Community Spotlight

  • A Med Student and an Educator: Goldberg presents at Community Medical School
    April 10, 2018
    (APRIL 10, 2019) Community Medical School is a health and healthcare focused public lecture series that occurs on the first Tuesday of each month from March through May and September through November. The series, which is designed to share the medical learning experience with community members in and around Vermont, features faculty, staff and student experts from the UVM Larner College of Medicine, the UVM Medical Center, and local community organizations. Last Tuesday, Eli Goldberg, a medical student in the class of 2020 joined panelists A. Evan Eyler, M.D., a UVM professor of psychiatry and family medicine, Kate Jerman, M.P.H., the director of the LGBTQA Center at UVM, and Lola Houston, a UVM standardized patient and Burlington-based relationship coach for a special panel presentation, "Transgender Health & Healthcare: Transitioning to Affirmative Care." The topic is one that Goldberg is an expert on both as a medical student and as a member of the transgender community.
  • College Hosts Community Medical School Spring Series
    March 5, 2018
  • "Here to Help": From Schweitzer Fellow Project to Student Interest Group
    February 26, 2018
    Two years after it's creation, Robinson's dream of having "Here to Help" become a self-sustaining entity has come true. Last Spring, Robinson transitioned the leadership of the "Here to Help Clinic" to Schweitzer Fellows and second-year medical students Erin Hunt '20 and Rachael Munoz '20. Shortly thereafter, the "Here to Help" began to host a monthly clinic on the third Saturday of every month.
  • Rawson Study Demonstrates Hub & Spoke Model Impact on Opioid Addiction
    January 25, 2018
    An evaluation of Vermont’s Hub and Spoke system of care led by University of Vermont Research Professor of Psychiatry Richard Rawson, Ph.D., shows that people in treatment for opioid addiction reported a 96 percent decrease in opioid use and a 100 percent drop in overdose incidences.
  • College Hosts Public Health Projects Celebration & Health Equity Lecture
    January 16, 2018
  • Strategic Priorities Translate to Expanded Staff and Space for Office of Diversity
    January 9, 2018
  • Berry Receives VNA Madison-Deane Award for Excellence in End-of-Life Care
    December 5, 2017
    The Madison-Deane Education Fund presented the inaugural Madison-Deane Award for Excellence in End-of-Life Care to Zail Berry, M.D., M.P.H., associate professor of medicine at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, at the program’s “Evening of Gratitude” event held October 24, 2017 at Burlington Country Club.
  • Fall 2017 Community Medical School Series Kicks Off Sept. 5
    August 23, 2017
    Since 1998, this program, jointly organized by the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont and the UVM Medical Center, has been providing members of the UVM and local community with accessible and important education on a wide variety of timely, fascinating, and engaging health care topics.
  • College’s Student AMWA Chapter Hosts Girls’ Science Discovery Day
    May 8, 2017
    Can assembling Mr. Potato Head figures teach you about health care? This fun exercise and a wide range of other activities offered at Girls’ Science Discovery Day were designed to provide the 99 seventh- and eighth-grade girls in attendance with a glimpse into the health care field.
  • 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.