Overview: Learning Environment

The University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine is committed to creating and maintaining a learning environment that supports and encourages respect for every individual, and promotes the development of professionalism in medical students, residents, fellows, faculty and staff across all instructional sites. For information on the learning environment or to share accolades, praise, concerns or ideas related to the learning environment in a confidential, informal and neutral setting, please contact the Director of the Learning Environment, Dr. Nathalie Feldman. Dr. Feldman’s role is to provide impartial independent dispute resolution and mediation services in a manner that respects and protects the personal privacy of those involved.

Reporting Accolades or Praise

Did you experience or witness a kind gesture today, or exemplary professionalism? Please let us know about it; learn how on our Accolades/Praise webpage.

Reporting Concerns/Unprofessional Behavior

Did you experience or witness an episode of disrespectable behavior in the learning environment? Please let us know about it; learn how under our Concerns/Unprofessional Behavior webpage.

Mistreatment Policies and Procedures

Find information on COM policies and procedures related to the learning environment on our Policies and Procedures webpage.

Where Does My Feedback Go?

Ever wonder where your reports go and how your concerns are addressed? You’ll find that information on our Where Does My Feedback Go? webpage.

We Said, We Did - Annual Learning Environment and Professionalism (LEAP) Report

View the 2021-2022 annual LEAP report of concerns and the actions taken to address them. 

LEAP Committee

The Learning Environment and Professionalism (LEAP) Committee reviews and recommends initiatives to support professional behavior in the learning environment. Learn more about it under the LEAP Committee webpage.


Nathalie Feldman, M.D.

Director of the Learning Environment

Contact Info:

89 Beaumont Ave.
Given D-103
Burlington, VT 05405

Phone: (802) 656-5466
Email: nathalie.feldman@med.uvm.edu

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Elizabeth Hunt, M.D.
Assistant Director of the Learning Environment

Contact info:

Phone: 802-847-8840
Email: Elizabeth.Hunt.1@med.uvm.edu

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