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Medical students in the Larner Class of 2020 celebrated their Match Day on March 20 of that year, just nine days after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. The Class of 2020 physicians felt the anxiety and uncertainty all new residents have, while contending with an unmatched public health crisis. Here, members of the class share thoughts on some of their experiences as the pandemic unfolded around them
Featured in Vermont Medicine
An expert in the field of early brain and child development, Dr. Kraft has in many ways helped to steer the conversation about how to best care for children who experience developmental differences like autism spectrum disorder. Now a pediatrician at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles and a clinical professor of pediatrics at Keck School of Medicine at University of Southern California, she is focused on an important message: Primary care pediatricians can and should be a driving force on the team caring for children with ASD.
Featured in Independent Pediatrician
When Jose Calderon was six years old, his mother began exhibiting symptoms of schizophrenia. As he watched her cycle in and out of psychiatric units – sometimes enduring run-ins with law enforcement and negative encounters with neighbors and members of their church - he came to understand how the stigma associated with mental illness can devastate a family already struggling to cope with a brutal disease.
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