News from the College

  • Transitioning to Clerkships: Class of 2021 Takes on Next Level of Training
    April 12, 2019
    After 18 months of active-learning in the classroom, primary care offices around Vermont, and clinical skills sessions in the Clinical Simulation Laboratory at the University of Vermont, the UVM Larner College of Medicine Class of 2021 was excited, if not a bit nervous, to start working more regularly and directly with patients and physicians in clinical settings. This week, as many students in the class started to round out their first clinical rotation, we touched base with them to hear about their expectations, challenges, successes, and takeaways from this next step in their medical education.
  • Larner College of Medicine Faculty Inventions Recognized at Annual I2V Conference
    April 8, 2019
    More than a dozen Larner College of Medicine faculty and scientists were recognized during the awards portion of the 14th annual Invention to Venture (I2V) conference April 5, 2019.
  • Larner Education Team, Med Students Present at 2019 AAMC NEGEA Conference
    April 5, 2019
    Several members of the Larner College of Medicine Teaching Academy staff, Active Learning office and Office of Medical Student Education, as well as medical students from the Social Justice Coalition, are attending and presenting at the 2019 Association of American Medical Colleges Northeast Group on Educational Affairs (NEGEA) conference. The event, which is taking place at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, runs through April 6.
  • Innovative Research Model Sheds Light on Immune Response in Dengue Infection
    March 28, 2019
    Investigators in UVM's Vaccine Testing Center and Center for Translational Global Infectious Disease Research (TGIR) have uncovered details of the human immune response to infection with dengue - a close "cousin" of the Zika virus - which 40 percent of the global population is at risk for contracting. Their study findings were reported recently in the Lancet’s open-access journal EBioMedicine.
  • Research Laureate Bates Discusses Physicist’s Approach to the Lung April 8
    March 26, 2019
    On Monday, April 8, Professor of Medicine Jason Bates, Ph.D., Sc.D., a world-class researcher and internationally recognized expert in the field of lung mechanics, will present his Research Laureate lecture, titled “A Physicist’s Approach to the Lung,” at noon in the Sullivan Classroom in the Medical Education Center at the Larner College of Medicine.
  • Community Medical School on Public Health Impact of Vaping Draws 100+ Attendees
    March 22, 2019
    The Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont and UVM Medical Center are hosting a Community Medical School lecture by Associate Professor of Psychiatry Andrea Villanti, M.P.H., Ph.D., titled “Vaping, Juuling, and E-Cigarettes: Public Health Implications” on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 6 p.m. in Carpenter Auditorium in the Given Building at the College of Medicine.
  • VT Lung Center Marks 20 Years as ALA Airways Clinical Research Network Member
    March 6, 2019
    Twenty years ago, a small local chapter of the American Lung Association took on the daring task of bringing an Airways Clinical Research Center (ACRC) to Vermont. On February 28, clinicians, patients, donors, staff and board members gathered to celebrate two decades of lung disease treatment research in the only ACRC in a rural area - the Vermont Lung Center at UVM's ACRC, part of the nation’s largest not-for-profit network of clinical research centers dedicated to asthma and COPD treatment.
  • Neurosurgery Chief Durham Answers the Question "Why Aren't There More Female Surgeons?"
    March 6, 2019
    "Why does society first think 'male' when they hear the word 'surgeon'?" Associate Professor Surgery and Neurosurgery Chief Susan Durham, M.D., asked the group of medical students.
  • Hudson Headwaters LIC Students Present Community Projects
    February 26, 2019
    Dozens of preceptors, as well as leaders and staff from the Larner College of Medicine and its Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship (LIC) partner Hudson Headwaters Health Network (HHHN), gathered at the historic Queensbury Hotel in Glens Falls, N.Y. for dinner and community project presentations by Class of 2020 medical students Dylon Gookin, Isabella Kratzer, Chad Serels and Collin York on February 20.
  • Cultural Awareness Event Explores Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Approaches
    February 25, 2019
    The 18th annual Cultural Awareness Conference at the University of Vermont on February 20, 2019 focused on “Opioid Use Disorder: What is Our Role in Building a Humanistic Response?”

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