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Our country is in the midst of a much-needed, long overdue reckoning with the problem of systemic racism. For me, this is both a personal and an institutional reckoning. As a white male, I’m reflecting upon how privileged a life I have led and the barriers that have not been in my way because of the color of my skin. And as CEO, I pledge that the UVM Health Network will be fully focused on and committed to equity, diversity and inclusion. You can read more about our network’s initial steps on our website.

John R. Brumsted, MD
President and CEO, The UVM Health Network

Raising Children to Be Anti-Racist: Advice for White Families.

A pediatric psychologist shares advice on helping children become champions for a better world. 

Myth vs. Fact: Get the Real Story About COVID-19 Antibody Testing and Immunity.

Our immunology expert answers questions and shares recommendations, based on what we know today. 

Got Back Pain? These Patients Received Care Without Leaving Home.

Joseph Van Horn and Raymond Mitchell describe their orthopedic care for back injuries during COVID-19.

Older Adults and COVID-19 Risks: How to Stay Safe and Get the Care You Need.

Our geriatrician answers questions about staying safe and healthy during a pandemic. 

30% of Gay and Transgender Men Say They Feel Unsafe at Home During COVID-19.

During Pride Month, it's important to be aware that our LGBTQ+ community has faced increased mental health and safety risks due to COVID-19 isolation. 

Did you know?  To protect the health and safety of our patients and staff, temporary visitor restrictions are in place. Vermont and New York will be updating visitor policies in the coming weeks based on direction from state regulators. Visit UVMHealth.org/Coronavirus to get updates and current policy information. But in the meantime you can bring a companion along virtually! If you’d like someone with you for support or to help make decisions, you can video chat with them on your smartphone or other device during your appointment. Ask your provider or care team for more details when you call to schedule or register for your appointment.

 
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