• Service, Leadership, Research, Honors and Awards: Students are encouraged to maintain a record of service, leadership and research activities performed, and honors and awards received during their medical education in Oasis. Academic history space has been provided as an opportunity for students to build their professional portfolio at all levels of the curriculum. It may be used as a resource for building a CV or other professional documentation. The Office of Medical Student Education will use these records to build Dean’s Letters and write LORs. Significant LCOM awards are read as students cross the stage at Commencement. Instructions are also linked in Oasis. Please contact the Office of Medical Student Education with any questions.
  • Proof of Enrollment: "Proof of Enrollment" (often needed for ski passes, discounts on car insurance, etc.) is obtained through the UVM Registrar's Office, via your myUVM portal. Instructions on how to retrieve your "Proof of Enrollment" can be found at the Registrar's Office Enrollment Verifications webpage. Turnover is usually less than one business day! Please contact the UVM Registrar with any questions.
    • Need Something Call a "Letter of Good Standing?" (different from proof of enrollment): Submit your request to the Office of Medical Student Education. Please indicate whether you need an electronic format, a hardcopy, or both, and where the letter should be sent.
  • "Doctor" Your CV: Want to update your CV to reflect a more medically-inclined candidate? Helpful CV resources, including fun sample templates, are available under COMET >> Lounge >> Student Affairs >> Residency Application (note, the hyperlink will only work if you are already signed into COMET). The Office of Medical Student Education also has a team of folks that can review CVs and personal statements. If you send your CV or Personal statement to studentCOMservices@med.uvm.edu with #CVreview in the subject line, it should receive track changes and get back to you within 5-7 business days; if, after reviewing the track changes feedback, you wish to connect with someone, studentCOMservices can also help schedule a one-on-one with the person who reviewed your CV. Please contact the Office of Medical Student Education with any questions.

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Policy 540.24 - Examination Delays

Policy Statement 
  1. Rules
    1. No cognitive exams are given earlier than the scheduled times.
      1. A student who has delayed a clerkship exam shall be given two options for when they may remediate that exam:
        1. During the student's vacation period and within the University's hours of operation, when not enrolled in a clerkship.
        2. Following the end of the Clerkship Year.
    2. Permission to delay an exam must be obtained from the Associate Dean for Students (or his/her designee) and generally will be given only in the case of illness, significant illness in a family member, and death of a family member. Permission for a delay may also be given when the examination conflicts with a major holiday for the religion that the student practices.
    3. Requests for exam delays must be communicated to the Associate Dean for Students (or designee) before the exam.
    4. A student who misses an examination without approval will fail and be assigned a score of zero.
    5. The student's transcript will reflect a grade of Incomplete until all course requirements have been fulfilled.
  2. Examination Delay Procedure:
    1. Before the exam is given, a student who requests to delay the exam must notify the Associate Dean for Students (or designee) of that need. To initiate the request process, upload the "LCOM Exam Delay Request and Decision Form" to your OASIS "Exams" Academic History tab.
    2. The Associate Dean for Students (or designee) will then upload the completed form approving or denying the delay and advising the student about the examination and grading policies.
    3. Upon receiving the decision, the Office of Medical Student Education Course Coordinator will notify the Course Director and any other necessary course personnel of the approved exam delay.
    4. The Office of Medical Student Education Course Coordinator will contact the student, proctor, course director, COMET, and COMTS as needed to reschedule the examination.
    5. Delayed exams will not be scheduled during other course activities

View this policy and others in the Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at the University of Vermont Medical Student Handbook, NOW ONLINE >>

