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Medical Matters Weekly Welcomes Breast Cancer Researcher

Dr. Linda Vahdat is the section chief of Medical Oncology and the interim section chief of Hematology at Dartmouth Health and a professor of medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

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SVMC: Boosting Your Own Immunity

We know vaccines for COVID and the flu and good handwashing practices are an important part of fending off these diseases, especially as the weather cools.

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SVMC, Dartmoth-Hitchcock Welcome New PA-C

The Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians welcomes Dorisanne Wonsor, PA-C.

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SVMC Welcomes New Surgeon to General Surgery

MacGregor received his medical degree from University Medicine and Health Sciences in St. Kitts. He completed his residency in General Surgery at Creighton University School of Medicine in Phoenix

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SVHC Foundation Hires Senior Gifts Officer

The Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) Foundation has announced the appointment of Stephanie Bosley, MPA, as senior gifts officer.

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Medical Matters Weekly Hosts Addiction Researcher Sept. 28

Higgins is principle investigator on multiple National Institutes of Health grants on the general topic of behavior and health.

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SVHC to Host Jobtoberfest on Oct. 19

The event is scheduled for 1 – 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022, at the gymnasium of the former Southern Vermont College, 982 Mansion Drive in Bennington.

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SVMC Adds New MD to Emergency Department

Dr. Kaftan earned his medical degree from the University of Nebraska and his bachelor’s in biology from the University of Dallas. He completed a residency in Emergency Medicine at Dartmouth Health in New Hampshire.

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COVID-19 Resource Center Vaccinates Hundreds With Updated Boosters

The clinic exhausted its supply of Moderna and will be offering Pfizer boosters only in the coming days. In addition, a limited number of Pfizer shots available for Thursday’s clinic has caused the health system to reduce clinic hours to 8 to 10 a.m. on Thursday, September 15.

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SVHC to Have Hermitage Hoedown Fundraiser Oct. 1

The event will raise funds for Southwestern Vermont Health Care’s Vision 2020, A Decade of Transformation Capital Campaign, which includes the renovation and expansion of the institution’s Emergency Department and the construction of an all-new regional Cancer Center.

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Medical Matters Weekly Welcomes Woebot Health Chief Clinical Officer

Robinson holds a PhD with a specialty in behavioral medicine from the Joint Doctoral Program at the University of California, San Diego/San Diego State University; a master's in clinical psychology from San Diego State University; and a bachelor's in psychology and social welfare from the University of California, Berkeley.

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SVMC: Update on Monkeypox

The infection reached Vermont last week. And this week, the United States declared it a health emergency, which will open access to resources to help quell the spread. It's time for an update.

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Medical Matters Weekly Welcomes Psychologist Sheehan Fisher

Sheehan Fisher, PhD, an associate professor and clinical psychologist at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, is the guest on Medical Matters Weekly at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11.

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J.K. Adams Donates 1,000 Infection Prevention Shields to SVMC

On Friday, July 8, J.K. Adams’ Company President Daniel Isaac and the company’s Creative Director Sean Osborne traveled from their Dorset factory to Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) in Bennington to deliver a gift of 1,000 infection prevention shields manufactured at the factory.

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Efficiency of Canopy Entrance Allows Closure of Flagpole Entrance at SVMC

All patients and visitors entering Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) will use the "canopy entrance" starting on Sunday, July 17. Visit https://svhealthcare.org/patients-visitors/parking for a map.

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Medical Matters Weekly Welcomes Leader of the Vermont State Parks

Viewers are invited to tune in at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13, and learn about all of the wellness and other fun opportunities available through the parks system.

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SVHC Weekly Health Update July 1

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Medical Matters Weekly Welcomes Pioneer in Art's Role in Healing

Viewers are invited to tune in at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, July 6. The show will address the power of art as a component of health and wellbeing in addition to the mental and physical healing processes.

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SVMC Named as Efficiency Vermont 'Energy Leader'

The organization honored seven large commercial and industrial customers with the award at the end of last year.

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SVMC Celebrates Accredited Nursing Residency Graduates

The year-long program is completed during the students' first year of employment and as they serve in nursing roles across the organization. Monthly meetings connect RNs with nurse educators, leaders, and skilled preceptors for mentorship.

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SVHC COVID Resource Center Will Discontinue Testing

SVHC remains ready to resume the availability of PCR testing at the COVID Resource Center (CRC) as the situation requires.

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Medical Matters Weekly Welcomes Cleveland Clinic's Chief Wellness Officer Emeritus

Viewers are invited to tune in at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 29. The show will address the power of everyday choices in preventing disease and prolonging productive and enjoyable lives.

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SVHC Honors the SVMC ICU Team with DAISY Team Award

Duchene presented the award during a surprise presentation in the ICU last month.

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SVHC Summer Gala Raises Record Funds

The event hosted more than 400 people and raised more than $450,000. This is the highest amount ever raised at an SVHC event.

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