Academic and Clinical Excellence

We offer educational programs and research opportunities in a setting that promotes the education of the community, staff, and students. Our programs are offered in  conjunction with the clinical care provided by the Women's Health Care Service at The University of Vermont Medical Center.

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Research and Education

The Department maintains an active program of research that includes clinical, translational and basic science investigation relevant to women's health. Our research is supported by extramural and intramural funding and derived from a combination of federal, private and institutional sources. Research programs in the areas of gynecologic oncology, reproductive endocrinology, high-risk obstetrics and more allow our patients to receive the newest innovations in health care without having to travel to Boston or New York City. All of these programs allow our students, residents and fellows to receive the high quality, innovative medical education required to serve the women of this region, and the country in the future.

Clinical Excellence

We provide specialty and subspecialty care for the women of Vermont and northern New York. Our cutting-edge clinical programs include the Women's Center for Pelvic Health (a multidisciplinary center for the treatment of incontinence and pelvic relaxation in women), the Fetal Diagnostic Center (a state-of-the-art ultrasound and genetic diagnosis center) and the In Vitro Fertilization program.


Resources

Ob/Gyn Grand Rounds - January / February

Dana Medical Library - Ob/Gyn Library Resources   

Research Seminar - February 8


Divisions

Each division focuses on individual educational and research objectives and academic activities including fellowship training, research, and other scholarly work.

Medical Students

 

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For the past 3 years, the University of Vermont Department of Ob/Gyn has hosted a Regional Resident Readiness Course (Bootcamp) for 4th year medical students from Brown, Tufts, and UVM to prepare students to transition from student to doctor.  This year, the group did a team building exercise involving painting the female reproductive system.

 

The Story of HPV:  Cervical Cancer, Genital Warts, the Vaccine & More


Tuesday, March 6

Elisabeth Wegner, M.D., Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

Originating millions of years ago, HPV - Human Papilloma Virus - is among a small group of known infectious agents that can cause cancer.  Learn about the serendipity, scientific achievements, medical ethics, and challenges generated by the sexually-transmitted types of PHPV.  Learn how and what types of cancers HPV can cause in men and women, and prevention and treatment approaches, including the political and societal controversies over the highly effective HPV vaccine. 

6-7:30 p.m.  Carpenter Auditorium 

Announcements

Nathalie Feldman, M.D., Educator Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, was recently awarded (along with her colleague, Judy Lewis, MD in the Dept. of Psychiatry) the UVM Larner College of Medicine Teaching Academy's "Educational Scholarship Award" for her work on the learning environment.