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Class of 2017

  • DEADLINE APPROACHING - CLASS-SELECTED AWARDS: A reminder was sent to those of you who have yet to submit or opt out of this years' class-selected awards final selection survey. Please use the link in the provided email to complete the survey no later than April 10th. Please contact Mohammad Mertaban if you have any questions.
  • Webinar Opportunity: Congratulations on your Match! You can now begin to consider your housing options and evaluate buying vs. renting. Following is a link to a live 55 minute webinar by PhysicianLoans, a leading physician mortgage program that is unlike other conventional home financing. This is not a sales presentation and is rich with valuable information. You can view the April time options and register for a session at www.physicianloans.com/webinar. Please contact Kari Brayden, LCOM Student Financial Services Coordinator with any questions.
  • Survey on Ob/Gyn Curriculum: We are exploring new ways to improve the curriculum of the Obstetrics and Gynecology clerkship. As a current student, your input is highly valuable. We would appreciate 10 minutes of your time in filling out this survey. Please take the survey, now. The data will be kept confidential, and preceptors responsible for your evaluation will not have access to your answers. If you have questions regarding the survey or the project, please contact Dr. Elise Everett or Janel Martir (co2017).
  • Post-Match residency program paperwork: After Match Day concludes, most students will start receiving paperwork from their programs, part of which will need to be completed by OMSE. Program and state licensure forms can be brought or sent to Emma Faustner for completion. Please include any unique instructions (do the forms need to be sealed, returned to the student, sent directly to the program/board, completed after graduation, etc.). Final transcripts showing the degree conferred and certified copies of the diploma will be available after graduation from the UVM Registrar’s Office. PLEASE NOTE: Your degree conferral date is 05/18/2017, and NOT the date of your commencement ceremony.
  • LGBTQAwards & Graduation now open! On May 4, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM, in the Grand Maple Ballroom. Register for Rainbow Graduation, now, if you are interested in participating. Please contact Becky Swem, Education & Outreach Coordinator for the LGBTQA center@uvm with any questions. The RSVP deadline is April 21, 2017.
  • Please Take A few Moments to assess your Musculoskeletal Knowledge: Dr. McCarthy needs your help to assess your musculoskeletal knowledge! In case you didn’t know, musculoskeletal injuries are the second most common reason patients seek medical attention. There is a multiple-choice exam on COMET (https://comet.med.uvm.edu; Password: themsk17) under “Assessment of Musculoskeletal Knowledge.” It should take about 10-15 minutes to complete. This research will help you see where your knowledge lies, and will help us to refine the musculoskeletal curriculum at UVM to benefit future classes. Thank you! Please contact Dr. Sarah McCarthy with any questions.

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Class of 2018

  • DEADLINE THIS WEEK - Diversity in Medicine Visiting Student Scholarship: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in collaboration with the Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Internal Medicine is sponsoring the Diversity in Medicine Visiting Student Scholarship. The Diversity in Medicine Visiting Student Scholarship is an opportunity for qualified underrepresented (URM) students to participate in clinical electives in the Department of Pediatrics and Department of Internal Medicine. Participants will interact with residents and faculty and will receive mentorship from the members of the Brown Minority Housestaff Association (BMHA). Fourth year medical student in good academic standing at a U.S. accredited medical school. Student must have completed all core clerkships at their home institution. To apply, please fill out the preliminary application and submit to Diversity-Student-Scholarship@Brown.edu. The scholarship award is $1,000.00 for travel, housing and/or personal expenses. Housing is limited and available upon request. Any questions please email Diversity-Student-Scholarship@Brown.edu. The first application deadline is April 3, 2017 (for the May 28 - June 23 rotation).
  • Washington University School of Medicine ODP Visiting Elective Program: The Office of Diversity Programs (ODP) at Washington University School of Medicine adheres to the principle that a rich and diverse learning environment benefits all students. The ODP Visiting Elective Program enhances the exposure of students considering careers in academic medicine to the Washington University Medical Center, while promoting cultural diversity on the medical school campus. Accepted fourth year medical students will receive a stipend of up to $2000 to cover travel, housing and other living expenses. Students who are members of groups underrepresented in medicine or are socioeconomically disadvantaged are strongly encouraged to apply. Applications are accepted until slots are filled for electives typically taking place during the months of July through October.
  • Visiting Clerkship Program Reminder- University of Rochester: Three funded visiting clerkship positions are available at the University of Rochester Medical Center from August through November of 2017 for select applicants from backgrounds underrepresented in medicine (URiM) or who have a demonstrated vision and commitment to improving the health status of diverse patient populations via patient care, research and/or teaching. Funding includes up to $1,000 for reimbursement for travel and housing. Each student will be paired with a faculty member that will serve as a mentor and advisor. Each student will be given the opportunity to meet with the Residency Program Director. Each student will be paired with a URM resident and 4th year medical student who will introduce them to the medical center, its resources and the Rochester community. The application deadline is April 15, 2017. Read more...
  • Medical University of South Carolina - Underrepresented in Medicine Visiting Student Program: We sponsor the MUSC Underrepresented in Medicine Visiting Student Program which provides financial support to 4th-year students attending a U.S. medical school who are from backgrounds that are underrepresented in medicine including Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American/Alaskan Native, and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander. Our program includes a 4-week clinical rotation (elective or externship/sub-I) at MUSC, as well as a stipend to offset the costs of travel and housing in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina. Applications will be reviewed beginning on May 1, 2017. Read more...

