Student Council

The Council represents all students enrolled at UVM LCOM. Duties include, but are not limited to, serving as a liaison between the student body and administrative offices, oversight of the class budgets and Student Interest Groups, and promotion of camaraderie among students through creation of various social functions, including class events, formals and the Osler Banquet.

Important Documents

Student Council Information
  • Student Council Constitution
  • Student Council Positions
  • Membership
  • Yearbook Resources 
Student Interest Groups & Event Planning

March 2018 Meeting Highlights

  • Starting with the co2022, there will be an established branch campus at Western Connecticut Health Network for clerkship and advanced integration years
  • Match Week is next week and there will be plenty of fun events, such as ice skating on Tuesday night, the Talent show on Wednesday, and Match Day on Friday
  • Student Council election outcome was announced: Ava Bakhtyari was selected as co2020 Student Council President-Elect
  • Here to Help SIG was approved for a larger budget
  • Dean Zehle provided updates for student feedback
    • IT support - achieving IT support on weekends has been an ongoing goal, however, if anyone has an immediate concern when IT is closed, you can submit a Footprint request via the COMIS Footprints System
    • Showers in the medical school are almost ready for use - email from Dr. Zehle to come 
    • Still inquiring to see if gaining medical student access to undergraduate fitness center is feasible

May 2017 Meeting Highlights

  • The library will be finished and is expected to open for general use on May 23rd.
  • Community Service: We are looking forward to the May community service events – Girl’s Science Day and assisting with the Vermont City Marathon!
  • The Weekly Wire is new and improved with links to content and the housing posts.
  • Student council has begun assigning members to the “Big 4” events next year – we look forward to hosting our classmates and building community!
  • The Halloween subcommittee will meet during the month of May to discuss venues and dates.
  • The student lounge fridges are getting cleaned on Monday, May 15th!

April 2017 Meeting Highlights

  • Match Day was a huge success – if classes in the future are interested in implementing a theme we are open to this!
  • The April community service event will be “A Day in the Dirt” – this is a community service day focused on gardening!
  • The Alumni Board was shown a proposal for a Fitness Center in the medical school and is interested in learning more and potentially supporting this endeavor.
  • The Weekly Wire is going to be undergoing some changes in the near future – stay tuned!
  • The End of the Year Banquet is coming up! More details to come. This is an excellent opportunity to mingle as a college and have a great time with faculty as well.

Minutes Archive

2016-2017 Academic Year

2014 - 2015 Academic Year
2013 - 2014 Academic Year

Contact Us

Have questions? Ideas?
Please do not hesitate to contact the Larner College of Medicine Student Council.

Class Representatives

Class of 2018

Paul Baresel
Stephanie Brooks
Andre Robinson
Taylor Wolfgang

Theo Cisu
Eric Schmidt

Class of 2019

James Duguay
Hyunsoo No
Niketu Patel
Sravana Paladugu

Sean Closs
Chantal Mendes 

Class of 2020

Ava Bakhtyari
William B. Earle
Nikolas Moring
Elizabeth S. O'Neill

Harris Syed
Emily Vayda

Class of 2021

Evan Lowry
Cameron Burke
Davina Tolbert
Sidika Kajtezovic
Naira Goukasian