Hippocrates wrote: “Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there is also a love of humanity.” That sentiment aptly describes the ways in which providers, patients, families and staff work together to make the UVM Medical Center a safe, inclusive and affirming organization for all, including our LGBTQ+ community. We are excited to highlight our […]

Parents of teenagers have been asking me when the best time to transition their teen from a pediatrician to an adult physician is. Well, if they have been seeing a family physician, this shouldn’t be an issue since a family physician cares for children and adults. However, if they have been going to a pediatrician, […]

Recently, the World Health Organization released its first-ever guidelines for reducing risk for dementia and cognitive decline. Today, dementia is a global-health priority. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predict that the U.S. burden of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias will double by 2060 to 13.9 million people. The guidelines seek to help people […]

Last month, I shared what mothers were telling me they wanted for Mother’s Day and this month, it’s dad’s turn. So, let me start off by sharing what dads really want for Father’s Day—no, not a funny t-shirt or necktie, but gifts that cost very little but are essentially priceless! Activities as a gift First, […]