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Class of 2019

  • 2017 Summer Make-Up Course Program Listing Now Available: Thanks to those of you who submitted course information for the 2017 Summer Make-Up Course Program Listing. We are pleased to inform that the updated listing for the coming summer is now available on the AAMC’s website. This listing is a searchable database accessible to medical school students, faculty members, and administrators. Should you have any questions about the 2017 Summer Make-Up Course Program Listing, please email summermakeup@aamc.org.
  • PRISM Power Hour: “Capturing Clinical Images with Mobile Devices”. April 3, 12-1pm, Davis Auditorium. During this presentation, Angela Boyer, EHR Principal Trainer Senior, PRISM Training & Support, will look at setting up your mobile device with Haiku or Canto, Epic’s mobile applications.  The presentation will explore how to use your device to take clinical images in a secure way and import those photos into your patients’ charts and notes.  Finally we will review Jot, a new Epic feature, which allows you to jot a note into your mobile device and then see it in PRISM.  For more information please contact PRISMTraining@uvmhealth.org. This class is open for all clinical PRISM users.
  • ACTION REQUIRED - Clean Out Your Given Lockers by July 01: The Office of Medical Student Education requires Clerkship level students to have lockers cleared out by July 1st, so we can begin to prepare for the 2021s (I know, right?! Wow… 2021s). If you are going to be on away rotations between now and then, you MUST clear out your locker before leaving (or have someone clear it out for you). Students who are rotating locally should clear out their lockers by July 1 (when you begin your local rotation, your OASIS Academic History Locker Info will be updated to reflect your new UVMMC Locker info; contact Jacqueline Drouin with any questions about your UVMMC locker). As a reminder, students who fail to clean out their lockers by the established deadline will be charged a $50 cleaning fee, as outlined in the UVM Medical Student Handbook Policy 950.00 – Student Lockers. Please contact the Office of Medical Student Education if you have any questions or concerns. Good luck with your rotations! We miss you around here!

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Class of 2020

  • 2017 Summer Make-Up Course Program Listing Now Available: Thanks to those of you who submitted course information for the 2017 Summer Make-Up Course Program Listing. We are pleased to inform that the updated listing for the coming summer is now available on the AAMC’s website. This listing is a searchable database accessible to medical school students, faculty members, and administrators. Should you have any questions about the 2017 Summer Make-Up Course Program Listing, please email summermakeup@aamc.org.
  • NGO Internship Abroad: One Heart Source is currently accepting applications for our 2017 Experiential Learning Programs in Cape Town, South Africa. We are offering a variety of 1, 2, and 4-week volunteer programs and internships next summer. As an OHS Volunteer/Intern you will: Gain international experience for graduate school and employment; Develop skills in international communication, mentorship and community outreach; Mentor students to achieve academic growth and cultivate lasting relationships; Immerse yourself in local communities and broaden your global perspective; and Collaborate with groups of university students from around the world. Apply for our Volunteer Programs: 2017 Application. Learn more about our Programs at our website.

