Community Medical School

Designed to share the medical learning experience with our greater community, Community Medical School is a public lecture series featuring relevant topics presented by University of Vermont College of Medicine/University of Vermont Medical Center faculty experienced with delivering scientific information in an engaging, easy-to-understand manner.

Community Medical School is held on the first Tuesday of each month in Carpenter Auditorium in UVM's Given Building from 6:00-7:30 pm, including a Q+A Session.

Thank you for a successful Spring 2017 series of Community Medical School! To view videos, slides and resource information from our Spring 2017 series and prior sessions, visit the Community Medical School Archives page

Mark your calendars! The Fall 2017 semester returns Tuesday, September 5th.


The Spring 2017 Community Medical School series included the following presentations:


March 7 - Happiness: Exploring the Science of Well-Being

Rosenfeld_100x150Andrew Rosenfeld, M.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Watch the presentation (mp4)
Read the handout (PDF)
View the Frymoyer Community Health Resource Center resources list (PDF)





April 4 - Battle of the Bacteria: Antibiotic Resistance and the Evolution of Superbugs

Alston_100x150W. Kemper Alston, M.D., M.P.H., Professor of Medicine and Division Chief, Infectious Disease

Watch the presentation (mp4)
Read the handout
(PDF)
View the Frymoyer Community Health Resource Center resources list (PDF)

 




May 2 - Conversations in Serious Illness: Improving Clinician-Patient-Family Communication

Gramling_100x150Robert Gramling, M.D., D.Sc., Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Holly & Bob Miller Chair in Palliative Medicine

Watch the presentation
(mp4)
Read the handout (PDF)
View the Frymoyer Community Health Resource Center resources list (PDF)





June 6 - Facilitated Book Discussion: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

Macauley_100x150Robert Macauley, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics and Medical Director, Clinical Ethics

Read the book summary (PDF)
View the Frymoyer Community Health Resource Center resources list
(PDF)


Community Medical School Archives

View presentations and materials from previous Community Medical School lectures.

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