Community Spotlight

  • International Partnerships, Education Mark Global Health Celebration
    April 26, 2017
    Physicians and educators from the Dominican Republic and Kazan, Russia, along with faculty and staff from the Global Health Program based at Western Connecticut Health Network (WCHN), visited the Larner College of Medicine campus April 24-25, 2017 to participate in a Celebration of Global Health.
  • Gramling to Discuss Improving Clinician-Patient-Family Communication at Community Medical School on 5/2
    April 26, 2017
    Join the Larner College of Medicine community for the third lecture of the Community Medical School Spring 2017 series on May 2! This week, Robert Gramling, M.D., D.Sc., will discuss “Conversations in Serious Illness: Improving Clinician-Patient-Family Communication” starting at 6:00 pm in the Carpenter Auditorium in the Given Building.
  • “Reverence for Life”: Schweitzer Fellows Aim to Address Health Needs of Underserved
    April 14, 2017
    Developing leaders in service is the core mission of the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) program. This month, eight Larner College of Medicine students were named 2017-18 Schweitzer Fellows by the New Hampshire/Vermont Schweitzer Fellowship.
  • Med Mentors Student Interest Group Hosts Health Careers Exploration Day
    April 7, 2017
    More than 60 area Vermont high schoolers learned first-hand from medical students about the skills they learn and decisions they face daily in medical school at the 2017 Med Mentors Careers Exploration Day held Saturday, April 1 at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont.
  • Neuroscience Graduate Students Host Brain Awareness Activities in Community
    April 5, 2017
    The intricacies of neuroimaging tools, brain health and disease, and brain safety were the themes of educational presentations brought to greater Burlington, Vt.-area elementary, middle and high school students by doctoral candidates in the University of Vermont Neuroscience Graduate Program in honor of Brain Awareness Week in March.
  • Spring 2017 Community Medical School Kicks-off with 200+ Attendees
    March 9, 2017
    Community Medical School launched its Spring 2017 series on Tuesday, March 7, with a lecture on “Happiness: Exploring the Science of Well-Being.” The talk by Andrew Rosenfeld, M.D., assistant professor of psychiatry, attracted more than 200 attendees.
  • VT High School Students Participate in Annual Brain Bee
    February 23, 2017
    A three-pound human super computer was the focus of the Vermont Brain Bee, held Saturday, February 18 at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont.
  • Class of '19 Celebrate Public Health Projects
    January 18, 2017
    Preventing disease and promoting and protecting the health of the community is at the heart of public health and the second-year Public Health Projects course at The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont.
  • Community Medical School Opioid Addiction Panel Attracts 120+ Attendees
    October 24, 2016
    A little more than a decade ago, clinicians believed pain was under-recognized and under-treated. Fast-forward to the present when Vermont and other states across the U.S. are struggling with an opioid addiction epidemic.
  • Impact on the Community: Class of '19 Launches Public Health Projects
    September 8, 2016
    When University of Vermont Class of 2019 medical student Jacob Reibel and the six other classmates in his group selected their public health project earlier this year, they wanted to get out of the classroom and into the field – literally – to talk to Vermonters about their health concerns.