NVRH Corner Medical Provides Physician Assistant Clinical: Miriam Simon, PA-C, long-time Physician Assistant at Corner Medical was the preceptor for Helen Smith Hollenbach during Helen’s recent clinical rotation at the NVRH practice. Helen is in the Physician Assistant program at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences with plans to graduate in December 2014. Helen has been in research for the past six years at the McClure Musculoskeletal Research Center at the UVM College of Medicine. She is also a Certified Athletic Trainer in local Vermont high schools and semi-professional sports teams. “Working with Miriam was wonderful and she’s a great mentor for women. Her knowledge and experience is impressive,” said Helen.
NVRH Corner Medical Teaches Medical Students: Luke Toho, right, is a third-year medical student at Dartmouth College. He recently completed a 5-week clinical rotation in Family Medicine at Corner Medical. Luke is from Hinton, Okla. He is Native American, and a member of the Caddo Tribe, where his grandfather is chief. It was after breaking the C1 and C2 vertebrae in his neck while in high school, that Luke decided to become a physician. "I want to maintain the humanistic and compassionate role in medicine," said Luke. He thoroughly enjoyed his time at Corner Medical, where he felt very welcome. "I'm so impressed with all that the providers do here -- they have an incredibly broad base of knowledge." His preceptors were Dr. John Scott and Dr. Joyce Dobbertin; he is shown here with Dr. Scott.