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February 8, 2023
Our Commitment to the Patients and Communities We Serve
UVM Health Network President and CEO Sunil “Sunny” Eappen, MD, discusses our commitment to the patients and communities we serve.
January 18, 2023
Food Insecurity 101
Watch how a simple 2 question UVM Children’s Hospital screening tool is making a difference in the lives of the children and families.
October 19, 2022
Am I Still Protected?
COVID-19 vaccines have gotten a serious upgrade. Two UVM Medical Center experts weigh in on the optimal protection against a fall surge.
August 10, 2022
Monkeypox: A Cause for Concern?
Our infectious disease specialist answers your most pressing questions about the virus.
July 15, 2022
Barriers to Care
5 reasons why historically marginalized groups face unique challenges when it comes to mental health treatment.
April 6, 2022
You’re Sick, Too?
An expert weighs in on why it feels like everyone is sick right now.
March 30, 2022
Taking It to the Bank
A little creative thinking and a lot of cooperation helped blood remain available during a national shortage.
March 9, 2022
Heart Care Hits the Road
To improve access to health care, cardiologist Gavin Noble, MD, travels across the region to bring specialty care to rural communities.
March 2, 2022
The Pandemic’s End
With the omicron wave subsiding across much of the country, many are wondering: Is this the end of the pandemic?
January 11, 2022
‘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.
May 21, 2020
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.
March 12, 2020
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
June 11, 2019
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