News from the College

  • College’s Student AMWA Chapter Hosts Girls’ Science Discovery Day
    May 8, 2017
    Can assembling Mr. Potato Head figures teach you about health care? This fun exercise and a wide range of other activities offered at Girls’ Science Discovery Day were designed to provide the 99 seventh- and eighth-grade girls in attendance with a glimpse into the health care field.
  • Students’ Creativity & Curiosity on Display at Research Conference
    May 5, 2017
    Larner College of Medicine student research projects were among a record 440 projects showcased at the University of Vermont’s 2017 Student Research Conference on April 27, 2017 in the Davis Center’s Grand Maple Ballroom. The event – the largest in its 11-year history – was a display of student passion for research and poise in presentation.
  • Budd to Deliver Research Laureate Lecture on Lupus May 9
    May 5, 2017
    Larner College of Medicine Research Laureate and University Distinguished Professor of Medicine Ralph Budd, M.D., will present the inaugural Research Laureate Lecture on May 9, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. in the Sullivan Classroom in the Medical Education Center. His talk is titled “The El Greco Lesson: 33 Years of Thinking Lupus.”
  • Feldman Appointed Director of Learning Environment
    May 2, 2017
    Christa Zehle, M.D., associate dean for students, has announced that Nathalie Feldman, M.D., education assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences, has been appointed director of the Learning Environment in the Office of Medical Student Education at the Larner College of Medicine, effective May 2, 2017.
  • Accelerated Programs Allow UVM Students to Finish Master's Degrees in Less Time
    May 1, 2017
    Nearly 25 years ago, University of Vermont faculty hatched a novel idea: empower undergraduate students to take a step forward in their career pursuits by dipping into master’s-level courses — accelerating the pace at which they could obtain a degree.
  • University of Vermont Mourns the Passing of Robert Larner, UVM’39, M.D.’42
    April 26, 2017
    Robert Larner, M.D., the Burlington native for whom the UVM Larner College of Medicine was named in September of 2016, died peacefully at his home in Woodland Hills, Calif. on Thursday, April 20, 2017. He was 99 years old.
  • International Partnerships, Education Mark Global Health Celebration
    April 26, 2017
    Physicians and educators from the Dominican Republic and Kazan, Russia, along with faculty and staff from the Global Health Program based at Western Connecticut Health Network (WCHN), visited the Larner College of Medicine campus April 24-25, 2017 to participate in a Celebration of Global Health.
  • Gramling to Discuss Improving Clinician-Patient-Family Communication at Community Medical School on 5/2
    April 26, 2017
    Join the Larner College of Medicine community for the third lecture of the Community Medical School Spring 2017 series on May 2! This week, Robert Gramling, M.D., D.Sc., will discuss “Conversations in Serious Illness: Improving Clinician-Patient-Family Communication” starting at 6:00 pm in the Carpenter Auditorium in the Given Building.
  • “Reverence for Life”: Schweitzer Fellows Aim to Address Health Needs of Underserved
    April 14, 2017
    Developing leaders in service is the core mission of the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) program. This month, eight Larner College of Medicine students were named 2017-18 Schweitzer Fellows by the New Hampshire/Vermont Schweitzer Fellowship.
  • Leffler Named Chief Population Health and Quality Officer of UVM Health Network
    April 13, 2017
    The University of Vermont Health Network has selected Stephen Leffler, M.D., as chief population health and quality officer. In this role, Leffler, who is currently chief medical officer and chief quality officer for the University of Vermont Medical Center, will oversee coordination of quality, patient safety and population health programs for the six hospitals in the UVM Health Network.

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