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120-unit apartment building at 112 Garden Street in South Burlington is health system’s latest investment to address regional housing shortage
Rankings Based on Nationwide Patient Experience Surveys and Quality Data
Recognition Highlights UVM Health Network’s Commitment to Exceptional Orthopedic Care
Human Rights Campaign’s 2024 Healthcare Equality Index evaluates health care organizations’ policies and practices related to patients, visitors and employees
Alice Hyde Medical Center, Elizabethtown Community Hospital, Porter Medical Center Named by Becker’s for Commitment to High Quality Care, Access in Rural Areas
Program For Low- and Middle-Income Patients Covered $7.5 Million in Out-of-Pocket Costs
Primary Care Providers Use eConsults to Get Specialist Opinions Quickly
Agreement Avoids Expected Termination, Maintains Access to Care
UVM Health Network Staff Remind Patients of Their Options During a Busy Time
DFCC serves as hub of training, education and connection for at-home caregivers
Purchase builds a strong foundation for long-term plan to address the needs of patients across the region
Efforts focus on supporting patients and staff while reducing expenses and creating new revenue sources
Staff members providing direct patient care will be required to wear masks beginning Thursday, January 11

Burlington, Vt. – The UVM Medical Center Board of Trustees recently appointed five new trustees, adding individuals with experience in finance and business, elder care and advocacy, health consulting, nursing, pediatric nephrology and women’s health to the 18-member board.

As part of the group’s annual reorganization, Trustee Jesse Bridges, MPA, chief executive officer of United Way of Northwest Vermont, was appointed Board chair, and Trustee Alyson “Aly” Richards was appointed Board vice chair. Trustee Thomas Little, Esq., who served as Board chair in 2023, will continue to serve as a

Health Care Without Harm’s ‘Climate Resilience – Gold’ Award celebrates Medical Center programs that focus on the health of people and the planet
Peer recognition initiative of National Fund for Workforce Solutions highlights health care providers dedicated to building equitable, inclusive workplaces through worker-centered workforce development programs.
A Statement from UVM Health Network President and CEO, Sunny Eappen, MD, MBA

Portrait of Dr. Stephen LefflerBurlington, Vt. – The University of Vermont Medical Center’s President and Chief Operating Officer has joined the Academic Medical Center CEO Executive Advisory Council of Vizient, the nation’s largest member-driven, health care performance improvement company.

Stephen Leffler, MD, will serve on the council for a three-year term beginning in 2024. He joins the 16-member council, which is comprised of CEOs of academic medical centers across the country. Members of the council are selected to represent the different segments of academic medical centers – from those operating within large

PATH Program Provides Comprehensive, Holistic Treatment for Individuals Experiencing Chronic Pain