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LARNER COMcares Opportunities 

Career Event Seeking Medical Student Representation

We are looking for a medical student or two to attend our career event on April 12th from 4-8pm to meet with undergraduates from across VT. Each year VGN hosts a career event for our partner colleges (Castleton, Lyndon, and Johnson State; Norwich University, Middlebury College, Saint Michael's College, Green Mountain College, Landmark College and the Community College of Vermont).

Are you available April 12th from 4:00-8:00pm to join us for dinner and discussions with undergraduates in Vermont? The event kicks off with a lively undergraduate research poster session followed by dinner and round table discussions with professionals (such as yourself) hosted at the Doubletree hotel - Williston Rd., South Burlington, VT. Please let contact Janet Murray, Director of Professional Development and Education for the Vermont Genetics Network, if you are interested.

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DEADLINE THIS WEEK - LGBTQAwards Accepting Nominations

The LGBTQA center@uvm is now accepting nominations for the Rainbow Awards Ceremony. Please visit their nomination page to review available awards and make your nominations. Please contact Becky Swem, Education & Outreach Coordinator for the LGBTQA center@uvm with any questions. The nomination submission deadline is April 7, 2017.

Drop-ins Sign-up Now Available for the Director of Student Support!

Dr. Rosen offers blocks of student drop-in times in order to make himself available to students to discuss any last-minute/emergency issues or concerns, or for the opportunity to briefly touch base with the Director of Student Support. Moving forward, you will not be able to find a link to secure a 30-minute drop-in session with Dr. Rosen under the list of "Useful Websites." Please contact Dr. Rosen's Administrative Assistance, Colleen Case, if you have any questions.

Join the LCOM Choir!

This year the LCOM Music Student Interest Group is starting a women's choir and we would like to invite all current students, faculty, and staff to join! All experience levels are welcome -- we hope to develop a collaborative and fun environment, so enthusiasm our minimum requirement! We plan to prepare a few pieces (3-4 parts) and perform for a future Music Monday.

If you are interested in participating, please add your name, email, voice part, and if you can attend our first rehearsal in our google doc. Our first rehearsal will be Thursday, April 20th from 12-1, room TBA. We will email those who sign up with our first piece of music and recordings of the parts, and to confirm the rehearsal location. Please contact Tasha Jost (co2020), Music SIG President, with any questions.

SURVEY OPPORTUNITY - Technology Use Among Medical Students

We need your help! Larner College of Medicine has been selected as one of five medical schools in the country to pilot a survey about technology use among medical students. This is an extension of a decade-long national study of undergraduate student technology use by the Educause Center for Applied Research. This anonymous survey will not only provide data to help guide the technology program at LCOM, it will be aggregated with data from the other medical schools to provide a national perspective that will be that will be reported at the Educause and Association of American Medical Colleges meetings. This sort of benchmark data is also vital for the accreditation process.

Your opinion is important. Larner College of Medicine was included in this study because of our reputation for technology integration as well as attracting tech-savvy students.

Participation in the survey is completely voluntary, and you can choose to exit the survey at any point. Your responses are anonymous. Please contact Jill Jemison, Director of UVMLCOM Technology Services, with any questions.

Call for 2018 Kroepsch-Maurice Excellence in Teaching Awards Nominations

If you know of a faculty member who has shown excellence in the classroom, let us know!  The Kroepsch-Maurice Committee depends on you to help identify faculty whom you believe qualify for this award.  Students, faculty, staff and alumni/ae are urged to forward nominations. You are welcome to submit more than one nomination per category or submit nominations in more than one category.
Each recipient will receive $2,500. Nominations are accepted in the following faculty categories: Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Lecturer (Including Senior Lecturer and Continuing Education Instructor). Areas to be considered for selection include: Excellence in instruction (including learning experiences outside the traditional classroom), Capacity to animate students and engage them in the pursuit of knowledge and understanding, Innovation in teaching methods and/or curriculum development, Demonstrated commitment to cultural diversity, Ability to motivate and challenge students, and Evidence of excellent advising. The Nomination Form is available online at: http://www.uvm.edu/ctl/km/. The deadline for nominations: April 25, 2017.

