Malcolm Paine, MD, of SVMC OB/Gyn Takes on Statewide Leadership Role

March 01, 2016

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BENNINGTON, VT—March 1, 2016—Malcolm Paine, MD, has been elected to a three-year term as vice chair of the Vermont section of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). In this new role, Paine will attend advisory council meetings and serve as the legislative contact for the organization.

“I am excited about taking on this role. Being involved in ACOG gives me even better access to the best scientific evidence,” said Paine. “What I learn will inform the care we provide in our practice and help shape care for women in the local region, in our state and nationally.”

Paine is a member of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington, VT. He received his medical degree from the University of Glasgow in Scotland and completed residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Hanover, NH. He is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and has served on the medical staff at SVMC since 2012.

Based in Washington, DC, ACOG was established in 1951 and has more than 58,000 members providing health care for women. The College serves as an advocate for quality health care for women, sets standards of clinical practice and continuing education for its members, promotes patient education and involvement in medical care, and educates members and the public of the changing issues facing women's health care.

About SVHC:

Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) is a comprehensive, preeminent health care system providing exceptional, convenient, and affordable care to the communities of Bennington and Windham Counties of Vermont, eastern Rensselaer and Washington Counties of New York, and northern Berkshire County in Massachusetts. SVHC’s providers are members of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians, a multispecialty medical group operated in partnership with Dartmouth-Hitchcock. SVHC includes the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation, a 150-bed long- and short-term care skilled nursing facility; the SVHC Foundation; and Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC), a 99-bed community hospital. SVMC also includes 19 primary and specialty care practices and primary care offices in Bennington, Manchester, Pownal, West Dover, and Wilmington, VT. The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission and is the state’s first Magnet Center for Nursing Excellence, a designation it has held since 2002. To learn more, visit