Medical Student COVID-19 Information

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Messages and FAQ's

Frequently asked questions and messages from Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education Christa Zehle, M.D., regarding curricular changes for each class:

Affiliate COVID-19 News 

COVID-19/novel coronavirus updates from the University of Vermont and our clinical affiliates including UVM Medical Center/UVM Health Network and Nuvance Health:

Messages from the Dean

An archive of all messages sent to the UVM Larner Med community regarding COVID-19/novel coronavirus by Dean Richard Page, M.D.

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Larner in the Media

Avila Comments on Racial Disparities in Healthcare on NBC5 & VPR

June 9, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur

(JUNE 9 & 11, 2020) Maria Mercedes Avila, Ph.D., M.S.W., program director of the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Program, associate professor of pediatrics, and health equity and inclusive excellence liaison, was featured in local news stories on COVID-19 and racial disparities in health on Vermont Public Radio and NBC5.

(JUNE 9 & 11, 2020) Maria Mercedes Avila, Ph.D., M.S.W., program director of the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Program, associate professor of pediatrics, and health equity and inclusive excellence liaison, was featured in a Vermont Public Radio “All Things Considered” story, titled “Race, COVID-19 and Health Disparities in Vermont,” on June 9, and in “A conversation on racial disparities in health care” with anchor Brian Colleran on NBC5 on June 11.