THIS WEEK - VT Networking Night

Tuesday, April 4, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, at the Alumni House, 61 Summit Street, Burlington. UVM’s Vermont Career Networking Night connects you with 60+ alumni representing a variety of career fields! Get advice on breaking into a career field, gain job and internship searching tips, and expand your professional network with supportive UVM'ers. Register and preview the alumni joining us: Vermont Career Networking Night. Professional dress. Light refreshments. No fee! Please contact career @UVM with any questions.

THIS WEEK - "Battle of the Bacteria: Antibiotic Resistance and the Evolution of Superbugs"

Each semester, more than 1000 people attend our Community Medical School lecture series, confirming that the community is more interested than ever in learning about the work of faculty at the UVM Larner College of Medicine and the UVM Medical Center. On Tuesday evening, March 7, Community Medical School begins its Spring series in Carpenter Auditorium at 6:00 pm with a presentation on exploring the science of well-being. The series, which is free and open to the public, will continue this semester on the first Tuesday of the month in April, May and June with lectures on a wide range of current topics in medicine. For more information on the Spring 2017 schedule, visit Community Medical School. To view past lectures and materials, visit the Community Medical School archives.

On Tuesday, April 04, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, in Carpenter Auditorium, W. Kemper Alston, M.D., M.P.H., Professor of Medicine and Division Chief, Infectious Disease will present "Battle of the Bacteria: Antibiotic Resistance and the Evolution of Superbugs." Explore a brief history of antibiotics and the mechanisms that lead to antibiotic resistance. Gain an understanding of "superbugs" - the bacteria that are resistant to many common antibiotics - what they are, how they evolved, and what we need to do to slow their spread.

  • UP NEXT - May 2 - "Conversations in Serious Illness: Improving Clinician-Patient-Family Communication" with Robert Gramling, M.D., D.Sc., Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Holly & Bob Miller Chair in Palliative Medicine. Encouraging highly effective communication between clinicians and seriously ill patients and their loved ones is at the core of the Vermont Palliative Care Communication Initiative. Find out about the rationale, design, and implementation of this innovative and timely public health project from a national expert and UVM's first endowed chair in palliative medicine.

A joint program between the UVM Larner College of Medicine and the UVM Medical Center, Community Medical School is an expression of our dedication to science, teaching and patient care. Lectures are presented by the same faculty who teach medical students, conduct research, and care for patients here at our academic medical center. Many faculty are world-renowned experts in their fields; all of them are passionate about sharing their knowledge and love of medical science.  We encourage you to attend one or more of the presentations to not only learn more about the work of our colleagues, but to see first-hand the important interaction between our academic medical center and the community we serve. Please contact Brittany Willette, LCOM Event Manager, with any questions.

THIS WEEK - The UVM Political Science Department presents "Dreamland: America's Opiate Epidemic and How We Got Where We Are" with Sam Quinones

April 5, 3:30 PM, in the Grand Maple Ballroom, Davis Center. The Political Science Department is sponsoring a lecture on April 5th by journalist Sam Quinones entitled "Dreamland: America's Opiate Epidemic and How We Got Where We Are." He has recently written a book Dreamland about the opiate crisis that has been nominated for a number of important awards. Sam Quinones is a journalist from Los Angeles.  He was a reporter for the Los Angeles Times from 2004-2014. He has written three nonfiction books including True Tales from Another Mexico and Antonio’s Gun and Delfina’s Dream. His most recent book Dreamland is about the opiate crisis in the United States.  It has been selected for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Dreamland brings together three important stories to explain the opiate epidemic:  the pharmaceutical industry’s aggressive marketing of opiates, the collapse of the middle class in the rust belt, and the emergence of decentralized distribution networks of Mexican heroin dealers. You can read more about his work online and see his new article at The Atlantic. Please contact Dr. Jan Carney with any questions.

