The Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont offers a variety of certificate, master’s, Ph.D. and postdoctoral programs in a close-knit and collaborative community with all of the resources of a major research university. Among the top quarter of all medical schools nationally in obtaining extramural research support per capita, the Larner College of Medicine provides a rich training environment for our graduate students with an emphasis on active participation in cutting edge research. Students have the opportunity to learn from any one of a number of internationally-recognized faculty members from within the Larner College of Medicine in both basic science and clinical departments.


Recent News

  • Meet a Scientist: Krementsov Studies Gut Bacteria-M.S. Link
    February 8, 2017 by Erin Post
    Think of the immune system as the shepherd, and bacteria as the sheep, says Dimitry Krementsov, Ph.D., assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Immunobiology at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont.
  • Bernstein Presents University Scholar Lecture on Pregnancy & Preeclampsia Feb. 8
    February 6, 2017 by Jennifer Nachbur
    The University of Vermont Graduate College will be hosting a University Scholar lecture by Ira M. Bernstein, M.D.'83, John Van Sicklen Maeck Professor and chair of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at the Larner College of Medicine, on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. in Waterman Memorial Lounge. Bernstein will be discussing “Pregnancy and Preeclampsia: Insights into Women’s Health.”
  • Meet a Scientist: Colgate Examines Rotavirus Vaccine Efficacy in Non-U.S. Countries
    December 15, 2016 by Erin Post
    UVM Vaccine Testing Center researcher E. Ross Colgate, M.P.H., spent two years working in Bangladesh trying to understand why a rotavirus vaccine that prevents the majority of cases in the U.S. works only 40 to 60 percent of the time in Bangladeshi infants. Finding an answer could save hundreds of thousands of lives given rotavirus’ status as the leading cause of diarrhea in young children worldwide, among whom diarrhea is the second leading cause of death.

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Our interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs break through traditional scientific boundaries, preparing our students for careers in industry, government or academia. Learn more about our Ph.D. programs here.

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Advance your knowledge in the medical and health related fields by diving into one of our master's programs. Learn more about our M.S. programs here.

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Enhance your career with one of our certificate programs. Learn more here.

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Postdoctoral Affairs

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs provides professional development resources to augment research training in the Larner College of Medicine. Learn more here.