saturday, May 30.

Wellness Community Health

How UVM Medical Center Reduces Risks & Promotes Patient Safety Programs

March 8-14, 2020 is National Patient Safety Awareness Week. The University of Vermont Medical Center is committed to the safety of our patients and families. We have a qualified team of experts who focus on reducing risks and promoting patient safety programs across  our organization. Some of our patient safety programs are: Creating a positive

Wellness Community Health

This NICU Grows Its Own Nurses

Nurses Lois Lavoie, RN, and Caitlyn Abbott, RN, recount the special circumstances that brought them together, not once, but twice. As told by Lois Lavoie, RN On a cold winter day in early December, Caitlyn Abbott was born at Northwestern Medical Center. Three weeks early, she was a big baby by NICU standards. However, she

Wellness Community Health

4 Ways Patients Designed the New Miller Inpatient Building at the UVM Medical Center

The UVM Medical Center is creating a better space for our patients, enhancing quality, privacy and healing and providing more room for families. We are doing so through the development of the Robert E. and Holly D. Miller Building, set to open in June 2019. Read on to find out how patients and families guided

Wellness Community Health

5 Reasons Why the Built Environment Matters in Healthcare

The UVM Medical Center is creating a better space for our patients, enhancing quality, privacy and healing and providing more room for families. We are doing so through the development of the Robert E. and Holly D. Miller Building, set to open in June 2019. Read on to find out how this new building leverages

Wellness Community Health

Learn All About Our New Miller Building!

Learn all about the new Miller Building through this 30-day countdown with facts, information, quotes from our staff — and more!

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Unleash a Smile: Dog Therapy Appreciation Day

April 11th is Dog Therapy Appreciation Day Hi there! My name is Maisey and I am a seven-year-old golden retriever. I am also a therapy dog. Many people have questions about what therapy dogs do. It’s a very good question. We are dogs with special training to interact with many different groups of people and

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Statement on 24 Hour Spike in Overdose Cases to the Emergency Department

Public statement by Eileen Whalen, MHA, RN, president of The University of Vermont Medical Center.   It is disappointing that on the fourth day of this New Year, we are gathered to discuss a significant increase in the number of opioid-related overdoses seen at the University of Vermont Medical Center’s Emergency Department. At 6 a.m. this

Substance Use Disorder Community Health

Growing Concern About Teen Vaping Spurs Call For More Oversight

UVM Medical Center physicians play role in new laws on cigarette and e-cigarette use.

Children's Health Smoking Community Health

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