THIS WEEK - Pharmacology presents "Molecular basis of lipid transport by TMEM16 scramblases"

Thursday, April 06, at 8:30 AM, in HSRF 300. The UVM Department of Pharmacology presents "Molecular basis of lipid transport by TMEM16 scramblases" with Alessio Accardu, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Will Cornell Medical College. Please contact the Department of Pharmacology with any questions.

SAVE THE DATE! LGBTQ Protections in the State of Vermont - Brown Bag Lunch Discussion

Tuesday, April 11, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, in HSRF 400 Fourth Floor Conference Room. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion presents "Vermont Civil Rights Update: LGBTQ Protections in the State of Vermont" Brown Bag Lunch Discussion open to the LCOM community, including faculty and staff. Read about this event on the event poster. Please contact the LCOM Office of Diversity and Inclusion with any questions.

UVM Burack Lecture Series presents "Opening Doors Worldwide Through Medical Science"

Tuesday, April 11, 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM, in the Livak Ballroom, in the Davis Center. Reception immediately following in the Jost Room. The University of Vermont Dan and Carole Burack President's Distinguished Lecture Series presents "Opening Doors Worldwide Through Medical Science" with Peter Agre, M.D., Bloomberg Distinguished Professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the Bloomberg School of Public Health and Director of the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute. Sponsored by The Beckman Scholars Program and the Honors College. This event is free and open to the public. For more information or with any questions, contact Jim Vigoreaux, Associate Provost and Breazzano Family Green & Gold Professor in Biology (802- 656-8513).

Your invited! Pennsylvania Alumni Reception

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. Attention Medical Students – if you are in the area in late April we would love to have you join us at this Saturday afternoon gathering at the Khans’ Home. RSVP by April 19th to attend: medalumni.relations@uvm.edu.

SAVE THE DATE! Student Council present "The Endies"

Thursday, May 18, 7:00 PM - 12:00 PM, at the ECHO Center at the Burlington Waterfront. Every class has a reason to celebrate the end of the school year with the UVM Larner College of Medicine! Join us for the End of Year Banquet -  The Endies - a night filled with delicious food, drinks, dancing, “Endy” awards and nostalgia. Don’t know what an Endy award is? It’s sort of like a mix between an Oscar and a Dundie only you get to nominate your classmates for categories that include “most likely to visualize the posterior pharynx by looking at the back of an SP’s neck.” Let’s send off our seniors in style as we celebrate all of our accomplishments over the past year. Tickets will be sold starting May 1st in OMSE. Cost will be $25 per person/$40 per couple (any two individuals buying together) and includes a catered dinner. Friends & partners are welcome. There will be a cash bar. Please contact LCOM Student Council with any questions.

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UAB Orthopedics Research Program

UAB Orthopaedic Surgery is offering a one year research program for medical students interested in applying for orthopaedic residency. This is the 6th year of this program and we are increasing the number of positions to two. 
The research fellows will spend approximately 70% of the time in research activities, and 30% of the time pursuing clinical interests, including assistance in the clinic and OR and attendance at resident conferences and journal clubs. The majority of the fellow’s time will be spent with me, a fellowship-trained shoulder specialist, although participation in research studies with other faculty will be strongly encouraged. Previous fellows have pursued projects in shoulder, sports medicine, pediatrics, spine, hand, foot and ankle, and tumor.
I encourage you to contact me, Brent Ponce, at bponce@uabmc.edu or our current research fellow, Parke Hudson, at phuds002@ucr.edu for more information. Application materials can be found online. The salary is $25,000.

Third Annual Regional Telehealth Conference

The Northeast Telehealth Resource Center (NETRC) is pleased to invite you to participate in our third annual regional telehealth conference to be held on May 23 and 24, 2017 in Amherst, MA (UMass Hotel and Campus Center). This spring, stakeholders from across the NETRC region (New England, New Jersey, and New York) and beyond will gather to learn about telehealth best practice and innovation, network with colleagues, and identify opportunities to advance their telehealth programs. Join us to explore the issues impacting telehealth program development and expansion as we look at Taking Telehealth Mainstream.

