Homegrown: Training North Country Kids For a Career in Medicine
Ten years ago, high school student Joey Tousignant enrolled in career exploration program called New Visions at UVM Health Network-Alice Hyde Medical Center. The program offers motivated, high-achieving students an insider’s view into a wide range of health care roles through college-level courses, supervised clinical experience and job shadows with Emergency Department physicians, pediatricians, nurses, occupational therapists and much more.
Fast forward a decade and that hig [...]
10 Minutes is Better Than No Minutes
The word itself can spark anxiety for many. It’s easy to come up with excuses to avoid exercise, and even easier to fall into sedentary habits. Dylan Daniels, EP, CCEP, understands.
As a Clinical Exercise Physiologist at UVM Health Network – Elizabethtown Community Hospital Daniels’s job is to help patients who have avoided the “E” word and need help to get moving aga [...]
Don't Delay Care
Don’t Delay, Get Screened Today
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many things in our lives but not the importance of regular cancer screening. Screening for breast, cervical, colorectal, lung and prostate cancers can dramatically improve treatment outcomes and in some cases, prevent the cancers from occurring in the first place.
According to the National Cancer Institute, when detected at its earliest stages and confined to the primary site, the 5 year surviva [...]
Thank You for Using Your Voice
The idea of “Our Voice” is essential at Alice Hyde Medical Center.
“Our Voice” is both a call to action for our providers and staff, and a commitment to them: We all need to use our voices to provide feedback and create positive change as we work to move our health system forward and preserve access to high-quality health care in all the communities we serve. Health care is a team effort, and we — The UVM Health Network, Alice Hyde, our patients and our [...]
Recruiting Providers in an Age of Critical Shortages
By Lisa A. Mark, MD, VP of Medical Affairs/CMO, Thomas Saul, VP of Practice Operations, Emily Campbell, AVP People/Patient Experience
UVM Health Network - Alice Hyde
We are living in what feels like an age of never-ending critical shortages. Whether you are seeking to buy a new vehicle, find baby formula to feed your newborn, surprise your family with a next-generation gaming system, or connect with a primary care provid [...]