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Dr. Jillian Brennan Newest Addition to CVMC Hospitalist Team

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Release Date: 
Thursday, January 2, 2014

Jillian Brennan, MD

Jillian Brennan, MD

Berlin, Vt – Dr. Brennan recently joined Central Vermont Medical Center’s Hospitalist team. She did her undergraduate work at Amherst College where she earned her BA in Biology.  Following college she taught seventh and eighth grade science at the Good Hope School in St. Croix. 

Dr. Brennan moved back to Vermont and worked as a Medical Assistant at the Community Health Center of Burlington while taking courses in the post-baccalaureate pre-med program at the University of Vermont.  She was accepted into the UVM Medical School and graduated  with her MD. Dr. Brennan completed her family medicine residency at the Ventura County Medical Center in California.  She is certified by the American Board of Family Practice. 

“We are pleased to welcome another talented physician to CVMC’s Hospitalist team,” stated Judy Tartaglia, CVMC president and CEO.  “Dr. Brennan has qualified for Advanced Trauma Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics, Pediatric Advanced Life Support and the Neonatal Resuscitation Program.  This is exactly the type of skill set  that will benefit our patients in times of emergency.” 

Dr. Brennan grew up in Saxtons River and graduated from Northfield Mount Herman in Massachusetts.

“I am happy to have the opportunity to work with a team of Hospitalists especially right out of residency,” said Dr. Brennan.  “CVMC as a smaller hospital, still has an academic feel.” 

She is married to Pete Wilhelm, a first year resident in Family Medicine at Fletcher Allen Health Care.  Dr. Brennan is a self-avowed “NPR (national public radio) fanatic, avid outdoorsperson, and enjoys spending time searching for good trail runs and good wine. 

Central Vermont Medical Center, along with Fletcher Allen Health Care, CVPH Medical Center and Elizabethtown Community Hospital, is a member of Fletcher Allen Partners, established to develop a more coordinated system of care throughout the region.  For more information about CVMC and Fletcher Allen partners visit www.cvmc.org.