The UVM Medical Center will co-host a NETRC telemedicine training during this conference. See the conference flyer for more details. For more information contact us at 1-800-379-2021 or netrc@mcdph.org.

Invitation for all Female Medical Students in New England to "The B.O.N.E.S. Initiative"

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM, at Brigham and Women's Hospital, in Boston, MA. The Women of Harvard Combined Orthopedic Residency Program invite all female medical students in New England to "The Bones Initiative" (Bringing Orthopedics to New England Students of Medicine) to hear from women in orthopedic residency, fellowship, and practice discuss how they manage their professional and personal lives; learn and practice orthopedic surgical skills, including suturing, fracture reduction and fixation techniques, splinting, and more; join us for an interactive session with skills training and learn why orthopedics is a great profession for women! Please contact Betsy Casey (617-732-8064) with any questions.

Northwestern University McGaw Residency Program Showcase

April 29, 2017, 8:00 AM- 2:30 PM, in Chicago, IL. Registration Deadline: April 17, 2017. Stipend Deadline: March 20, 2017. Visit their webpage for more information. McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at the Feinberg School of Medicine are pleased to sponsor the 10th Annual Residency Showcase. This program is open to all rising fourth-year medical students (graduating 2018), and students with diverse backgrounds and skill sets are strongly encouraged to attend to meet program directors and current residents, hear tips about applying, interviewing and submitting a strong application. Each year the Diversity Council sponsors travel stipends for underrepresented minority students.

Located along the shores of Lake Michigan, McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University is one of the largest graduate medical education institutions in the country. McGaw’s consortium of world-class clinical affiliates, together with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, provides advanced healthcare to the communities and patients in a variety of diverse settings. McGaw’s member institutions and affiliates include top-ranked urban, suburban, specialized and general hospitals such as our US News & World Report Honor Roll-recognized partners Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Please contact Vicky Radaios, Associate Department Administrator, with any questions.

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Lost something? Email the Office of Medical Student Education (OMSE) a description of the item, where and when it was last seen, and who to contact if someone finds the item, and we will happily post it here!


Please visit the Office of Medical Education, in Given Courtyard N100, if one of the following items is yours (items left unclaimed for more than three weeks will be left as freebies in the student lounge):

  • Black knit Express cardigan sweater with pockets, size S

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Two Bedrooms For Rent

4bed/2bath house has two rooms available. Roommates are two class of 2020 UVM COM students. Hardwood floors, spacious living space, furnished kitchen (refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, stovetop oven), washer/dryer included, lots of storage space in semi-furnished attic and basement. Driveway and street parking. 5 minute walk to campus (3 if you hustle). $700/month each plus utilities. Trash removal included. If interested, contact Dylon Gookin, dylon.gookin@med.uvm.edu.

New North End Room for Rent, $580/ All utilities included

One private room available for rent in three bedroom second floor apartment in a quiet, family-friendly neighborhood with a young couple. Must like cats. No additional pets. Non-smoker. Not a party house. The rent is $580/month with all utilities included. Tenants split internet. Located 3.5 miles from UVM, UVM-MC and less than 1 mile from a grocery store. We are seeking a professional, graduate student, or medical student. Available May 31st 2017 for a year lease. If you are interested, please contact me at jenna10689@gmail.com.

4-Bedroom and 2-Bathroom Apartment Available June 15

Bright, clean, renovated 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment for one year lease beginning June 15, 2017.  Located close to UVM and downtown, this spacious 4-bedroom apartment offers upscale living with hardwood floors, granite kitchen and up-to-date appliances, including washer and dryer. Off-street parking. Rent is $3000 plus utilities. Plowing, water, trash removal and lawn care included.  No pets, no smoking. Call Janet at (802) 233-4317 or email jliscio@gmail.com.

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