News from the College

  • Jemison Named Assistant Dean for Technology/CIO
    February 24, 2020
    Jill Jemison has been named assistant dean for technology/chief information officer for the UVM Larner College of Medicine.
  • TGIR Hosts Virus "Slam" on 2019-nCoV
    February 13, 2020
    University of Vermont scientists, physicians, and students gathered at the Larner College of Medicine February 6 for the first-ever on-campus “virus slam” hosted by the Translational Global Infectious Diseases Research Center. At the event, some twenty experts, from five UVM colleges and institutes, gave five-minute mini-talks that ranged from explaining the biochemistry of the virus’ interaction with the human immune system to interpreting the latest data from the World Health Organization.
  • Firestone Medical Research Building Funding Approved
    February 10, 2020
    The Larner College of Medicine biomedical research enterprise received another boost on January 31 when the members of the University of Vermont Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve construction of the Firestone Medical Research Building.
  • Goldman Named Inaugural Follansbee Professor
    February 4, 2020
    Glenn Goldman, M.D., professor of medicine and chief of dermatology, was invested as the inaugural Rogers and Nancy Follansbee Professor of Dermatology during a formal ceremony held February 3, 2020 at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont.
  • College Announces New Medical Student Research Fellowships
    February 3, 2020
    Larner College of Medicine medical students who are interested in taking a deeper dive into research have a new opportunity: The College's Medical Student Research Fellowships. Announced January 31, the program offers two one-year research fellowships to be conducted between the third and fourth years of medical school. Applications are due by no later than March 20, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Foundations Awards Celebration Honors Class of 2022, Faculty, & Staff
    January 30, 2020
    The Class of 2022 medical students marked their completion of the first level of the Vermont Integrated Curriculum at the annual Foundations Celebration event January 30, 2020. The event provides an opportunity for second-year medical students to join with faculty and staff and express their gratitude for the contributions of these College community members to their medical education journey.
  • Director of Student Well-Being Rosen Published in The Snowboarders Journal
    January 21, 2020
    Lee Rosen, Ph.D., assistant professor psychiatry and director of student well-being, recently published an essay, titled “Tumbling into Mindfulness–A Novice at Age 50,” in the November 2019 issue of The Snowboarder’s Journal. His essay explores how learning to snowboard as an adult forced him to practice the “growth mindset” he teaches to students and patients.
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  • AOA, GHHS & Wellness StorySlamRx Event Draws a Crowd
    January 19, 2020
    The Wellness Committee, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, and Gold Humanism Honor Society at the University of Vermont’s Larner College of Medicine hosted the second annual “StorySlamRX – Voices in Medicine” event on January 23 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the Hoehl Gallery in the Health Science Research Facility.
  • Teaching Academy Retreat Events Focus on New Members, Awards, & Assessment
    January 18, 2020
    ​The Teaching Academy at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont held its annual Snow Season Education Retreat on January 15-16, 2020 in the College’s Medical Education Center and UVM Davis Center. Highlights included an Induction Ceremony for 2019 new members and advanced members, the presentation of the annual Teaching and Education Awards, and the first annual Snow Season Debate, moderated by Professor and Chair of Pediatrics Lewis First, M.D.
  • Investing in Education: How Gifts Make a Difference for Our Students
    December 20, 2019
    At the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, the impact of generous gifts from alumni and other friends of the College are clearly illustrated by our students, who are grateful for donor support that has afforded them the opportunity to attend and present at national conferences through travel awards, conduct research trough fellowship awards, and scholarships.