September 10, 2019 by
On Tuesday, September 10, the University of Vermont's Larner College of Medicine and UVM Medical Center kicked off the fall 2019 series of Community Medical School with a presentation by Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Pamela Swift, Ph.D., on "Solving the Mystery of Sleep: Patterns, Habits, & Tools." Roughly 250 people attended the session in the College's Sullivan Classroom and overflow seating in the Reardon Classroom in the Medical Education Center.
This session marks the 21st year of the free educational series, which provides members of the community with an insider's view into the science of medicine and the latest research and treatments.
Fall 2019 presentations also include:
- Thursday, October 10: "Opioids, Cannabis, and Chronic Pain: What Doctors Do & Don't Know," by Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology James Wolf, M.D.
- Tuesday, November 12: "How Knowledge, Belief, & Truth Impact Medical Practice," by Assistant Professor of Surgery Eike Blohm, M.D.
- Tuesday, December 10: "Stem Cell Therapies: Hype & Hope," by Professor of Medicine Daniel Weiss, M.D., Ph.D.
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