Web Extras

Spring 2021

Often there are extensions to stories featured in the print version of Vermont Medicine. Web Extras allow additional content to be shared online.

Match Day 2021Match Day 2021

On March 19, members of the Class of 2021 learned where they will be practicing as residents after graduation. In 2020, UVM was one of a few medical schools across the country that was able to quickly pivot to holding a live, virtual Match Day event. More than 12 months into holding classes on Zoom, the 2021 celebration was more familiar for the more than 90 medical students who reported in from more than 45 remote group locations. The theme was tropical vacation, and members of the Class of 2021, as well as some deans, dressed the part.


Milton Rosa OrtizStepping Up for the Common Good

As researchers across the world race to develop and distribute vaccines to stop the spread of COVID-19, Vermonters and New Yorkers have offered their arms to science, volunteering to participate in the Oxford- AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine trial at the UVM Medical Center and UVM Vaccine Testing Center. These volunteers come from diverse backgrounds and offer varying reasons for becoming involved. A unifying theme, though, is a desire to be part of something bigger than themselves.

  • Watch a short video featuring vaccine trial participants.
  • Read a story featuring vaccine trial participant Lynne Niebling.
  • Read more about vaccine trial participant Milton Rosa Ortiz.
  • Read a story featuring vaccine trial participant Chief Don Stevens.