SVHC's Medical Matters Weekly: March 31

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BENNINGTON, Vt. — Southwestern Vermont Health Care's (SVHC) Medical Matters Weekly with Dr. Trey Dobson, a weekly interactive, multiplatform medical-themed talk show, will feature Stephen Leffler, as a guest on its March 31 show. 
 
Dr. Leffler is the president and chief operating officer of the University of Vermont Medical Center. The two will discuss the state of health care from the perspective of the state's largest healthcare organization.
 
The show is produced with cooperation from Catamount Access Television (CAT-TV) and airs live at 2 p.m. on Wednesdays. Viewers can see Medical Matters Weekly live on Facebook at facebook.com/svmedicalcenter and facebook.com/CATTVBennington. Those viewing on Facebook will be able to contribute questions through the chat function.
 
Stephen Leffler, has worked at UVM Medical Center as an emergency room physician for more than 25 years, and is a professor of surgery at the UVM College of Medicine. Dr. Leffler has served as chief population health and quality officer, as chief medical officer, and as medical director of the Emergency Department. In addition, Dr. Leffler has served as president of the Medical Staff, president of the Vermont Medical Society, and as chair of the OneCare Vermont Board. He received his medical degree from the UVM College of Medicine and completed residency training in emergency medicine at the University of New Mexico before joining the UVM/Fletcher Allen faculty in 1993. He completed his master's in Health Care Delivery Science at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth in 2016.
 
After the program, the video will be available on area public access television stations. On CAT-TV, viewers will find the show on channel 1075 at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, 1:30 p.m. Monday, 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 a.m. Friday, and 7 p.m. Saturday. Videos and podcasts are on svhealthcare.org/MedicalMatters, as well as YouTube and on many podcast-hosting platforms, respectively.
 
Upcoming episodes will feature the following guests:
 
April 7: David Veltre, a hand and upper extremity specialist at SVMC Orthopedics in Bennington.
April 14: Vermont Commissioner of Health Dr. Mark Levine
April 21: Michaela Schneiderbauer, orthopedic surgeon with SVMC Orthopedics
 
To contribute questions in advance of each week's show, please e-mail wellness@svhealthcare.org or post to Facebook with #SVHCMedicalMattersWeekly.
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Medical Matters Weekly Welcomes State Veterinarian for Tick-Borne Illness Discussion

BENNINGTON, Vt. — Southwestern Vermont Health Care's (SVHC) Medical Matters Weekly with Dr. Trey Dobson, a weekly interactive, multiplatform medical-themed talk show, will feature Natalie Kwit, public health veterinarian with the Vermont Department of Health, as a guest on its May 12 show.
 
The show will air at a special time, 11 a.m., and will cover everything you need to know about ticks and tick-borne disease.
 
The show is produced with cooperation from Catamount Access Television (CAT-TV). Viewers can see Medical Matters Weekly on Facebook at facebook.com/svmedicalcenter and facebook.com/CATTVBennington
 
Dr. Kwit leads the Vermont Department of Health's Zoonotic and Vector-Borne Disease Program, including the surveillance, prevention, investigation, and response to tick-borne, mosquito-borne, and zoonotic diseases. 
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