Community Spotlight

  • Wassel & Williams' Summer Academy Offers Career Exploration for Pre-Med Track High School Students
    July 22, 2016
    For the high school student who loves biology or chemistry and has a penchant for helping people, the pre-med path is not the only option available. Exposing future undergraduates to a variety of specialties, roles, and vocations in medicine is the primary goal of the new summer Health & Medicine Academy at the University of Vermont, a three-college-credit course taught by UVM College of Medicine faculty members that will take place in July.
  • SIG-a-palooza! Med Mentors’ Career Day Highlights Potential Paths for High Schoolers
    July 22, 2016
    Banana suturing, splint-making and stethoscopes were on the agenda at the second annual Med Mentors Health Career Exploration Day on March 12, where College of Medicine students became teachers for more than 80 area high school students.
  • Spring 2016 Community Medical School Launches Mar. 1 with Robbins Talk on Stress
    July 22, 2016
    Now entering its 18th year, the Community Medical Series presented by the University of Vermont College of Medicine and University of Vermont Medical Center launched its Spring 2016 series on Tuesday, March 1, with a lecture by Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry Beth Robbins, Psy.D., titled "All Stressed Out: Symptoms, Physiology and Approaches for Relief."
  • Burlington Technical Center Students Take 1st & 2nd Place at 7th Annual Vermont Brain Bee
    July 22, 2016
    The 7th Annual Vermont Brain Bee, a neuroscience competition and day of exploration for Vermont high school students, took place Saturday, February 20, 2016 at the University of Vermont College of Medicine.
  • Shaw and Colleagues Recognized for Pediatric Health Improvement Mentoring Initiative NIPN
    July 21, 2016
    In Maine, child health experts who have tackled how their state handles human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccinations can offer insights to colleagues in Tennessee or New Jersey, who may be facing different challenges in addressing HPV.
  • Med Mentors Introduce High School Students to the Field of Medicine
    July 21, 2016
    Seniors at Vermont's Essex High School’s STEM Academy have the opportunity to delve into research and get an inside look at the life of a medical student through a partnership with the Med Mentors Student Interest Group.
  • UVM AMWA Hosts 100+ Middle-School Girls at Science Discovery Day
    July 12, 2016
    At the Girls’ Science Discovery Day at the University of Vermont College of Medicine on May 14, brains were a particularly big hit. Hosted by the College’s chapter of the American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA), the annual event drew about 110 seventh- and eighth-grade girls from middle schools across Vermont to the College of Medicine, where they learned about such topics as blood-clotting, neuroanatomy, and how to perform physical exams from medical student and faculty volunteers.