The International Day of Radiology (IDoR) takes place every year on November 8. The day is historically significant. It was on November 8, 1895, that Wilhelm Conrad Rӧntgen discovered X-rays. This year, IDoR highlights the field of emergency radiology. Emergency Radiology: What is it? Emergency radiology is a relatively new field within radiology. That said, it […]

Amy Cohen, Program Manager of Patient- and Family-Centered Care at the UVM Medical Center talks about the new Welcoming Policy allowing for elimination of visiting hours and what else the Patient and Family Advisers are working on at the hospital. Listen to the interview by clicking on the link below, or read the transcript that […]

Pokémon GO has motivated its players to walk 2.8 billion miles. Now, a new mobile game from UVM researchers aims to encourage teens to exercise with similar virtual rewards. The game, called “Camp Conquer,” is the brainchild of co-principal investigators Lizzy Pope, assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition and Food Science, and Bernice Garnett, […]

Advanced DNA testing is allowing doctors to tailor treatments to individual patients, and to find out what diseases you might be at risk for, or already have. Dr. Debra Leonard explains in an interview. Listen at the link below. Audio not displaying? Click here. Prefer to read the interview? View the transcript below. UVM Medical […]

Join us on November 1 for a free lecture titled “The Dengue Fever Vaccine: How it Can Help Us Defend Against the Zika Virus,” part of Community Medical School at the Larner College of Medicine at UVM. The lecture will feature Kristen Pierce, MD, and Sean Diehl, PhD. The event takes place at 6:00-7:30pm at the UVM Given Medical Building – Carpenter […]

Click here to see if you qualify for this clinical trial opportunity. Today, 1.6 million Americans suffer with Crohn’s Disease or Ulcerative Colitis (UC) – collectively know as Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). IBD is a chronic, relapsing, debilitating disease associated with both environmental and genetic factors. It affects 1 in 200 Americans (80,000 children) at […]

In celebration of Earth Day, we’ll explore how The University of Vermont Medical Center prevents tons (literally!) of trash from going to the landfill through its single-use medical device reprocessing program. Use, reprocess, repurchase Single-use device (SUD) reprocessing makes it possible for healthcare providers to reuse certain types of medical equipment, thereby reducing the amount […]